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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
After stroke scans, patients face serious health risks
An examination by The New York Times has found that radiation overdoses were larger and more widespread than previously...
Milwaukee hospitals above average in CT scans
Two Milwaukee County hospitals performed many more abdominal imaging tests than other hospitals around the country...
New government report raises questions about CT scans at Illinois hospitals
The information from the government shocked administrators at Edward Hospital. Their doctors were ordering so-called...
Overuse of CT scans will lead to new cancer deaths, a study shows
Widespread overuse of CT scans and variations in radiation doses caused by different machines are subjecting patients...
Third Los Angeles-area hospital in radiation overdose probe
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has widened its investigation into radiation overdoses that patients have...
U.S. study weighs lifetime risks from CT scans
As many as 7% of patients from a large U.S. hospital system had enough radiation exposure from CT scans during their...
CT scans can be better medicine for doctors than for patients
Introduced in the 1970s, computed tomography scans have become a standard procedure for common problems. Doctors in the...

Book: Statistics Basics: A Resource Guide for Healthcare Managers
A new addition to HCPro's Basics series, this logical book and CD-ROM are a primer for any healthcare manager embarking...
Book: Making Your Data Work:
This book and CD-ROM will help staff quickly and easily find and present valuable information to improve quality and...
Book: A Practical Guide to Managing Disruptive and Impaired Physicians, Second Edition
Don’t let disruptive physician behavior and impairment negatively affect your hospital’s operations or put your...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to ACO Strategy
In the wake of healthcare reform, ACOs continue to emerge as the care delivery and reimbursement model of the future...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Webcast: OPPE Best Practices Series: When OPPE leads to FPPE
Join speakers Valerie Handunge, MA, senior healthcare strategy and operations consultant, Deloitte Consulting, and...