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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...
Some hospitals think ’lean’ when it comes to healthcare
Of all the indignities that befall us at the doctor's office or in a hospital, the interminable wait is probably the...
Web Exclusive: How Will Partnership for Patients Reduce Medical Harm?
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hasn't yet explained much about how it intends to track success rates...
Democrats plan attack on Republican repeal effort
Democratic leaders in Washington plan to spend the next week doing what they all but refused to do in the 2010...
J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
NRC fines VA $39K over radiation violations in prostate cancer programs
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday levied a $39,000 fine against the Department of Veterans Affairs for...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
  Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
States fail to report disciplined caregivers to federal database
Hundreds of state agencies nationwide have never told the federal government about health professionals they...

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Audio Conference: Beyond the MS-DRG: Capture SOI and ROM through Documentation Improvement Efforts
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Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
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