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5 Secrets to ACO Success
Transparency and these five core competencies are 'must haves' for accountable care organizations that wish to achieve...
Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
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...
Web Exclusive: Battling Physician Burnout
Many of the trends within the physician workforce are often attributed to the consequences of a changing physician...
Medical know-how raises suicide risk for doctors
An estimated 300 to 400 U.S. doctors kill themselves each year, which some doctors say is because the stigma of mental...
Fewer boards discipline doctors
The number and rate of serious disciplinary actions against physicians has decreased for the third consecutive year...
Doctors who kill themselves
Physicians have the highest suicide rate of any profession—between 300 and 400 doctors take their own lives every...