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$1.5B DMC deal close set for Friday
On Friday, the Detroit Medical Center should be part of the Vanguard Health Systems, capping months of work and a...
Web Exclusive: Former Spectranetics execs named in 12-count indictment
Three former executives of Spectranetics Corp., a Colorado Springs-based medical-laser maker, are named in a...
IL doctor records taken offline
Illinois once provided the public with detailed histories of the state's doctors — including whether the...
MO reverses policy that removed older data on hospital infections
Missouri will start publishing past years of data about hospital infection rates on its website, the state's top health...
With healthcare, is bigger always better?
Carilion Clinic owns the two hospitals in Roanoke, VA, and six others in the region, employs 550 doctors and...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals Fined More than $1M For Failure to Report Adverse Events
One-fourth of California's 450 acute care hospitals have been fined a total of more than $1 million so far for failing...
Web Exclusive: Leapfrog Announces Survey Partnership with Quantros
The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization representing major private and public purchasers of healthcare benefits...
Illinois hospital death rates published by state
Patients die of common medical conditions more often at some of the Chicago area's best-known hospitals than at other...
Web Exclusive: New CMS Dashboard the Start of More Health Cost, Quality Transparency
A public Web site introduced this week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has a dashboard that will...
CT health officials say adverse report data might not tell the whole story
Publicizing serious medical mishaps would not help consumers judge the safety of Connecticut's hospitals and surgical...

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
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: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Handbook: Peer Review and Quality Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Credentials Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Department Chair Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Medical Executive Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Book: The Medical Executive Committee Manual
Give physician leaders the knowledge and tools to confidently and effectively carry out their MEC responsibilities and...