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Why Rural EDs Are Struggling to Survive
A statistical brief from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shines a light on just how wide the gap is...
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: ACOs Offer Opportunities for Physician Executives
Improving clinical outcomes and lowering medical costs, tenets of the accountable care organization, require a specific...
Web Exclusive: Texas Hospital Receives Level III Trauma Designation
Rio Grande Regional Hospital in McAllen, TX, has been given a Level III trauma designation from the Texas Department...
In rural CA, a debate on how to save a hospital
Rural hospitals across the nation have struggled to stay afloat. There are, of course, fewer patients in rural areas...
Hospitals partner up on medical facility in Frederick
  Two huge regional hospitals in northern Colorado — Longmont United Hospital and Poudre Valley Health...
A remedy for Mississippi's health blues
Aaron Shirley, MD, has devoted his career to serving the rural poor in the Mississippi Delta, but now the 77-year-old...
Safety Issues: Similarities, Differences Exist Among Small and Large Hospitals
Although the general principles of what goes into creating a culture of safety are the same at small and large...
Web site gives data critiquing Oklahoma hospitals
The Oklahoma Hospital Association launched a Web site giving patient quality and safety information for 80 Oklahoma...
Seniors in poor areas more likely to die after surgery
Elderly Americans who live in low-income ZIP codes are more likely to die after surgery than those who live in...