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Web Exclusive: Moody's: Leadership a Top Factor in Hospital Ratings
The quality and capability of leadership—including a hospital's board and management team—are primary...
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...
Web Exclusive: U.S. Low on Hospital Beds, Physician Visits, High on Costs
Health services in the U.S. are less effectively deployed or come at a higher price comparable to its peer countries...
Outpatient, Readmission Data Added to Hospital Compare Site
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has expanded the amount of information available on its Hospital...
MA outpatient care ranked high
<p><advertisement></advertisement>Massachusetts hospitals as a whole outperform hospitals across the...
Rating system for Medicare Advantage plans is flawed; changes are planned
About 47 million people are in Medicare, the federal health program for the elderly and disabled; nearly a quarter of...
Web Exclusive: Childhood Mortality Rates Improve, But U.S. Falls Further Behind
A new study of worldwide childhood and infant mortality rates contains both good and bad news about a major measure of...
Validity of hospital rankings
Every year, U.S. News & World Report compiles a list of the top 50 hospitals in a wide range of specialties. The...
Web Exclusive: Are Hospital Rankings Popularity Contests or Measures of Quality?
How much reputation should be used in hospital ranking is unclear, but certainly these scores should not be based on...
Illinois hospitals open a window on their performance
The Illinois Hospital Association on Wednesday will debut an information-packed Web site, the first of its kind in the...

Continuing Education: The Physician Advisor’s Role in CDI: A Collaborative Approach for Success
This one-day seminar provides an in-depth session on the essential functions of the physician advisor and his or her...