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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: Wright Memorial Readies $30M MO Hospital
The Trenton, MO hospital, part of the not-for-profit 11-hospital Saint Luke's Health System, has a 24/7...
Web Exclusive: PHA Backs Repeal of Ban on Physician-Owned Hospitals
Physician Hospitals of America is lobbying Congress in a long-shot attempt to repeal a section of the Patient...
Web Exclusive: U.S. Healthcare Costs Accelerate Slightly
The average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial health plans and Medicare programs rose 6.29...
Gadgets to keep new hospital free from infection
One of the United Kingdom's newest hospitals has been showing off the latest technology to keep hospitals clean...
Web Exclusive: APIC: Automated Surveillance Prevents HAIs
Facilities that employ computer technologies to detect infectious organisms responsible for hospital-acquired...
Florida hospitals join forces to cut readmissions
  Eighty-one hospitals in Florida are teaming up with one important goal: to reduce the number of infections...
Hospital’s program makes progress against MRSA
At the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America’s annual meeting in Orlando, FL, the medical director of...