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McKinsey stands by contested health insurance survey
Under fire from Democrats in Congress, consulting firm McKinsey & Co. today released its methodology for a...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
Embryonic stem cells may help elderly battle blindness
A therapy derived from human embryonic stem cells may help millions of Americans battle a common form of blindness...
A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
Analysis illustrates big gap between Medicare taxes and benefits
An updated financial analysis shows that the amount workers have paid does not come close to covering the full value...
Drug approvals slipped in 2010
The Food and Drug Administration approved about 21 drugs in 2010, a relatively modest figure that shows the...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Commentary: Does oversight threaten the doctor-patient bond?
A recent debate in healthcare reform has centered on the $1.1 billion set aside in the economic stimulus bill to...
Newsletter: Medical Environment Update
A subscription to Medical Environment Update pays for itself by saving you time sorting through complex regulations and...
Video: Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video
Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the bloodborne pathogens standard!
Video: Needlestick Prevention Training Video
Highlighting the five most frequent needlestick scenarios, this training video instructs frontline healthcare staff on...
Newsletter: OSHA Watch
This bi-monthly newsletter gives you the information you need to help you manage your entire OSHA compliance program.
Book: OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities
This concise primer cuts through the clutter and illustrates how to maintain compliance. Save time trying to interpret...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Book: Facility Safety and Emergency Management
Promote facility safety and emergency management throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Facility Safety...
Book: The Compliance Guide to the OSHA GHS Standard for Hazardous Chemical Labeling
The Hazard Communication standard is one of the most cited and penalized OSHA standards. OSHA has revamped the standard...
Video: Hazard Communication Training: Implementing the GHS
This 30 minute video will help healthcare facilities train staff on OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication standard.