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Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
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...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
IBM unveils strategy in electronic health records
I.B.M. has been quietly saying for months that it planned to enter the market for electronic health records, a business...
More doctors are prescribing medicines online
Doctors are increasingly prescribing medications electronically, abandoning the traditional paper scripts that can...
EMR conversion doesn't always help physician communication
In this posting from the KevinMD.com Medical Weblog, internal medicine physician Stuart Sutton cautions about the...
Web Exclusive: Sharing Quality Lessons—and Health Records—with the Veterans Health Administration
As work continues on healthcare reform and improving quality, observing how veterans' healthcare has evolved in recent...
Clinical information technologies and inpatient outcomes
Hospitals with automated notes and records, order entry, and clinical decision support had fewer complications, lower...
EHRs: Building blocks for quality healthcare
If we look to EHRs to address existing gaps in quality of care, it is important to provide primary care physicians in...

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...