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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...
Web Exclusive: Emory Healthcare, Saint Joseph's Hospital Form Partnership
 The partnership will give Emory the controlling stake, but allow the Catholic hospital to keep its religious...
Web Exclusive: 'Smart' Cardiac Cath Could Speed Arrhythmia Treatment
Researchers have developed a cardiac catheter that combines sensing and therapy onto one device. The "map and...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Job Growth Up Slightly in February
The healthcare sector created 34,300 payroll additions in February 2011, more than double the number of payroll...
Health pilot eyes a new approach to reimbursement
Pay-for-performance may be coming to New Hampshire’s healthcare industry. Under a five-year pilot program...