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AAMI: Meaningful use rewards early interoperability adopters
Evaluating hospital networks, data, drivers and device types should be completed before embarking on an...
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...
What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Democrats plan attack on Republican repeal effort
Democratic leaders in Washington plan to spend the next week doing what they all but refused to do in the 2010...
CA insurance commissioner to Blue Shield: Delay rate hike
California's new insurance commissioner called Thursday for health insurer Blue Shield of California to delay...
GOP governors want leeway to cut Medicaid rolls
Republican governors are pressing the Obama administration to make it easier for states to cut Medicaid enrollment...
Joint Commission Official: Don't Put Patients in Egress Halls When ED Overcrowds
Those of you who plan to move patients into exit corridors when routine ED overcrowding occurs may want to reconsider...
Hospitals try to calm doctors’ outbursts
During an operation at a Salem, MA, hospital in 2007, an orthopedic surgeon was frustrated by a pair of scissors that...

Book: Statistics Basics: A Resource Guide for Healthcare Managers
A new addition to HCPro's Basics series, this logical book and CD-ROM are a primer for any healthcare manager embarking...
Book: Making Your Data Work:
This book and CD-ROM will help staff quickly and easily find and present valuable information to improve quality and...
Book: A Practical Guide to Managing Disruptive and Impaired Physicians, Second Edition
Don’t let disruptive physician behavior and impairment negatively affect your hospital’s operations or put your...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to ACO Strategy
In the wake of healthcare reform, ACOs continue to emerge as the care delivery and reimbursement model of the future...
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: OPPE Best Practices Series: When OPPE leads to FPPE
Join speakers Valerie Handunge, MA, senior healthcare strategy and operations consultant, Deloitte Consulting, and...