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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...
Dallas-area employers unite to collect data on health benefits
  Nine large North Texas employers have formed a partnership to help each other get a grip on rising health...
Web Exclusive: Quality Challenges from Within: Findings from the HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2010
In our HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2010, quality leaders again ranked the category "quality/patient...
Magazine: Quality: Challenges from Within
Many healthcare quality leaders see themselves as being proactive—taking steps quickly to save time, money, and...
Mental Health Parity Law May Not Mean Greater Access to Care
Even with the passage last year of national mental health parity legislation, large gaps in access to mental healthcare...
Emergency room workers say problems are rampant
Doctors and nurses who work U.S. emergency rooms do not have much confidence in their safety and worry about working...
U.S. hospitals lag in patient satisfaction
In the first national survey of patients’ experiences, many hospitals were found wanting in key areas such as...
What would you like to see changed in Medicare's PQRI?
The American Medical Association is now looking for feedback on the 2007 Physician Quality Reporting Initiative...

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...