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Web Exclusive: Gawande on Checklists: Why Don't Hospitals Use Them?
Surgeon and author Atul Gawande speaks to a hospital audience about how hard it is to get providers to adopt...
Web Exclusive: Top 10 Healthcare Quality Issues for 2011
Here are the top quality challenges healthcare providers will face in 2011—many, such as imaging  exposure...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Chronic illnesses driving up MI’s healthcare costs
Chronic illnesses, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease, are costing Michigan big bucks, according to a study...
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...
Web Exclusive: A Mammogram As A Metaphor For Patient-Centered Care
Several friends recently told me their tales of mammography angst. Not exactly the patient-friendly experience one...
Study: Mammograms catch few cancers in young women
Mammograms detect few cancers in women under the age of 40 but cause expense and anxiety because women frequently get...
The Impact of Personalized Medicine Today
Download the latest HealthLeaders Media Breakthroughs report "The Impact of Personalized Medicine Today," for a look at...
Mobile clinic's return to Los Angeles puts focus on follow-up care
Doctors and other medical personnel who volunteered last August at the largest free health clinic ever held in Los...
Magazine: House Calls to Avoid Emergency Calls
A pilot program aims to reduce costs and improve outcomes by visiting patients in the home.