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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...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Rare sharing of data leads to progress on Alzheimer's
In 2003, a group of scientists and executives from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration...
Emergency Rooms See Doubling Of Visits Related to Non-Medical Narcotic Use
Hospital emergency rooms are grappling with an alarming increase in the number of patients whose illnesses involve...
Web Exclusive: CDC, Premier Test Effectiveness of Infection Prevention Tool
A joint research initiative to test new technologies for predicting incidents of central line associated bloodstream...
Web Exclusive: One Year Later: What Have We Learned from H1N1?
It's been nearly a year since H1N1 arrived in the U.S. How has the healthcare system responded and is the nation any...
Web Exclusive: Four Ways to Properly Store Vaccines
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD—with funding assistance...
Millions of H1N1 Doses Will Expire on Feb. 15
All lots of monovalent 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in pre-filled syringes manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur—and not...
Fertility, In Vitro Treatments Becoming More Common and Costly to Healthcare
The number of fertility or in vitro treatments continues to rapidly increase, and half of the 54,656 infants born 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...