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Top Democrats reject new plan to cut Medicare spending
Leading Congressional Democrats immediately recoiled Tuesday from a new proposal to cut $600 billion in Medicare...
Tighter medical privacy rules sought
The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer...
MA patients' files left at public dump
Four Massachusetts community hospitals are investigating how thousands of patient health records, some containing...
E-medical records: More ’meaningful use’
The push toward electronic medical records has garnered a lot of attention lately as the federal rules roll out for...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Bill that would offer free malpractice coverage faces hurdles
House lawmakers moving legislation to lure physicians to medically underserved areas are hoping the politics...
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...
Hospitals examining risks of older blood
Facing surgery? You could receive blood that's been stored for a week, or three weeks, or nearly six — and...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
Hospital settles alleged ADA violation
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has agreed to pay hearing-impaired patient Kenton Hermans $5,000 and to implement...
Newsletter: Medical Environment Update
Timely medical compliance news from OSHA, CDC, EPA, and other regulatory agencies!
Video: Bloodborne Pathogens Training Video
Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the bloodborne pathogens standard!
Video: Hazard Communication Standard Training Video
Meets OSHA requirements for training employees on the Hazard Communication Standard!
Video: Needlestick Prevention Training Video
Highlighting the five most frequent needlestick scenarios, this training video instructs frontline healthcare staff on...
Newsletter: OSHA Watch
This bi-monthly newsletter gives you the information you need to help you manage your entire OSHA compliance program.
Book: OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities
This concise primer cuts through the clutter and illustrates how to maintain compliance. Save time trying to interpret...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Book: Facility Safety and Emergency Management
Promote facility safety and emergency management throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Facility Safety...