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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...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
Radiation should follow a mastectomy for advanced cancer, but often doesn't
Radiation after a mastectomy for advanced breast cancer is part of the standard treatment guidelines. But more than a...
Portland, OR doc makes house calls by bicycle
Before leaving the office to visit a homebound patient, Tony Ohotto, MD, gathered a few necessities: his stethoscope...
NQF Founder: Quality Measure Science Still 'Immature'
Kenneth Kizer, founder of the National Quality Forum, talks about how far quality measures have come over the last...
ACO Options to be Explored by Two Texas Health Systems
Texas Health Resources and Methodist Health System have signed an agreement to study the possible formation of a...
Web Exclusive: Leadership Priorities for Healthcare Reform Survival
To meet the challenges of healthcare reform, hospital executives must commit themselves to hospital efficiency and...
NRC fines VA $39K over radiation violations in prostate cancer programs
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday levied a $39,000 fine against the Department of Veterans Affairs for...
Can chance make you a killer?
Imagine you are a hospital doctor. Some patients die. But how many is too many before you or your hospital are labelled...
National Quality Forum Endorses Electronic Data Measures for Quality Improvement
The National Quality Forum released a set of 70 measures this week that guide the standardization of electronic data...

Continuing Education: Credentialing Basics Boot Camp: Boca Raton, FL
An increased focus on quality and physician competency, has made patient safety and credentialing and privileging...
Physician Profile Reporter Software
The Physician Profile Reporter is an Access-based program that compiles all sources of physician performance data into...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committe Institute: New York City, NY
Presented by some of the country’s most motivational and effective physician leadership educators, this fast-paced...
Continuing Education: Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment: Palm Springs, CA
Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment brings together the key mandates and strategies from the Patient...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Palm Springs, CA
Presented by some of the country’s most motivational and effective physician leadership educators, this fast-paced...
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...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Colorado Springs, CO
Participants gain renewed energy and commitment to tackle leadership tasks and will leave ready to lead the medical...
Continuing Education: CANCELLED: Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment: Colorado Springs, CO
Solutions to increase quality and safety of care and decrease costs through unique physician-hospital integration and...
Continuing Education: Training Physicians to Lead Clinical Integration: Colorado Springs, CO
Advancing physician-hospital collaboration to increase quality and decrease costs is harder than it looks. In Training...