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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...
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...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
Democrats plan attack on Republican repeal effort
Democratic leaders in Washington plan to spend the next week doing what they all but refused to do in the 2010...
Gadgets in emergency vehicles seen as peril
Hundreds of thousands of drivers of emergency vehicles are required to use devices such as dashboard computers...
Stories of success: Health IT's impact on national safety goals and priorities
Emphasizing the link between improvements in healthcare quality and patient safety and health IT, HIMSS and the...
Texting as a health tool for teenagers
Studies have shown that teenage liver transplant recipients are four times more likely than adult patients to forget to...
Magazine: Tracking Peace of Mind
RFID systems help monitor newborns' whereabouts.
Hospitals slow to use technology to halt errors
Many hospitals haven't adopted computerized provider order entry systems and other technologies designed to prevent...
Magazine: Low-Tech Safety
Hospitals have increasingly turned to advanced technology to help keep patients safe. But some providers are...

Book: Statistics Basics: A Resource Guide for Healthcare Managers
A new addition to HCPro's Basics series, this logical book and CD-ROM are a primer for any healthcare manager embarking...
Book: Making Your Data Work:
This book and CD-ROM will help staff quickly and easily find and present valuable information to improve quality and...
Book: A Practical Guide to Managing Disruptive and Impaired Physicians, Second Edition
Don’t let disruptive physician behavior and impairment negatively affect your hospital’s operations or put your...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to ACO Strategy
In the wake of healthcare reform, ACOs continue to emerge as the care delivery and reimbursement model of the future...
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: OPPE Best Practices Series: When OPPE leads to FPPE
Join speakers Valerie Handunge, MA, senior healthcare strategy and operations consultant, Deloitte Consulting, and...