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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...
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...
Web Exclusive: Should Hospital CEO Salaries Be Cut If Care Quality Fails?
Pay for performance has become a popular topic for healthcare providers across the country. But can this idea apply...
Web Exclusive: How Wasteful is Your Care Delivery?
The long debate about how to curb escalating healthcare costs has shed light on just how important physician...
University of California regents to OK millions in executive incentive pay
The University of California's governing Board of Regents is expected to formally approve $3.1 million in incentive pay...
Magazine: Value vs. Volume: Can We Pay for Quality?
Swedish and Premera create a model where the level of payment will be driven by the outcomes that are achieved.
In New Jersey, testing a new doctor-pay method
A dozen hospitals in New Jersey have begun an experiment to see whether paying doctors differently can lead to better...
Web Exclusive: Physician Groups Earn Over $25 Million for Quality Improvements
All 10 of the physician groups participating in CMS' Physician Group Practice Demonstration achieved benchmark...
Blue Cross, Tufts Medical Center break fee deadlock
A showdown between Tufts Medical Center and Massachusetts’ largest healthcare insurer ended when the hospital and...

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...