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Top 5 papers in medicine, 2010
Which treatment works best under which conditions? It's one of the most important questions medical researchers ever...
Getting into med school without hard sciences
For generations of pre-med students, three things have been as certain as death and taxes: organic chemistry, physics...
Web Exclusive: AMA, state groups call for change to doctor rankings
The American Medical Association and 47 state medical groups are calling on health insurance giants to improve the...
The State of Quality and Patient Safety
The quality portion of the HealthLeaders Media Industry Survey 2009 offers insight into various aspects of healthcare...
Many question new ratings of nursing homes
About half of the nursing homes in Texas nursing homes received below-average scores under a new federal system that...
Web Exclusive: Safety Is In the Eye of the Beholder
Patient safety is of the utmost importance for hospitals. But when different parts of the organization have different...
Do consumers care about cost and quality data?
Two new reports have found that many clinicians remain skeptical of quality comparison information that is now...
Study: Doctors show little empathy
Researchers for the Archives of Internal Medicine have found that some physicians, namely cancer specialists and...
AHRQ releases resources to help prevent blood clots
As many as 600,000 people are affected by deep vein thrombosis blood clots each year, prompting the U.S. Department of...
New communities tapped to share quality, cost data
The federal Health and Human Services agency has named an additional 11 communities to the 14 already designated as...

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...