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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...
Whiteboards Key to Improved Communication
Although there's no exact data correlating whiteboards with better patient satisfaction scores, whiteboards can improve...
Daily Flash Rounds Improve Interdepartmental Communication
Hospital employees too often focus on their function and forget how their function influences other healthcare...
Magazine: More Volume, Not More Staff
Efforts to reduce readmissions benefit from remote technology, which allows current staff to monitor more patients.
What the FCC's broadband report means for genomics and personalized medicine
The Federal Communications Commission’s National Broadband Plan has been released to Congress. In Section 10.4...
Virtual Nurse Helps Patients Understand Discharge Information
A virtual nurse named "Elizabeth" is helping nurses and patients during the discharge process. Elizabeth is a...
Web Exclusive: Three Ways to Keep Health Quality Simple
Could it be that the key to good, quality healthcare is good, quality communication?
How doctors can avoid perilous patient 'hand offs'
As the medical community debates the merits of the 80-hour limit on residents’ work weeks, one challenge that has...

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...