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J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
FDA warns J&J on illegal marketing of medical devices
    Another day, another Johnson & Johnson news item -- and once again, not a flattering one. The...
Rare sharing of data leads to progress on Alzheimer's
In 2003, a group of scientists and executives from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration...
FDA Again Fines American Red Cross for Blood Safety Lapses; This Time $16 Million
The American Red Cross will have to pay $16.18 million in federal fines because of a failure to comply with safe...
FDA deal leads to recall of infusion pumps
Baxter International is recalling its Colleague infusion pumps from the American market under an agreement with federal...
Scientists say FDA ignored radiation warnings
Warnings by government experts about the risks of routinely using powerful CT scans to screen patients for colon cancer...
Web Exclusive: FDA Gives Hospitals More Time to Transition from Steris SS1
After further consideration, the Food and Drug Administration has extended the deadline to 18 months for hospitals to...
Web Exclusive: FDA Review of Adverse Events Caused By Medical Devices Is Inadequate
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration division that regulates medical devices does not systematically review adverse...
Web Exclusive: Is FDA Providing Enough Oversight of Pacemakers?
The failure of the Food and Drug Administration to take stronger action in both premarket and postmarket oversight of...
High risk medical devices escaped close review
Some medical devices for sensitive uses have won government approval without a close scientific review, congressional...

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...