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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Sebelius: Repealing healthcare law returns power to insurance companies
Repealing the new federal healthcare law will put power back in the hands of insurance companies and take away new...
Emergency room complaint source of Bristol hospital’s Medicare notice
An investigation stemming from complaints about the handling of a belligerent emergency room patient by a Bristol...
Fired nurse files suit against hospital
Margaret "Peg" O’Connor, a nurse who worked at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth for more than 38 years, said...
Web Exclusive: WellPoint, Sebelius Spar Over Breast Cancer Rescissions
An article claiming that WellPoint subsidiaries used a computer algorithm to cancel the insurance policies of breast...
Web Exclusive: Government Turns Prevention Efforts to Patients
The FTC will enforce its medical identity theft Red Flags Rule beginning November 1. Now, the government is turning its...
Web Exclusive: Nursing Home Industry Frightening Seniors Against Health Reform, Says Medicare Group
A Medicare advocacy group has called out a skilled nursing home corporation for scaring elderly residents into thinking...
Web Exclusive: Health Premiums on the Rise Across the Board
The average premium for a family plan purchased through an employer last year was $12,680—nearly the annual...
Book: The Complete Guide to Women's Health Service Line Marketing
Women are the family healthcare gatekeeper attract them to your women’s service line and you will attract their family...
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...