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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...
Sebelius Urges IHI Attendees to Work Harder Toward Quality
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday dismissed predictions that the Patient Protection...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
Web Exclusive: HHS Asks Hospitals to Grant Visitation Rights Now
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asked the leaders of the major hospital...
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...
HHS to build universal claims database for health research
The U.S. Health & Human Services Department plans to build a universal database of claims records from all...
White House backs off cancer test guidelines
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said that the controversial new guidelines for breast cancer...
Web Exclusive: OIG Gets Proactive in 2010 Work Plan
Hospital readmissions, adverse events, and issues related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 are...
Web Exclusive: OIG Work Plan Outlines Risk Areas for SNFs
The Office of Inspector General released its fiscal year (FY) 2010 Work Plan October 1, which listed the issues OIG...
Web Exclusive: State Attorneys General Question Five-Star Quality Rating System for Nursing Homes
Thirty-one state attorneys general sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last...

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...