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Dallas-area employers unite to collect data on health benefits
  Nine large North Texas employers have formed a partnership to help each other get a grip on rising health...
British hospitals: No sitting allowed
British authorities claim a ban on visitors sitting on a patient's bed is needed to prevent patients from getting...
A remedy for Mississippi's health blues
Aaron Shirley, MD, has devoted his career to serving the rural poor in the Mississippi Delta, but now the 77-year-old...
Solution to killer superbug found in Norway
Aker University Hospital in Norway has no sign of a dangerous and contagious staph infection that killed tens of...
U.S. tops world in healthcare spending, results lag
The United States ranks near the bottom in life expectancy among wealthy nations despite spending more than double per...
Ill-conceived U.S. healthcare ranking makes for unhealthy debate
During the healthcare debate, the statistic that states the U.S. ranks 37th in the world in healthcare is often...
Web Exclusive: Is Quality of Care Better in Canada?
Americans like to think that our healthcare quality is second to none. But how does the United States compare with...
Poorly performing hospitals found near travel hot spots
An analysis found that two dozen hospitals near popular travel destinations, as compiled by the National Travel...
WHO: World faces growing health inequalities
The world is facing bigger inequalities in health and access to medical care than 30 years ago, World Health...
Death rates in Puerto Rican hospitals higher than in states
Patients in Puerto Rico die at statistically higher rates from heart attack, heart failure, and pneumonia than those...

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...