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5 Secrets to ACO Success
Transparency and these five core competencies are 'must haves' for accountable care organizations that wish to achieve...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Sebelius: Reform law boosts quality of care
  While most discussion of the new healthcare reform law has focused on insurance coverage, the law provides...
Arsenal of antibiotics not being restocked
We have come to expect that modern medicine can cure just about any infection. But bacteria are finding ways to evade...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
  Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
MA outpatient care ranked high
<p><advertisement></advertisement>Massachusetts hospitals as a whole outperform hospitals across the...
Analysis: Hospitals’ heart attack death rates drop
Heart attack death rates have dropped markedly in U.S. hospitals, according to an analysis of Medicare data released...
Preparing more care of elderly
With a nudge from the new health care law and pressure from Medicare, hospitals, doctors and nurses are struggling...
CMS metric may prompt excessive antibiotic use
A study published in the February 25 edition of the Archives of Internal Medicine says that mandatory reporting of...
Commentary: Fewer drugs, fewer seniors
In this provacative opinion piece, Robert Goldberg, vice president of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest...

Webcast: 2013 Outpatient Wound Care Coding
Join HCPro for a 90-minute webcast with step-by-step strategies and tips to reduce denials along with advice to improve...
Audio Conference: Charging for Ancillary Bedside Procedures and Supplies in 2013
Our experts explain what CMS actually says about charging for services in addition to the room rate and provide...
Audio Conference: 3-Day Payment Window:
Ease the burden of the CMS updates. Let our experts interpret and guide you through the new guidance in this live...
Audio Conference: 2014 OPPS Final Rule-Learn What Sweeping Changes CMS Finalized
Expert speakers Jugna Shah, MPH, and Valerie A. Rinkle, MPA, return for this popular program. They will review the...