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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...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
FL suspends doctor in fake Viagra scheme
A Deerfield Beach doctor has been suspended for his role helping a company peddle imitation Viagra to men who didn't...
As doctors age, small towns face critical shortage
Californians are getting older, and so are their physicians. In isolated towns, fears are rising that as greater...
CDC lowers flu season death estimate
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday substantially lowered its often-quoted estimate of how many...
States fail to report disciplined caregivers to federal database
Hundreds of state agencies nationwide have never told the federal government about health professionals they...
Bad nurses able to keep working in other states
There are significant gaps in regulatory efforts nationwide to keep nurses from avoiding the consequences of misconduct...
Gwinnett, GA, hospital won’t hire smokers
Smokers need not apply. That's the message from Gwinnett Medical Center, which has instituted a hospital policy...