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Web Exclusive: Milliman: Annual Healthcare Costs Doubled in Under Nine Years
In less than nine years healthcare costs have doubled for the average family of four covered by a preferred provider...
Web Exclusive: TX Children's hospitals face brunt of Medicaid cuts
When Steve Woerner, president/CEO of Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, looks at the budget state...
Web Exclusive: SC BlueCross: Rising premiums and pay
BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, which has generated hundreds of millions of dollars in profits over the past...
Web Exclusive: Health Plan, Provider Partnerships May Trump ACOs
Accountable care organizations carry significant financial risks for providers. An integrated delivery system...
Web Exclusive: CHS Opens Another Defense of Medicare Admissions
In a letter to shareholders, Community Health Systems chief Wayne T. Smith defends his company's Medicare billing...
Web Exclusive: For nurse practitioners, the future is now
Born out of the physician shortage of the 1960s, the nurse practitioner role seems to have come full circle with the...
Web Exclusive: Business RX
Does your organization have a process for clinical advancement? Do many nurses pursue advancement, or do they feel...
Web Exclusive: Indiana Hospital Involves Patients and Families in Shift Change Bedside Report
Until 2007, nurses at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis relied on traditional shift change reporting...
Web Exclusive: D.C. Nurses Approve One-Day Work Stoppage
Washington Hospital Center nurses will call a one-day strike at a future date to protest the firing of 18 registered...
Web Exclusive: Management Education: Talking Points
Without sufficient skills, first-line managers do not benefit an organization. The first step to increase the number...