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West Penn Hospital would have closed without Highmark deal
Without its acquisition by Highmark Inc., West Penn Allegheny Health System would have been forced to shutter West...
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...
Some hospitals think ’lean’ when it comes to healthcare
Of all the indignities that befall us at the doctor's office or in a hospital, the interminable wait is probably the...
Vanguard completes DMC acquisition
Nashville, TN-based Vanguard Health Systems Inc. and Detroit Medical Center officials plan to make an announcement...
Las Vegas panel discusses how best to stem the spread of infection
A Las Vegas Sun investigation found that lethal “superbugs" are infecting thousands of patients in local...
UT Southwestern faculty let unsupervised resident doctors operate at Parkland
Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas has allowed trainee doctors, known as residents, to operate with...
Can chance make you a killer?
Imagine you are a hospital doctor. Some patients die. But how many is too many before you or your hospital are labelled...
His ailing heart was in the right place
Jim Meis' survival following a heart attack in March is the story of a community with a rare combination of medical...
Florida hospitals join forces to cut readmissions
Eighty-one hospitals in Florida are teaming up with one important goal: to reduce the number of infections...
Hospital ICU deaths more likely on weekends
Patients admitted to an intensive care unit over the weekend may be more likely to die than those admitted at other...
Audio Conference: The CMS Life Safety Survey: Know the Process and Stay Vigilant
During this 90-minute audio conference, Greeley Company consultants Brad Keyes and Jim Murphy will walk you and your...
Book: Infection Control During Construction Manual, Third Edition
This updated resource by expert Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM, along with contributions from 10 other experts, helps you...