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Web Exclusive: 10 Tips for Prescribing Controlled Substances
When prescribing controlled substances for patients in long-term care settings, doctors should use these tips to...
Web Exclusive: Quality Improvement Initiatives Raise Ethics Questions
Over the last two decades, quality improvement initiatives have flourished among hospitals and healthcare systems...
Twin Cities’ Children’s Hospital plans up to 250 job cuts
Children's Hospital says it plans to eliminate 200 to 250 jobs by mid-November, citing a drop in patients, an increase...
With healthcare, is bigger always better?
Carilion Clinic owns the two hospitals in Roanoke, VA, and six others in the region, employs 550 doctors and...
Georgetown U Hospital closes lab after problems with breast cancer tests
Georgetown University Hospital has shut down a lab that performs genetic analysis for breast cancer patients and has...
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...
Florida Keys hospital seeks new management team
With the Florida Keys struggling to provide quality healthcare, Fishermen's Hospital in Marathon hopes to find a new...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
States fail to report disciplined caregivers to federal database
Hundreds of state agencies nationwide have never told the federal government about health professionals they...

Webcast: Presenting Data to Leadership: What Your Board Needs to Know
During this 90-minute program, expert consultant Ken Rohde will explain what your quality and safety data really means...
Audio Conference: Beyond the MS-DRG: Capture SOI and ROM through Documentation Improvement Efforts
During this 90-minute audio conference, a 3M representative and a former ACDIS advisory board member explain MS- DRG...
Webcast: Taking Peer Review From Punitive to Positive:
Medical staff members often view peer review as punitive and ineffective and dismiss the program as too much effort...
Webcast: Improve Physician Profiles Through SOI/ROM Documentation Capture
During this webcast our experts demonstrate how documentation improvement reviews targeting SOI/ROM measures can help...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Anne Roberts and Carol S. Cairns discuss the common problem areas for assessing the competency of locum tenens...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Our experts guide you through determining whether your organization is adequately assessing the competency of APPs and...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Examine the challenges of assessing the competency of practitioners in ambulatory settings, selective practice, and...