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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...
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...
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...
RI hospital adapts to ’new normal’ of lower patient volumes
The Westerly Hospital administrators say ongoing staffing changes are driven by reduced patient volume and the need...
For the homeless, federal changes promise better access to healthcare
Beginning in 2014, Medicaid greatly expands under the new healthcare law to include adults without children, who...
Emergency room complaint source of Bristol hospital’s Medicare notice
An investigation stemming from complaints about the handling of a belligerent emergency room patient by a Bristol...
Milwaukee hospitals above average in CT scans
Two Milwaukee County hospitals performed many more abdominal imaging tests than other hospitals around the country...
HHS Will Release $350 million in H1N1 Preparedness Grants
Congress recently authorized the Department of Health and Human Services to release $350 million in preparedness grants...
Obama's Surgeon General Pick Says U.S. Cannot Continue on Current Healthcare Path
Regina Benjamin, MD, a physician who practices family medicine at her clinic in the small town of Bayou La Batre, AL...