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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...
TennCare funding problem persists despite overhaul
Eight years ago, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen successfully campaigned on his pledge to fix TennCare or end it. Since...
A push to ease prescription drug shortages
Minnesota State Sen. Amy Klobuchar has voiced concern about a growing shortage of prescription drugs, including...
Gene insights lead to a risky treatment
A powerful new genetic sequencing technology has allowed scientists to sequence five-year-old Nicholas Volker's DNA...
Web Exclusive: 7 Tips for RAC Region D Providers
Let's face it—dealing with Recovery Audit Contractors is an albatross around the neck of susceptible providers...
J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
Surgeons salvage hand nerves of double-transplant patient at Jewish Hospital
--> Doctors completed the region's first double-hand transplant Wednesday, replacing a man's burned...
NRC fines VA $39K over radiation violations in prostate cancer programs
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday levied a $39,000 fine against the Department of Veterans Affairs for...
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...
Web Exclusive: Technology, Cancer Care, and Cost
Cancer isn't just a leading cause of death in the U.S., it is also the world's costliest disease, according to a new...

Continuing Education: Credentialing Basics Boot Camp: Boca Raton, FL
An increased focus on quality and physician competency, has made patient safety and credentialing and privileging...
Physician Profile Reporter Software
The Physician Profile Reporter is an Access-based program that compiles all sources of physician performance data into...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committe Institute: New York City, NY
Presented by some of the country’s most motivational and effective physician leadership educators, this fast-paced...
Continuing Education: Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment: Palm Springs, CA
Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment brings together the key mandates and strategies from the Patient...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Palm Springs, CA
Presented by some of the country’s most motivational and effective physician leadership educators, this fast-paced...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Continuing Education: Medical Executive Committee Institute: Colorado Springs, CO
Participants gain renewed energy and commitment to tackle leadership tasks and will leave ready to lead the medical...
Continuing Education: CANCELLED: Physician-Hospital Integration and Alignment: Colorado Springs, CO
Solutions to increase quality and safety of care and decrease costs through unique physician-hospital integration and...
Continuing Education: Training Physicians to Lead Clinical Integration: Colorado Springs, CO
Advancing physician-hospital collaboration to increase quality and decrease costs is harder than it looks. In Training...