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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...
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...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
Baptist Health South Florida doubles profit in fiscal 2010
Baptist Health South Florida more than doubled its income in fiscal year 2010 as its hospitals attracted more...
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...
Awash in skepticism, Jackson Health System budget OK’d
With members expressing concern about the accuracy of financial projections and the lack of a long-term plan, Jackson...
Mystery lottery winner gives hospital $10K ticket
A generous Kansas Lottery player has given the Mitchell County Regional Medical Foundation in Beloit, KS, the gift...
Hospital merger prompts lawsuit
A lawsuit filed Wednesday charges that the recent merger between tax-supported Bert Fish Medical Center and privately...
Harvard Pilgrim seeks ’global payments’
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will move towards “global payment” contracts with hospitals and doctors, CEO...
Under IRS Scrutiny: Ensuring Compliant Hospital-Physician Compensation Plans
Effective governance and strong management are both necessary for the continued viability and competitive positioning...
Manage Revenue Integrity and Audit Activity
During this 90-minue audio conference, our speakers will explain how to work across departments and build a strong...
PEPPER for Critical Access Hospitals: Identify Your Audit Risk
During this 90-mintue audio conference, our speakers will explain PEPPER and tell you how to use your report to...
Transform Your ED into a Profit Center
As the major source of admissions, your ED is poised to be a serious revenue driver, or drain. Get in-the-trenches...
IRS Nonprofit Scrutiny: Protect Your Tax-Exempt Status
With the community health needs assessment now a factor in healthcare organizations’ tax-exempt status, the pressure is...
Winning With Value-Based Purchasing
Accountability for the cost of care has become very real with the arrival of value-based purchasing (VBP). VBP brings...
2014 IPPS Final Rule Explained
The sheer volume of new payment and quality information, along with new patient status proposals that will be in the...
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