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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...
What happened to the family doctor?
Primary-care doctors take care of the young, the old and the in-between; the sick, the well and the dying. Ideally...
Web Exclusive: Prescription Instructions Confuse Even Educated Patients
Following instructions to take multiple medications a day is a complex task that led 85% of patients in a study to...
Web Exclusive: Informal May be Best Approach to End-of-Life Conversations
How a doctor guides family members through the details of a patient's critical illness may influence caregivers...
Limits on test drugs add to patients' ordeals
Lorraine Heidke-McCartin, 54, has experienced heartening victories and wrenching setbacks in her fight with breast...
Study linking vaccine to autism was fraud, Lancet reports
The first study to link a childhood vaccine to autism was based on doctored information about the children involved...
Nurse accuses hospital employees of posting Facebook photos of sedated patients
A former nurse is seeking more than $15 million from a Tyler hospital alleging she was fired after complaining about...
Doctor will Skype you now:More MDs use Web for house calls
Web camera doctors' appointments have their benefits and their drawbacks. Free online video-chat services let doctors...
So young and so many pills
These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a...
In push to detect early Alzheimer?s markers, hopes for prevention
Will Alzheimer’s disease, a terrible degenerative brain disease with no treatments and no clear guidelines for...

Book: The Complete Guide to Strategic Marketing for the Cardiovascular Service Line
Understanding the essence of strategic marketing concepts, their application to the management of cardiovascular (CV...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Book: The Complete Guide to Women's Health Service Line Marketing
Women are the family healthcare gatekeeper attract them to your women’s service line and you will attract their family...
Audio Conference: Readmissions Reduction: A 360-Degree Review
During this 90-minute audio conference Beverly Cunningham, MS, RN and John Zelem, MD will explain the impact of the...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual AHAP Conference: Las Vegas, NV
The AHAP conference brings together survey professionals to discuss solutions and best practices to achieve continual...
Book: Continuous Survey Readiness
Promote continuous survey readiness throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Continuous Survey Readiness...
Book: Patient Safety Basics
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Webcast: Compliance Under F309: Improving Dementia-Related Behaviors
In this 90-minute webcast, expert speakers Frosini Rubertino, RN, C-NE, CDONA/LTC, CPRA, and Andrea Kintner, JD, will...