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Web Exclusive: Imaging Self-Referrals Don't Reduce Sick Days, Costs
When a physician self-refers a patient for imaging tests, the cost per episode of care generally averages 4% to 10...
Web Exclusive: Martha Jefferson Hospital (VA) to merge with Sentara
Martha Jefferson Hospital intends to merge with Norfolk-based Sentara Healthcare, a historic union for the...
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...
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...
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...
Hospital settles alleged ADA violation
Southern New Hampshire Medical Center has agreed to pay hearing-impaired patient Kenton Hermans $5,000 and to implement...
Hospital ICU deaths more likely on weekends
Patients admitted to an intensive care unit over the weekend may be more likely to die than those admitted at other...
Texas doctors threaten to drop Medicaid, fear cuts
  Doctors in the Dallas area and across Texas are threatening to opt out of Medicaid because of payment cuts...

Newsletter: Healthcare Leadership Review
This newsletter will equip you with the tools to become the leader in Healthcare that you have always dreamed of...
Book: The Complete Guide to Hospital Marketing, Second Edition
The Complete Guide to Hospital Marketing, Second Edition looks at the complex field of healthcare marketing in a...
Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
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: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
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...
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...