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Why Rural EDs Are Struggling to Survive
A statistical brief from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shines a light on just how wide the gap is...
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...
Web Exclusive: ACOs Offer Opportunities for Physician Executives
Improving clinical outcomes and lowering medical costs, tenets of the accountable care organization, require a specific...
Web Exclusive: Wright Memorial Readies $30M MO Hospital
The Trenton, MO hospital, part of the not-for-profit 11-hospital Saint Luke's Health System, has a 24/7...
Web Exclusive: PHA Backs Repeal of Ban on Physician-Owned Hospitals
Physician Hospitals of America is lobbying Congress in a long-shot attempt to repeal a section of the Patient...
Web Exclusive: U.S. Healthcare Costs Accelerate Slightly
The average per capita cost of healthcare services covered by commercial health plans and Medicare programs rose 6.29...
Web Exclusive: Emory Healthcare, Saint Joseph's Hospital Form Partnership
 The partnership will give Emory the controlling stake, but allow the Catholic hospital to keep its religious...
Web Exclusive: 'Smart' Cardiac Cath Could Speed Arrhythmia Treatment
Researchers have developed a cardiac catheter that combines sensing and therapy onto one device. The "map and...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Job Growth Up Slightly in February
The healthcare sector created 34,300 payroll additions in February 2011, more than double the number of payroll...
Insurers take lead in EHR implementation
When the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services announced its final rules and regulations for meaningful use of...