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Some hospitals think ’lean’ when it comes to healthcare
Of all the indignities that befall us at the doctor's office or in a hospital, the interminable wait is probably the...
Debate over autism and vaccines rages on despite researcher’s downfall
For years, experts have known that a 1998 paper linking childhood vaccines to autism was fatally flawed. British...
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...
Web Exclusive: $3 Million Prize Offered to Solve Hospital Admissions Puzzle
The head of an accountable care organization-like physician network is offering a hefty prize for the design of a...
Web Exclusive: Readmissions Reduction Effort at Kaiser Involves Cameras
Caregivers and social scientists, armed with handheld video cameras, are part of Kaiser Permanente's novel "video...
Web Exclusive: Winners (and Losers) in the Quality Race for Cash
Starting in just 24 months, hospitals falling under the Inpatient Prospective Payment System will automatically see...
Web Exclusive: CA Reports Stroke Rates in Bypass Surgery Data
This week, California became the first state to report hospital data on rate of stroke in patients after coronary...
Web Exclusive: Quality of Care at U.S. Hospitals Shows Improvement
There have been major improvements in the quality of care provided by U.S. hospitals, according to an annual report...
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...

Webcast: Presenting Data to Leadership: What Your Board Needs to Know
During this 90-minute program, expert consultant Ken Rohde will explain what your quality and safety data really means...
Audio Conference: Beyond the MS-DRG: Capture SOI and ROM through Documentation Improvement Efforts
During this 90-minute audio conference, a 3M representative and a former ACDIS advisory board member explain MS- DRG...
Webcast: Taking Peer Review From Punitive to Positive:
Medical staff members often view peer review as punitive and ineffective and dismiss the program as too much effort...
Webcast: Improve Physician Profiles Through SOI/ROM Documentation Capture
During this webcast our experts demonstrate how documentation improvement reviews targeting SOI/ROM measures can help...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Anne Roberts and Carol S. Cairns discuss the common problem areas for assessing the competency of locum tenens...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Our experts guide you through determining whether your organization is adequately assessing the competency of APPs and...
Webcast: Overcoming Competency Assessment Challenges:
Examine the challenges of assessing the competency of practitioners in ambulatory settings, selective practice, and...