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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...
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...
Portland, OR doc makes house calls by bicycle
Before leaving the office to visit a homebound patient, Tony Ohotto, MD, gathered a few necessities: his stethoscope...
Web Exclusive: $50 Blood Test Could Predict CHF Readmission Risk
An inexpensive blood test may be able to predict the likelihood that a patient with congestive heart failure will be...
Web Exclusive: CMA Files Suit Over Optometrists' Scope of Practice
The California Medical Association and the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons object to new rules that...
Tampa Bay hospitals ring in the new year by going tobacco-free
Hospitals around the Tampa Bay region are ringing in 2011 with a healthy resolution long in the works: extinguishing...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Workers Drive Flu Prevention in MD
At Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Maryland, the flu team's multidisciplinary approach to flu...
Surgeons salvage hand nerves of double-transplant patient at Jewish Hospital
--> Doctors completed the region's first double-hand transplant Wednesday, replacing a man's burned...
Prepare Your Practice to Comply with Red Flags Regs
When Congress passed the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, little did healthcare organizations suspect...
MGMA calls for "time out" in implementation of Stark
In this letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, MGMA President and CEO William F. Jessee, MD, comments...

Newsletter: Medical Environment Update
A subscription to Medical Environment Update pays for itself by saving you time sorting through complex regulations and...
Video: Needlestick Prevention Training Video
Highlighting the five most frequent needlestick scenarios, this training video instructs frontline healthcare staff on...
Newsletter: OSHA Watch
This bi-monthly newsletter gives you the information you need to help you manage your entire OSHA compliance program.
Book: OSHA Training Handbook for Healthcare Facilities
This concise primer cuts through the clutter and illustrates how to maintain compliance. Save time trying to interpret...
Book: The RAC Toolkit for Physician Practices
The RAC Toolkit for Physician Practices is your practice’s answer to turning plans into proactive action for RAC...
Book: Facility Safety and Emergency Management
Promote facility safety and emergency management throughout your facility all year long with the HCPro Facility Safety...
Book: OSHA Program Manual
Keep your OSHA safety program strong with these regularly updated manuals for medical and dental facilities. Updates...
Video: Hazard Communication Training: Implementing the GHS
This 30 minute video will help healthcare facilities train staff on OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication standard.