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Web Exclusive: Disease Prevention Gets $750M in Fed Funds
The money is intended for reducing tobacco use, increasing immunization, and integrating behavioral health into primary...
Web Exclusive: SGR Fix Gets Cool Industry Reception
The controversial sustainable growth rate formula that is slated to ultimately cut physician payments by 25...
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...
Parkland expands incentive pay plan to about 160 hospital managers
    About 160 top managers at Parkland Memorial Hospital will get a chance to split up to $2.8...
Former hospital employees seek details of St. Vincent’s financial collapse
A coalition of former employees of St. Vincent's Hospital and Lower Manhattan community advocates said they have filed...
Magazine: Hospital Benefit Plans Weigh Retirement Options
Many hospitals still offer defined-benefits pension plans, but the trend is toward defined-contribution plans.
Blue Cross of MA agrees to reduce rate increase
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest health insurer, has agreed to reduce a dramatic rate...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Budgets for Pay Increases Continue Dip in 2010
Pay increase budgets have fallen to 2.5%, down from 3% in 2009. Little change is expected over the next year, as...
Physicians Generate $1.5M Annually for Their Hospitals, Says Survey
Physicians are key drivers of hospital revenues, and a single physician averages more than $1.5 million a year in net...
Board for Dallas-based Parkland defends executive bonuses, OKs $226,670 incentive
The board of managers for Dallas-based Parkland Memorial Hospital began its monthly meeting this week by strongly...

Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Nursing Home Administration
Learn the nuts and bolts of how to be an effective SNF administrator. This book serves as your blueprint to managing...