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How to Start Trimming Labor Costs
Payroll leaks are the unintentional overspending on labor through lost productivity or unnecessary overtime—and...
Hospitalist Firms Cogent, HMG to Merge
Cogent Healthcare and Hospitalists Management Group are merging to form "the largest private hospitalist company...
Hospital Job Growth Flat in January
Overall, the healthcare sector created nearly 11,000 payroll additions in January, which is half the average number of...
Web Exclusive: AMA Wants Uniform Reentry Guidelines for Physicians
With an eye towards the nation’s growing physician shortage, the American Medical Association is calling for a...
Doctor killed by neck massager
Her neck aching after a night of wrapping gifts on Christmas Eve, Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson, MD, used an electronic...
Web Exclusive: Hospitals Responsible for Physicians' Bad Behavior
If a physician is in hot water, so is the related hospital, even when the physician is not a direct employee. Medical...
Should Patients Read the Doctor’s Notes?
For 40 years, the tension over patient access has been playing out in hospitals, clinics and doctors’ offices...
Family’s wish, doctors’ dilemma
The young woman spiraled toward death, with no hope for recovery from a crushing heart attack. Doctors at Massachusetts...
Make Exit Interviews Valuable for the Hospital and Graduating Residents
As the academic year draws to a close, many residency programs are conducting their final exit interviews. To be most...
New Joint Commission's Medical Staff Bylaws Standard Strikes Balance
Medical staffs across the country have been waiting for more than three years for The Joint Commission to commit to...

Book: Practical Guide to Hospitalist Recruitment and Retention
Practical Guide to Hospitalist Recruitment and Retention is a book and CD-ROM set that provides proven strategies from...
Book: Medical Staff Leadership Fundamentals Package
Arm your medical staff leaders with the tools they need to meet ongoing and emerging challenges. This three book...
Book: The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws
The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws offers tips for writing bylaws and actual sample language that complies with Joint...