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Democrats plan attack on Republican repeal effort
Democratic leaders in Washington plan to spend the next week doing what they all but refused to do in the 2010...
Sebelius: Repealing healthcare law returns power to insurance companies
Repealing the new federal healthcare law will put power back in the hands of insurance companies and take away new...
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...
FDA warns J&J on illegal marketing of medical devices
    Another day, another Johnson & Johnson news item -- and once again, not a flattering one. The...
NRC fines VA $39K over radiation violations in prostate cancer programs
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday levied a $39,000 fine against the Department of Veterans Affairs for...
The New IT Landscape For Health Insurers
Periodically, a dramatic change in an industry enables chief information officers to step up and play a decisive role...
IBM unveils strategy in electronic health records
I.B.M. has been quietly saying for months that it planned to enter the market for electronic health records, a business...
HHS to build universal claims database for health research
The U.S. Health & Human Services Department plans to build a universal database of claims records from all...
Web Exclusive: Quality By the Numbers
In her first official appearance on Capitol Hill since her confirmation hearings, new HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius...
Federal official urges North Texans to join network on health pricing, quality data
Tevi Troy, PhD, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has encouraged North Texas...

Webcast: Cultivating Physician-Hospital Alignment in the ACO Era
The physician-hospital relationship has always been important but with reform, fortifying these partnerships is now an...
Audio Conference: Slash Your Readmission Rates
With 20% of Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries discharged from a hospital being readmitted within 30 days, two of...
Webcast: Tackle Physician Turnover Costs, Rev Up Recruitment
Physician turnover can cause millions to walk out your front door. Losing just one physician can mean a $1 million hit...
Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
One in five Americans lacks adequate access to primary care physicians and even those patients with insurance and a...
Handbook: Peer Review and Quality Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Credentials Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Department Chair Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Handbook: Medical Executive Committee Essentials Handbook
The Medical Staff Leadership Online Training Library offers a new, easily accessible way for physician leaders to...
Book: The Medical Executive Committee Manual
Give physician leaders the knowledge and tools to confidently and effectively carry out their MEC responsibilities and...