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Opinion: HSAs lucrative for insurers, costly for consumers
In its ongoing attempt to weaken a key provision of the healthcare reform law -- the one that requires insurers to...
Web Exclusive: How Will Partnership for Patients Reduce Medical Harm?
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services hasn't yet explained much about how it intends to track success rates...
Web Exclusive: 1 in 3 Hospitalized Patients Suffers an Adverse Event
Researchers spotlight weaknesses in medical error-detection methods, and perhaps more strikingly, find that healthcare...
Web Exclusive: Hospital Chiefs Still Grappling With Reform
On the first anniversary of the Affordable Care Act's passage, health leaders attending the American College of...
Web Exclusive: CMS Needs to Come Clean on Immediate Jeopardy
There is concern among hospitals that rules governing how upcoming federal value-based purchasing regulations are not...
Web Exclusive: Dartmouth Atlas Challenges Ethics of 'Doctor-Centric' Care
The latest report from the Dartmouth Atlas Project reveals some troubling ethical quality and safety issues about what...
Web Exclusive: e-Autopsy: Kaiser Hospitals Dig In to Data to Assess Mortality
Using a hybrid manual and electronic mortality review incorporating input from specialists who have scrutinized medical...
Web Exclusive: Doctors, Hospitals Should Share Blame For Recalled Medical Devices
This week's report that a whopping 80% of medical devices so dangerous that they had to be recalled had been cleared...
Web Exclusive: A Hospital Prevents Readmissions, but Threatens Revenue
An asthma prevention program at Children's Hospital Boston has drastically reduced emergency room visits and...
Web Exclusive: Gross Exams of Tonsils 'Not Cost-Effective,' Says Researcher
In the search to eliminate inefficient or useless types of expensive care, a University of Michigan researcher points...