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Some hospitals think ’lean’ when it comes to healthcare
Of all the indignities that befall us at the doctor's office or in a hospital, the interminable wait is probably the...
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...
Novartis, physicians foster ethical relationship
When drug maker Novartis AG tapped a Massachusetts General Hospital cardiologist to run its global research...
Can Rick Scott run Florida like a business?
If not for his spectacular ouster amid the nation's largest Medicare fraud investigation, Scott's rise from public...
HighPoint CEO works to win back confidence
Mary Jo Lewis spent much of her first 100 days as CEO of the former Sumner Regional Health System Inc. listening to...
Jackson Health transition chief gains respect
Three times a month, Ted Shaw leaves his cramped office at Jackson Health System in Miami, gets on a plane and seven...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Unions Post Strong Gains
The first six months of 2010 were very productive for the nation's healthcare unions, and there is little to indicate...
Web Exclusive: IOM Elects 65 Members
Members of The Institute of Medicine are elected through a process that recognizes people who have advanced the medical...
Web Exclusive: Schneider Elected ACEP President
Sandra M. Schneider, MD, assumes a one-year term as president of the American College of Emergency Physicians this...
Web Exclusive: Herman named COO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Dr. Roberta Herman of Concord has been appointed chief operating officer of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. She previously...