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November 27, 2013
Nurse killed in stabbing rampage at TX medical center
Are ACOs Really Different from HMOs?
Engaging the Chronic Care Patient
Three ways Obamacare is changing how a hospital cares for patients
Hospitals urged to report quality electronically in 2014
Doctors stumble upon potential bariatric surgery alternative
As boomers become seniors, healthcare technology demand grows
Why 23andMe terrifies health insurance companies
November 26, 2013
Displaying Lab Prices on EHR Systems Cuts Costs
AHA: Hospital RAC Audits Rising
Telemedicine consults may reduce errors at rural ERs
Victims in meningitis outbreak hope for criminal charges against compounding pharmacy
Opinion: Robotic surgery—da Vinci versus the ideal
FDA tells 23andMe to stop offering personal genetics test
November 25, 2013
Analysis of huge data sets will reshape healthcare
Medicaid expansion faces major logistical challenges among the homeless
November 22, 2013
Slideshow: HLM Council Members Take On the Readmissions Challenge
Workflow Changes Could Relieve PCP Shortage
Spending more and getting less for healthcare
Patient portals aren't very patient centric
NYC doctors admit taking bribes to order tests for patients
How doctors die: Showing others the way
November 21, 2013
Spending on Vascular Care Has Little Effect on Amputations
Pressure is On to Reduce Pressure Ulcers
Limited patient choice next health overhaul issue
Staff, visitors sue Las Vegas hospital in TB case
UC hospital workers begin one-day strike
Former NJ doctor sentenced for $19M billing fraud
What is a nail salon entrepreneur doing at healthcare startup accelerator?
November 20, 2013
How Population Health Analytics Opens Opportunities for Better Care
Safety-net hospitals lose more under Medicare's quality-based payments
Johnson & Johnson to offer $2.5 billion hip device settlement
Senate passes bill to step up oversight of compounding pharmacies
Baptist Health System settles $3.5 million federal false claims lawsuit
Some MN physicians eschew new cholesterol guidelines
Opinion: The golden age of health informatics?
Five takeaways: Why doctors stay mum about mistakes their colleagues make
November 19, 2013
Higher Intensivist Staffing Levels Linked to Fewer ICU Deaths
Obamacare gives states grants to cut health costs
Risk calculator for cholesterol appears flawed
Medicare's failure to track doctors wastes billions on name-brand drugs
Physician payment reform matters to cancer patients
New scrutiny for medical devices
Medical specialists are increasingly 'beamed' into remote hospitals
EHR adoption a struggle for rural hospitals
November 18, 2013
Nine CA Valley hospitals hit with Medicare penalties over patient satisfaction
Efficiency push comes at a price for IN hospitals
Healthcare apps that doctors use
At clinics, tumultuous lives and turbulent care
November 15, 2013
Obama selects health policy advocate as Surgeon General
OIG Calls for More Scrutiny of Medicare Hospital Outlier Payments
Geisinger, AtlantiCare Enter 'Integration' Talks
Nearly 1,500 hospitals penalized under Medicare program rating quality
Long-awaited kidney transplant canceled over hospital strike
Annual doctor visits will increase cholesterol drug use
November 14, 2013
Anatomy of a Readmissions Master Plan
Pain med prescribing guidelines mostly agree
Patients, families are in the dark over risky MN nurses
Doctors told to get tougher with patients about weight
November 13, 2013
1 in 5 Hospital Patients Who Leave AMA Are Uninsured
Reassessing Executive Compensation
New US heart guidelines back stronger therapies for high-risk patients
Pharmacy bill set for test vote in Senate
How mobile apps could transform rural healthcare
When healers get too friendly
Letting medical students run the clinic
Who is responsible for the pain-pill epidemic?
November 12, 2013
Debate Over Delaying Individual Mandate Grows Louder
Obamacare rollout: Doctors concerned about patients, care, fees
Opinion: Hospitals too must reform under Obamacare
Robot surgical incidents may pressure hospital training
Doctors rely on helping hands to fill primary care gaps
Health IT could reduce demand for physicians
ER visits fell after warnings put on kids cough drugs
November 11, 2013
Hospitals Address Compounding Concerns
Cuts in hospital subsidies threaten safety-net care
Why doctors stay mum about mistakes their colleagues make
November 8, 2013
6 lifesaving lessons from the ER
Could mass DNA testing change healthcare?
In a disaster, will your hospital be ready?
Hospital room lighting may worsen patients' mood, pain
November 7, 2013
Patient dies after hospital's monitoring alarms shut off
Sheriff cites confusion, glitches in search for missing hospital patient
November 6, 2013
Surgeons' Disrupted Sleep Not a Safety Factor
Sutter Health settles suit over anesthesia billing
Court upholds $14.2 million judgment against UPMC
Health center closure raises concerns in St. Louis
Grocery chain branches out into healthcare
November 5, 2013
Malpractice Insurance Strategies Evolve as Docs Get Hired
ECRI Announces Top 10 Healthcare Technology Hazards
J&J will pay more than $2.2 billion to settle US cases
ACA could be further hamstrung by shortage of doctors
Mobile health tech could reduce doctor visits
Study points to 'imbalance' in spending on doctor training
Addicted nurses keep licenses
NY hospital group turns the tables on hospital graders
November 4, 2013
Medicare Pays $23M in Dead Claims
Intermountain Generating Population Health Data, Revenue
Project aims to tame flood of hospital ICU data
Fresh off its IPO, Charlotte-based healthcare alliance Premier Inc. aims for broader reach
November 1, 2013
3 in 4 Patients Want E-mail Consultations
Readmission Rates Stubborn, Even Among Best Hospitals
One-third of doctors exchange clinical summaries
Midwives and nurses are as good as docs -- and sometimes better, WHO finds
Manhattan hospital confirms employee tested positive for tuberculosis
NY targets dirty doctors involved in no-fault auto insurance scams
Lawmakers offer new Medicare plan for paying doctors