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February 28, 2014
Obama budget will seek record funding for new doctors
Hospitals coping better as drug shortages persist
Sebelius: US healthcare delivery system stuck in 20th century
Doctors struggle to save for retirement despite high salaries
Can doctors be taught how to talk to patients?
Stethoscopes do as much dirty work as hands in spreading germs
February 27, 2014
Employer Mandate Delay Hurts NFP Hospitals' Credit Outlook
PCMH Pilot Not Associated with Cost Reductions, Study Shows
Health IT oversight guidance expected from federal agencies by end of March
Many Americans open to narrow doctor networks in Obamacare
Highmark won't pay hospital rates for care in physician offices
Groups push FDA to revoke approval of highly potent painkiller
Highmark to reduce payments for some oncology-related services
MO House backs limits on medical malpractice
Toothaches a headache for FL emergency rooms
Opinion: A morbidly obese patient tests the limits of a doctor's compassion
February 26, 2014
Behind Retailers' Healthcare Strategies, Operational Know-How
MA Payment Rates for 2015 Cloaked in Uncertainty
Health data industry fights FDA oversight
MaineGeneral hospital 'doing its best' amid bed shortage
Popular US health reform plan may not cut costs, boost quality
UC San Diego researchers try to quiet noisy hospitals
Centralizing organ removal may benefit transplants
Dad delivers baby himself — inside a hospital room
February 25, 2014
Retail Medicine Syncs with High-Deductible Health Plans
Industry Groups Urge Sebelius to Hold Off on MU
New ACA insurance causes headaches in some doctors' offices
Pediatrics group advises against retail store health clinics for kids
CIO to CIO: Advice on ACOs
Opinion: Even as a doctor with decent insurance, I had difficulty entering the healthcare system
Baylor Plano declines prestigious Baldrige award after patient lawsuits allege botched surgeries
February 24, 2014
CMS Proposes MA Payment Cut
How to bring the price of healthcare into the open
Designation change could cut critical access hospital funds
Partners' deal stirs debate on controlling costs
Hospitals have new tool to save money
How a St. Louis-based healthcare system became one of the nation's biggest
Cardiologist: UnitedHeathcare failed to advise Yale-New Haven Hospital patients
Doctor's X-ray postings unsettling
February 21, 2014
Avoiding MU Pitfalls Starts with Following Fundamentals
Is Medicare drug coverage in jeopardy?
Opinion: To pay for Medicare SGR repeal, build on bipartisan healthcare policy
U of I doctors under scrutiny for surgical robot ad
Settlement reached on Long Island College Hospital's future, attorneys say
Online patient reviews: 6 strategies for doctors
The lies that doctors and patients tell
Slideshow: 2014 Industry Survey—Forging Healthcare's New Financial Foundation
February 20, 2014
Tenet, HMA Named in Federal Kickback Suit
ICD-10: CMS Agrees to Limited End-to-End Testing
Duke Health System CEO appointed to head Institute of Medicine
Guidelines to reduce C-section births urge waiting
Uninsured trauma patients may get better hospital care
Athenahealth teams with doctor-led ACO
CA voters may decide medical malpractice cap
Nurse practitioners win first round in 'scope' fight
Computer woes slam Banner hospital staffs
February 19, 2014
Diabetes Care Challenges Offer Strategic Opportunities
Sebelius: 'No evidence' Obamacare costs jobs
Congress seeks $150B to end 'doc fixes'
Online doctor reviews not commonly researched by patients
Opinion: Bigger hospitals mean higher prices, not better care
A new kind of transplant bank
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Address Physician Engagement Challenges
February 18, 2014
Top 5 ED Procedures to Avoid
Drug Shortages Exacerbated by Supply Chain Woes
Without Medicaid expansion, TX hospitals seek long-term solution
Urgent care centers in MA fill a gap
NJ State Board asks: Are there too many 'doctors' in medical profession?
Minneapolis surgeon's unusual aortic procedure is saving lives
February 17, 2014
For Small Health Systems, Big Decisions Can Mean Life or Death
Moody's Upgrades For-Profit Hospital Outlook to 'Positive'
Rural, small hospitals may get break from federal rule
Why paying doctors salaries instead of fees won't make healthcare cheaper
NY nurses rally for 'safe staffing' at hospitals
Opinion: What's going to happen to doctors? Look at what's happening to lawyers
Image databank could help diagnose children's brain diseases
Opinion: A watchful eye in hospitals
Opinion: EHRs must solve real problems
February 14, 2014
HL20: Suzanne Delbanco, PhD—Pushing for Value-Based Payments
As healthcare shifts, US doctors switch to salaried jobs
WA hospitals sue state over new rules on mergers and affiliations
Struggling Brooklyn hospitals expected to remain open after Obama administration approval
February 13, 2014
AMA Seeks to Stop ICD-10, Cites Soaring Costs
Strategies for Safer Hospital Medicine Also Cut Costs
Hospitals' dialysis plan is under new scrutiny
Baptist Health CEO: Psych beds being cut in national trend because they're unprofitable
Ballot battle brews over hospital pricing in CA
Do doctors need EHR 'scribes'?
Novant Health enhances cleaning procedures after 18 exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
February 12, 2014
Physicians Push for Say in Value-Based Payments Structure
ECRI Cautions Hospitals About Tech Hype
Vast study casts doubts on value of mammograms
DaVita says it will pay $389M to settle fed investigations
Telemedicine bolsters ICU care in rural Maryland hospitals
CT Governor: Let NPs work independently
Prescription drug database gets first-round approval in MO House
The collapse of big law: A cautionary tale for big med
February 11, 2014
Data Analytics Takes on Medication Management
Hospital Engagement Networks Lauded for Lessening Hospital Harm, Costs
AMA supports overhaul of Medicare doctors' pay
Hospitals push back on proposal to extend cuts
Shortages of critical drugs continue to vex doctors
Opinion: Healthcare information security—Still no respect
NC hospital apologizes for exposure to disease
February 10, 2014
Capital Spending Reflects New Era in Healthcare
$128B SGR Repeal Deal Needs a Payment Plan
Meet the man set to take on 1 million Dallas patients (and what he plans to do)
Penn researcher helps healthcare providers win hearts, minds of veterans
Researchers hope new data collaborative will lower healthcare costs, improve treatment
Brookdale Hospital nurse allegedly attacked by patient
Frustrating Medicare catch: Who's an inpatient at the hospital and who's under observation?
February 7, 2014
As ICD-10 Deadline Looms, Providers Fret
Congress Cuts Bipartisan Deal to Scrap SGR
Insurers slash specialty hospitals to keep premiums low
Maryland hospitals don't know how they'll cover costs of new regulations
FL House looks to give nurse practitioners more power
The evolution of health IT continues
Opinion: The healthcare myths we live by
In hospital as inpatient, or for observation? Your cost might differ
A startup club for doctors only
February 6, 2014
SGR Replacement Bill Announced
ICD-10 Prep Timing is Crucial
CMS Proposes HIX Guidelines for 2015
NY doctors charged in drug scheme at clinic controlled by traffickers, authorities say
Obamacare enrollees hit snags at doctor's offices
TX hospital discloses huge breach
Florida Blue and Memorial Healthcare form new ACO
Florida Hospital building apartment complex for its workers
February 5, 2014
Surgeon Uses Video Games to Sharpen Laparoscopic Skills
Health law could mean fewer full-time workers, CBO says
Patient coordination would get boost if Medicare changes how it pays docs
Senator cites 'serious concerns,' demands National Quality Forum records
Opinion: Health law goals face antitrust hurdles
Hospitals use 'hot spotting' to zero in on super-users
PA hospital aims to help uninsured by listing prices
UMC labor contract is rejected over issue of longevity pay
Report: Fewer ER visits for OR Medicaid patients
How community health workers dramatically improve healthcare
February 4, 2014
Medical Errors Draw $770,000 in Fines in CA
Study: Patients need training on new health insurance
MRSA super bug tamed at Louisville VA hospital; others urged to follow example
Patients may now get lab results without a doctor's help
CT hospital labor dispute ends with agreement
New report directs blame in SF hospital patient's stairwell death
February 3, 2014
Hospitals Look at Retail Pharmacies With Renewed Interest
Maryland may be the model for curbing hospital costs
Tulsa healthcare sector provides massive economic impact
Beth Israel Deaconess-Milton nabs hospital patients from rivals
Struggling Townsend hospital talking with Billings Clinic
Investigation finds hospital, sheriff dept. made errors in missing patient case