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September 30, 2014
Study: Cancer costs 'skyrocketed' despite drug cuts
Federal doctor ratings face accuracy, value questions
FDA pushes to improve medical device security
September 29, 2014
Driving Down Claims Denials
For many new Medicaid enrollees, care is hard to find, report says
Accountability slow to reach rural hospitals
Siouxland healthcare providers make adjustments to fix doctor shortage
Local PA hospitals dread Oct. 1 as flu shots remain on delay
September 26, 2014
Telemetry Overuse Cost Health System $4.8 Million in One Year
3 More Pioneer ACOs Say They Will Quit
HHS awarding $200M to fight chronic diseases
Personal attention seen as antidote to rising health costs
How the slowdown in Medicare spending is affecting hospitals
VA implements waiting room 'smart chairs'
September 25, 2014
IV Fluids Shortage Continues
Proton Beam Therapy Center Closure Illuminates Costs
US hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste
Feds target physician-owned companies for unnecessary surgeries
TX hospital CEO apologizes for infants' TB exposure
Thanks to Obamacare, virtual-reality doctors are booming
Opinion: Who will be the Netflix of healthcare?
September 24, 2014
Win-win? CVS joining forces with hospitals, doctors
Realizing Readmissions Goals
'Critical' vulnerablity found in HealthCare.gov security
Bill would allow people to delete profiles on HealthCare.gov
Some ERs are taking appointments
Opinion: Health insurers turning into who knows what?
A new look at why surgical rates vary
Insurers hesitant to cover many proton beam therapy treatments
September 23, 2014
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Examine Patient Engagement
Hospitals cut costs by getting doctors to stick to guidelines
More than 700 infants exposed to TB at TX hospital
Billing dispute leads to blocked patient data in ME
Home health program helps patients
Kansas City medical center to stop refusing health insurance for crash injuries
ID hospital expands remote translation service
What makes hospital patients turn violent?
September 22, 2014
Hospital Pharmacies Prep for Drug Takebacks
After surgery, surprise $117,000 medical bill from doctor he didn't know
Enterovirus concerns continue in MA
Taking IN hospitals to task
Sepsis an oft-unrecognized killer in CO hospitals
Pinellas (FL) reaches deal with area hospitals over healthcare for the poor
September 19, 2014
NCQA Releases Annual Health Plan Rankings
Few Winners Among MSSP Participants
Obama ratchets up fight against killer bacteria
How much money do we waste on useless healthcare?
Doctors should reveal biases and pharma ties, says group
How much does that x-ray cost? You can find out in NH
When a hospital closes
September 18, 2014
End-of-life care needs sweeping overhaul, panel says
A new way insurers are shifting costs to the sick
Study: Tri-State hospitals struggled during Sandy
September 17, 2014
Programs focus on high-risk patients to reduce spending
Health IT early mover advantage examined
September 16, 2014
'Early Offer' Malpractice Programs May Spur Reform
Narrow Networks Cut Costs, Not Quality, Economists Say
Better HCAHPS Scores Protect Revenue
Severe respiratory illness spreads to Northeast
Six MS hospitals sued for patient data breach
Some cancer experts see 'overdiagnosis,' question emphasis on early detection
Despite warnings, antibiotics still overprescribed in kids
September 15, 2014
CEO Exchange: Preparing for Population Health
Healthcare data of 1 million NJ patients compromised since 2009
How doctor-owned outpatient medical centers differ from hospitals
Project aims to help rural KS hospitals track quality
Two NY hospitals to offer free hip and knee replacement surgeries for qualifying patients in December
More US hospitals adopting 'baby-friendly' policies
September 12, 2014
Slideshow: Physician Alignment—New Leadership Models for Integration
Patients with private insurance better off than seniors
Building an emergency health response
How transparent should doctors be with their patients?
Why your doctor feels like a 'beaten dog'
September 11, 2014
What cancer patients want and what Medicare covers may differ
Study: Many hospitals use too many antibiotics
How hospitals are becoming safer for children
September 10, 2014
Infection Control Practices Inconsistently Measured in the ED
Mobile Health Screenings Come Under Scrutiny
House passes bill to undo rural hospital supervision requirement
Justice Department sues surgeon over spinal operations
Hospital sets patient record as virus spreads
Ochsner buying River Parishes Hospital, will end inpatient services; 60% of staff lose jobs
September 9, 2014
Aetna Blazes ACO Trail in Arizona, Texas
Medicare covers less when a hospital stay is an observation, not an admission
Hospitals restrict visitors because of respiratory outbreak
Doctors say electronic records waste time
September 8, 2014
Feds reverse course, will release hospital mistake data
82 IL hospitals fined for unwarranted readmissions
Children's hospitals in 10 states report spike in respiratory illnesses
Hospital patients benefit from new rooms, Princeton HealthCare System CEO says
Hospital chain may outsource doctors
September 5, 2014
Hackers break into Healthcare.gov
Ex-workers: Records falsified at Minneapolis VA
Many Americans worried about losing health insurance
ME rolls back health coverage even as many states expand it
Highmark sues UPMC for cancer treatment 'overbilling'
Chicago hospital trains Navy doctors for battle
September 4, 2014
Excellence in Heart Attack Receiving Centers
CVS ends tobacco sales, changes name to emphasize health
Nurse staffing ratio law may prompt debate between stakeholders
Rural hospitals pressured to close as healthcare system changes
Fight brewing over liver donation
When feces is the best medicine
September 3, 2014
Consolidation Case Study: Baylor Health and Texas Health Resources
ANA Calls for Federal Funding to Bolster RN Training
Hospital chain breach: How expensive?
Smaller military hospitals said to put patients at risk
The case for coordinated care: A Q&A with MGH's Clemens Hong
How racism creeps into medicine
September 2, 2014
Will More Pioneer ACOs Defect?
Surgery prices surge with innovation and consolidation under Obamacare
Coverage for end-of-life talks gaining ground
When something medically goes wrong