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Welcome Back, Volume—the Original Quality Measure

After a decade in which physicians and observers focused on processes and outcomes, the pendulum is swinging back toward viewing volume as the best barometer of hospital quality. Read More
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Carotid Artery Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely by Hospital

Salynn Boyles, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today, May 21, 2015

Cyberattack affects 1.1 million CareFirst customers

The Baltimore Sun, May 21, 2015

Doctors among dozens held in raids against illegal sales of prescription drugs

The New York Times, May 21, 2015

Managing population health with the all-payer claims database

Health IT Analytics, May 21, 2015

Doctors may not fully explain risks of common heart procedure

Reuters, May 21, 2015

This website is basically Yelp for hospitals

Time, May 21, 2015

7 ex-nurses indicted after broken finger leads to amputation

ABC News / Associated Press, May 21, 2015

Angina: Routine hospitalization probably unnecessary

MedPage Today, May 20, 2015

Tapering asthma meds saves money in stable patients

MedPage Today, May 20, 2015

Computer-assisted sedation a hit with endoscopists

MedPage Today, May 20, 2015

Physicians 'Missing the Mark' on Shared Medical Decisions

Tinker Ready, for HealthLeaders Media, May 20, 2015

Limits Urged on Surgeries by Low-Volume Providers

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, May 20, 2015

Judge questions hospital company's motive in Ebola nurse's lawsuit

The Dallas Morning News, May 20, 2015

How do people in your state die?

The Atlantic, May 20, 2015

Stroke rounds: CAS outcomes vary widely by hospital

MedPage Today, May 19, 2015

ACP Issues 'High-Value Cancer Screening' Guidelines

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, May 19, 2015

Insurers turn to drug costs, new markets to mitigate Obamacare costs

Boston Business Journal, May 19, 2015

MA court paves way for reviews of tainted drugs cases

Reuters, May 19, 2015

Risks are high at low-volume hospitals

U.S. News & World Report, May 19, 2015

Paramedics steer non-emergency patients away from ERs

Kaiser Health News, May 19, 2015


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