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Citing hacking risk, FDA says Hospira pump shouldn't be used

CNBC / Associated Press, August 3, 2015

Physician Access Improves After Medicaid Expansion in MI

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, August 3, 2015

In Cancer Cost Debate, It's Oncologist vs. Oncologist

Tinker Ready, for HealthLeaders Media, August 3, 2015

New Orleans hospital is replaced, with hope of preserving its mission

The New York Times, August 3, 2015

Boston hospital aims to redefine care and prevent emotional harm

The Boston Globe, August 3, 2015

Cleveland Clinic, St. Vincent, MetroHealth among 6 area hospitals penalized for infection rates

NewsNet5 Cleveland / Scripps, August 3, 2015

Along with babies, hairstylists are arriving in hospitals

The New York Times, August 3, 2015

For patients in transition, Newport Beach offers new type of healthcare

The Orange County Register, August 3, 2015

Blood Clots Aren't Never Events, Researchers Say

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 31, 2015

Cutting junior doctors' hours may not lower risk of surgical deaths

Reuters, July 31, 2015

Medicare's Next 50 Years: More Home Care, Less Red Tape

Shannon Firth, MedPage Today, July 30, 2015

Congress overwhelmingly approves bill bolstering Medicare patients' hospital rights

Kaiser Health News, July 30, 2015

US medical groups join to fight prescription painkiller abuse

The Philadelphia Inquirer / HealthDay News, July 30, 2015

Medicare's next 50 years: More home care, less red tape

MedPage Today, July 29, 2015

'Jaw-dropping': Medicare deaths, hospitalizations AND costs reduced

USA Today, July 29, 2015

Hospital checklists are meant to save lives—so why do they often fail?

Nature.com, July 29, 2015

ProPublica: Why surgeon scorecard matters

ProPublica, July 29, 2015

Appeals court upholds FL doctor-patient gun law

The Miami Herald, July 29, 2015

Learning empathy from the dead

The Atlantic, July 29, 2015

Preventing Readmissions Through Improved Medication Management

Case Management Insider, July 28, 2015


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