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The Missing Link in Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Answers to multiple choice questions and brief comments on patient satisfaction surveys don't tell providers the whole story. Qualitative reports, in the form of detailed patient stories, can better capture information of... Read More
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CMS: 'Healthier People, Smarter Spending' With ACOs

Shannon Firth, MedPage Today, August 28, 2015

Variation Rife in Hospital Charity Care Payment Rules

Tinker Ready, for HealthLeaders Media, August 28, 2015

Lower hospital readmissions a mere label change, analysis says

Bloomberg, August 28, 2015

Pockets of lower vaccination rates remain across US

CBS News / LiveScience.com, August 28, 2015

NH doctors, nurses to be trained in stopping overprescribing

WCAX.com / Associated Press, August 28, 2015

New twist on Medicare scam: Services actually were provided — in Nicaragua

The Miami Herald, August 28, 2015

Amputees protest proposed Medicare changes for artificial limbs

The Washington Post, August 27, 2015

CVS teams with telehealth trio to boost access to MD care

CNBC, August 27, 2015

Surgeon performance unaffected by fatigue from overnight work

Reuters, August 27, 2015

CDC to doctors: Keep an eye out for plague

CNBC, August 27, 2015

Colorado Medical Board approves new telehealth guidelines

Denver Business Journal, August 27, 2015

Car technology helps prevent hospital falls among patients

WNDU, August 27, 2015

Cancer survivor plan fails to up patient satisfaction

MedPage Today, August 26, 2015

US teens more likely to be obese

MedPage Today, August 26, 2015

Stopping BP meds didn't improve cognition in elderly

MedPage Today, August 26, 2015

Cancer risk still raised in RA

MedPage Today, August 26, 2015

4 Questions for Regina Holliday, Patient Advocate

Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, August 26, 2015

Meeting the Challenge of Patient Engagement

Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, August 26, 2015

Could cameras in operating rooms reduce preventable medical deaths?

The Washington Post, August 26, 2015

New breed of paramedics treats patients before emergencies occur

Los Angeles Times, August 26, 2015


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