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November 25, 2014
Transforming Decision Support and Reporting
Slideshow: Healthcare Executives Eye Efficiency
HHS formally moves to close loophole allowing plans without hospital benefits
GAO urges study of how hospitals report some fees
The next Ebola? Health officials try to prepare for future outbreaks
Some experts dispute claims of looming doctor shortage
Upfront costs of going digital overwhelm some doctors
For rural veterans with PTSD, telemedicine may help
Radiologists are reducing the pain of uncertainty
Africa inspires a healthcare experiment in NY
November 24, 2014
CMS Mulls Income-Adjusting MA Stars
Aligning Executive Compensation with Provider Mission
Healthcare M&A leads global deal surge
Change in healthcare law would take aim at consumer inertia
Bay Area nurses, hospitals clash over Ebola training
Teamwork: TX program benefits hospitals, patients and students
Wheaton (IL) doctors work to spread positive message about house calls
Opinion: Teaching hospitals are the best place to test health innovation
We must protect vital '340B' drug discounts for safety net hospitals
November 21, 2014
Former NQF Co-Chair Linked to Conflicts of Interest in Journal Probe
Providers' Push to Consolidate Roils Payers
The way we pay for healthcare is broken. A CEO describes how
A life-saving alternative to open heart surgery
CA hospitals reported 6,282 adverse events over four years
Study: Health IT use could affect physicians' capacity to see patients
That medical test costs $50, or is it $500?
November 20, 2014
Medicare Cost, Quality Data Tools Weak, Says GAO
Slideshow: Reforming Executive Compensation to Accelerate Change
High volume slows Maryland's health exchange website
The next step for Partners HealthCare
Emdeon to buy Change Healthcare for $135 million
Opinion: How medical care is being corrupted
Health system reveals hospital gown to cover rears
November 19, 2014
AMA Pushes Lame Duck Congress for SGR Repeal
Quality in Ambulatory Surgical Settings Gets a Closer Look
GAO: Government fails to provide adequate data on Medicare provider cost and quality
Hospitals improvise Ebola defenses, at a cost
CA regulator knocks Anthem, Blue Shield on Obamacare networks
Top VA official examines failures at TN hospitals
AG seeks to negotiate over MA hospital closure
9 healthcare innovations driven by open data
CHS sells another hospital to Prime Healthcare
Doctor shortage looming? Maybe not
Doctors with borders: How the US shuts out foreign physicians
November 17, 2014
Surgeon who contracted Ebola virus in Sierra Leone dies at NE hospital
CIOs, CMOs Share EHR, Telehealth Adoption Experiences
Health Plans Braced for Open Enrollment
Hospitals and pharmacies grapple with rising drug prices
Health plans lead to more hospital pre-pays
Schumer to Obama: Reimburse NYC for $20M Ebola treatment
6 executives at Highmark, Allegheny Health Network hospital system exceed $1M pay
Few TX hospitals lose funding after 'immediate jeopardy'
CA adopts tough Ebola-protection rules for health workers
IA hospitals seeing fewer uninsured patients
Invasion of medical records, hospital privacy on rise
November 14, 2014
Population Health Challenges HIT, Quality Leaders
TJC Announces 11% Increase in Top Performers
Family of Dallas Ebola victim settles with hospital that treated him
Hospitals criticize nurses' strike over safety, Ebola preparedness
Faculty shortage puts nursing field in critical condition
FL healthcare exec sentenced to prison for $7 million Medicare fraud
Survey: One third of physicians use telemedicine, one fifth are reimbursed
The insidious new ways Big Pharma is manipulating doctors' drug choices
When patients don't follow up
November 13, 2014
Population Health Risks and Rewards
AMA Calls for Coverage Expansion, SGR Repeal
Hospitals are finally starting to put real-time data to use
Here's what might happen if SCOTUS rules against Obamacare
Blue Cross (NE) OKs 5 hospitals despite contract fight
Dallas hospital escapes lawsuit over Ebola treatment
Rural hospitals in critical condition
WellPoint email glitch puts personal info in the subject line
Study: Hospital workers wash their hands less frequently toward end of shift
November 12, 2014
Saline Compounding a Poor Option for Hospitals
End to Global Payments a 'Nightmare,' Surgeons Say
States race to improve health insurance exchanges
Hospital CEO contends with Medicaid conundrum
Doctors cash in on drug tests for seniors, and Medicare pays the bill
Medicare poised to cover CT scans to screen for lung cancer
Catholic bishops weigh tightening rules for healthcare partnerships
Bert Fish Medical Center chooses FL hospital
U-M nurses to get pay in case of Ebola quarantine
Opinion: Could hospitals be an engine of economic development?
WellCare questions Medicare Advantage ratings
FL hospital pledges millions to help solve homelessness
November 11, 2014
Louisiana Votes to Protect Healthcare Funding
Nursing industry angles for windfall of VA jobs
November 10, 2014
Steward Announces Medical Center Closure; AG to Investigate
Partners pays a price after bid for South Shore Hospital
Growing number of nurses being abused inside hospitals
Montefiore's new Bronx medical center emphasizes outpatient care
Obamacare's early impact on CA hospital earnings
Fairmont (MN) hospital struggles after Mayo takeover
WV hospital purchase debated
Needing to hire, chief of VA tries to sell doctors on change
Opinion: 5 examples of great healthcare management
November 7, 2014
Telehealth Gets More Coverage from CMS
Lung Biopsy Value, Costs Questioned
Voters Opt for Higher Wages, Safety Net Funding
All eyes on Healthcare.gov chief as new enrollment season nears
TX Ebola fears recede
How much is that MRI, really? MA shines a light
Flu season may bring rise in ER visits over Ebola fears
WellCare faces whistleblower case over denying payment for hospital stays
Four NYC hospitals to receive $1.6 billion for storm improvements
Maryland board proposes continuous monitoring of doctors' criminal activity
Steward plans to close Quincy Medical Center by end of year
UC Davis Medical Center nurses suit up for treating Ebola patients
Opinion: Hospitals earn the tax benefits they receive
November 6, 2014
Massachusetts AG Defends Partners M&A Deal
Two-Midnight, Pioneer ACO Rules Targeted by OIG
Obama: Some lines can't be crossed on healthcare
New Ebola funding request would dwarf previous commitment
What a Republican Senate means for Obamacare
FDA: Some Ebola patients should get placebo in drug tests
Health insurance deadline prompts marketing blitz to drum up business
Opinion: Healthcare entrepreneurs—What's your 50+ strategy?
A key thing doctors can do to reduce hospital errors
What about lousy hospitals?
November 5, 2014
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders Explore Emergency Department Solutions
Hospitals Seek Cost Savings in Alternative Fuel Sources
Less than 17% of Hospitals Demonstrate MU Stage 2 Capabilities, CMS Says
More scrutiny coming for Medicare Advantage, Obamacare
Alameda County (CA) seeks answers in $162 million hospital debt
$37 million: Amount Dignity Health will settle for overbilling Medicare, military health program
TX to allow most returning Ebola workers to self-quarantine
VA to speed healthcare access in scandal's wake
Court rules Westport doctor can be sued for HIPAA violation
GA health system eliminating 219 positions
Novant Health to cut pay for medical secretaries
Memorial Hermann uses Google Glass to speed stroke treatment
Busting Grandma out: Hospitals can be a place to be saved from
November 4, 2014
OPPS 2015 Final Rule Detailed
The Impact of the ICD-10 Delays
Readmission Rates Can be Curbed by Longer LOS, Study Finds
US top court does not act yet on Obamacare subsidies challenge
Ebola nurse, ME settle quarantine suit
Malpractice reform won't do much to reduce health spending
Hospitals could pay big if they don't lower infection rates
Predicting the role of healthcare CIOs in 2020
Can this doctor save US healthcare?
Researchers develop new way to attack antibiotic-resistant bugs
Emotion is not the best medicine, Ebola case further shows
New hospital job: Patient satisfaction officer
Transportation troubles hinder care for healthcare superusers
November 3, 2014
The Indirect ROI of Retail and Wellness Models
NQF Wants Risk-Adjusted Outcomes, Costs, Payments
Behind CMS's $840M Move to Fix Physicians' Practices
Hospitals wrestle with extent of Ebola treatment
Kaci Hickox criticizes 'abundance Of politics' behind mandatory quarantines
NBC/WSJ poll: 71% back mandatory quarantines for Ebola health workers
MA, feds reach five-year, $41.4B healthcare accord
Prescription drug overdoses burden hospitals, the economy
Dignity Health to pay $37 million to settle overbilling claims
Carondelet sale leaves future of two hospital foundations in doubt
Cleveland Clinic invests in 'functional medicine' to fix dysfunctions in healthcare
Bracing for the falls of an aging nation