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April 15, 2014
Crisis Spurs Healthcare Payment Reform in Arkansas
How being a doctor became the most miserable profession
Doctors overlook lucrative procedures when naming unwise treatments
Healthcare reform unfinished, part 1: Hospitals take a hit
Medical devices for kids are often only tested on adults
Why doctor ratings are misleading
Doctors learn to give up faxes
New fire safety regs for hospitals
If doctors don't like electronic medical records, should we care?
April 14, 2014
HIT Leaders Want Flexibility, Transparency from Next HHS Chief
ICD-10 Delay Alters Provider, Vendor Prep
NY City's hospital specialists are raking in millions of dollars
Opinion: How will Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial doctors respond to healthcare changes?
Opinion: Questions linger on LA hospital deals
Diabetics at center of healthcare battle
Community Medical Center will be fifth for-profit hospital in MT
Stanford Hospital doctors and staff reunite with former trauma patients
April 11, 2014
Doctors' billing system stays stuck in the '70s for now
ICD-10 delay makes healthcare leaders juggle
FL doctors could face drug database requirement for prescriptions
Opinion: Will patients 'like' the doctor who tells them they're dying?
Healthcare workers wash hands more when patients are watching
A doctor's 'people skills' affect patients' health
How the medical education system contributes to the doctor shortage
Opinion: A 'code death' for dying patients
April 10, 2014
CMS Makes Physician Claims Data Public
AMA Urges Caution with Medicare Doctor Data
Federal data reveals some docs getting millions from Medicare
The top 10 Medicare billers explain why they charged $121M in one year
Hopkins workers strike over wages
Many doubt benefit of annual physicals exceeds cost
Should academic physicians serve on drug-company boards?
Health sector's hot real estate market
Scientists trying to build functional human heart with 3-D printer
Nurses say pagers must go; hospitals drag feet
April 9, 2014
Sliver of Medicare doctors get big share of payouts
Release of Medicare Physician Payment Data Imminent
Economist: Disclosing doctors' Medicare pay might be 'pretty damning'
An insurer bets on primary care doctors to lower costs
Physicians sound off on EHRs
Blue Cross cuts back on painkiller prescriptions
10 things EMRs won't say
Drugstores play doctor: Physicals, flu diagnosis, and more
CT hospitals follow aviation, nuclear power in targeting errors
Hospitals safer than homes for births
April 8, 2014
OpenNotes Expands Regional EHR Adoption
Business Roundup: Tenet Wins Latest Round in SC Hospital Fight
AMA won't stop Medicare doc data release
CA hospitals overcharged Medicare by $367 million, audit says
Doctor appointment availability varies by insurance type
When employees steal patient records
Sidestepping the biopsy with new tools to spot cancer
On-screen doctor visits are the new house call
Jury awards nearly $3 million in MO malpractice case
Syracuse surgeon slapped sedated patients, called them insulting names, feds say
April 7, 2014
ACOs Show Uneven Progress
Medicare Advantage Program Standards Tightening
Why walk-in healthcare is a fast-growing profit center for retail chains
Even small medical advances can mean big jumps in bills
Rural MS hospitals align with larger ones to survive
Carolinas HealthCare integrating behavioral health in primary care practice
Insult and injury: How doctors are losing the war against trolls
April 4, 2014
ICD-10 delay creates headaches
MA hospital files for bankruptcy liquidation; work to reopen ER continues
Doctor shortage found in western NY, upstate
The hospital-dependent patient
Widow awarded $1.1 million in wrongful death lawsuit against ME doctor
Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders on Executive Compensation
April 3, 2014
State Battles over Medicaid Expansion Heating Up
US to let public see how Medicare pays doctors
75 former NARH employees hired by Berkshire Medical Center
Top Boston hospital begins to tackle readmissions problem
Health department raises alarm about RI hospital infection controls after measles incident
Suit alleging L.A. hospital froze woman alive can proceed, court says
April 2, 2014
Obama Quietly Signs SGR Patch Bill
Patient Volumes, Patterns Shifting
MSPB Adds Nuance to Readmission Rates
Burnt out primary care docs are voting with their feet
Wage war brews at Johns Hopkins Hospital
New law to give NY nurse practitioners more freedom from doctors
Opinion: Doctors are drowning in data
Thousands of jobs shed in Pittsburgh region's hospitals
Review finds mammography's benefits overplayed, harms dismissed
April 1, 2014
Senate Passes SGR Fix, Obama Likely to Sign
Payers Scramble to Set 2015 HIX Premium Rates
Healthcare among job sectors with highest obesity rates
VT hospital prepares for more patients after the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital
Boston hospitals take steps to set healthy examples for patients
A hospital door handle that sanitizes hands with a touch