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Infection Control's 78% Solution

Joe Cantlupe

Having a certified infection prevention and control official in your hospital can make a significant difference in preventing infections such as MRSA. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Drug Shortages Taking 'Tremendous Toll'

A serious shortage of sedation drugs has anesthesiologists scrambling, and in some cases postponing or changing surgical procedures. In a few cases, patients have died because a needed medication wasn't available. >>>

Crystal Run's ACO Puts Physicians in Driver's Seat

It's not only hospitals that see value in accountable care structures. Physician groups like Crystal Run Healthcare can use their ACO designation to encourage hospitals to compete on cost.  >>>

Slideshow: Meet the 2011 HealthLeaders 20

In our annual HealthLeaders 20, we profile individuals who are changing healthcare for the better. Some are longtime industry fixtures; others would clearly be considered outsiders. Meet them all in this image gallery.  >>>

Da Vinci Robot Surgical Risks Detailed

When something goes wrong after robotic surgery with the da Vinci surgical system, it's most likely due to co-morbidities in certain patients, not flaws in the robot's technology itself, researchers say. >>>

2 Pitfalls of Physician-Hospital Alignment

It's never been more important to create solid pacts that incentivize physician-hospital alignment. But it can be tricky to craft agreements that achieve your strategic and clinical goals, and stay on the right side of the law. >>>



LIVE Webcast

Lower Costs, Boost Productivity in Your Emergency Department

Date: April 30, 2012
About: Increase emergency department throughput with proven cost-reduction and efficiency improvement strategies from three ED leaders at BestPractices, Ochsner Medical Center, and Banner Estrella Medical Center. This customizable webcast allows you to pre-submit speaker questions to guide the discussion and ensure you get the answers your organization needs. >>>



News Headlines

Peter Orszag: Washington fighting wrong healthcare battle

Delaware Online, April 19, 2012

From doctor to patient to test subject

The Baltimore Sun, April 19, 2012

Cancer patients rarely speak up about care problems

Reuters, April 19, 2012

Comparative Effectiveness Studies Explore Cancer, Trauma Care

HealthLeaders Media, April 18, 2012

AZ cardiologists fined for Internet privacy violations

The Republic, April 18, 2012

Law or no law, some states adopt healthcare reform

Reuters, April 18, 2012

MA hospitals promise openness, apologies

The Boston Globe, April 18, 2012

PA Hospital Changes Course, Now Pursuing Chapter 7

HealthLeaders Media, April 18, 2012

Tech Challenge Aims to Quash Readmissions

HealthLeaders Media, April 17, 2012

Are women less satisfied with hospital care than men?

The New York Times, April 13, 2012



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Rounds: Four Steps to Lasting Clinical Excellence from Henry Ford Health System

Date: May 1, 2012
About: Join HealthLeaders Media and host Henry Ford Health System for a live and simulcast three-hour leadership event and learn new fundamentals for patient safety, readmissions, integration, and process improvement. Access our FREE event case study now, then register for the event to receive exclusive content. >>>


From HealthLeaders Magazine

 

The End of Us vs. Them

With economic incentives aligning for hospitals and physicians as never before, the need on both sides to dispense with blame has never been so critical. >>>

 

Pharmaceutical Robotics Require Careful Assessment

 

Hospitals Scrutinize ACOs



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