It takes more than money for hospitals and health systems to motivate and retain employed physicians, says a senior executive at Catholic Health Initiatives. >>>
For physicians, emotional intelligence is not about seeming happier around patients. It's about recognizing the best way to give a patient information, which can raise patient engagement levels and affect outcomes. >>>
As physicians convene for the AMA's annual advocacy conference, President Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, says she remains optimistic that Congress will pass legislation to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula, despite the lack of a clear funding plan. >>>
The Association of American Medical Colleges has issued a list of 25 guidelines to help hospital officials evaluate rating systems that rank hospitals. Hospitals are urged to consider the validity of measures used, and transparency about methodology. >>>
A legal matter in North Carolina, concerning whether or not a state board is exempt from federal antitrust laws, could have far-ranging effects, which explains the interest in the case from the AMA and other provider associations. >>>
Connecticut's largest health system and Tenet will remain independent of one another, but would work together to improve clinical services and coordinate care and referrals at four hospitals in the state. >>>
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