A bill that delays Medicare payment cuts to physicians for another year contains two controversial and costly provisions that would delay both the implementation of the ICD-10 medical coding set and the so-called two-midnights rule. >>>
Nurses at a Florida hospital are wearing electronic tags to track their daily steps. The data has been revealing and led to changes in workflow. The CNO says nurses like it and "know that it can help them." >>>
Advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment and longer-term survival rates point to a growing need for interdisciplinary provider teams to meet the needs of patients as the supply of oncologists is predicted to decline. >>>
Even providers with small marketing budgets can implement YouTube strategies that resonate with patients in meaningful ways. >>>
Despite progress in reducing rates of intestinal, chest, and urinary tract infections transmitted to hospitalized patients, nearly three quarters of a million patients each year end up with healthcare-associated infections, says the CDC. >>>
For years, hospitals have complained about low Medicaid payment rates. Now hospital associations are leading the fight to expand Medicaid to millions of low-income adults in two dozen states that have yet to embrace expansion. >>>
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