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Surgical Checklists Unused in 10% of Hospitals, CMS Data Shows

Given the evidence of how surgical checklists can reduce deaths and complications, it's a mystery why nearly 10% of hospitals still don't mandate their use and why another 12% can't say for certain whether or not... Read More


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Deal allots $17 billion for overhaul of VA healthcare system

The New York Times, July 29, 2014

Physicians to Appeal 'Docs v. Glocks' Ruling in FL

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, July 29, 2014

Medicare's hospital trust fund appears flush until 2030

Kaiser Health News, July 29, 2014

Health Policy Commission says discharge trends driving MA healthcare spending

Boston Business Journal, July 29, 2014

Insecure communications costly for hospitals

InformationWeek, July 29, 2014

Medical identity theft can threaten health

CBS News, July 29, 2014

Improving the 'handoff' in children's hospitals cuts down on errors

The Plain Dealer, July 29, 2014

Can doctors teach the body to cure cancer?

The Atlantic, July 29, 2014

Some FL doctors are refusing to accept Obamacare

The Modesto Bee / The Miami Herald, July 29, 2014

After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA healthcare

ABC News / Associated Press, July 28, 2014

CA Fines 8 Hospitals for Medical Errors

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, July 28, 2014

Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say

The Baltimore Sun, July 28, 2014

AK hospitals in spat over patient agreements

The Miami Herald / Associated Press, July 28, 2014

Other hospitals help Hopkins pay $190 milion settlement

The Baltimore Sun, July 28, 2014

NY state healthcare experiment emphasizes prevention

The Times Union, July 28, 2014

Roundtable: To Arrest HAIs, Culture Trumps Campaigns

Edward Prewitt, for HealthLeaders Media, July 25, 2014

Jurors find TX hospital chain owner guilty on all 15 counts

The Dallas Morning News, July 25, 2014

New Orleans East Hospital opens quietly, still seeking accreditation

NOLA.com / The Times-Picayune, July 25, 2014

PA doctor shoots patient who killed caseworker

USA Today, July 25, 2014

Invoking anti-fraud law, LA doctor gets rich

The Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2014

Sepsis Success

Some hospitals are addressing sepsis by quickly identifying high-risk patients in the emergency department and treating them to stop progression.

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