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Welcome Back, Volume—the Original Quality Measure

After a decade in which physicians and observers focused on processes and outcomes, the pendulum is swinging back toward viewing volume as the best barometer of hospital quality. Read More
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Simple Changes for Emergency Department Success

Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, May 27, 2015

Hospitals find new ways to monitor patients 24/7

The Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2015

Automated Sedation Knocks Minutes off Recovery Time

Tinker Ready, for HealthLeaders Media, May 26, 2015

Obamacare's big gamble on hospital productivity

The New York Times, May 26, 2015

Obamacare: CA exchange caps specialty drug costs for patients

Los Angeles Times, May 26, 2015

Multiple sclerosis patients stressed out by soaring drug costs

NPR, May 26, 2015

Fewer hospitals offer new moms free baby formula

CBS News / Associated Press, May 26, 2015

12 CA hospitals fined by state health officials

San Jose Mercury News, May 26, 2015

Doctor burnout is a rising problem in MN medicine

Star Tribune, May 26, 2015

Doctoring, without the doctor

The New York Times, May 26, 2015

House committee approves 21st Century Cures Act

Reuters, May 22, 2015

MA doctors group issues guidelines on pain meds

The Salem News / Associated Press, May 22, 2015

Carotid Artery Stenting Outcomes Vary Widely by Hospital

Salynn Boyles, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today, May 21, 2015

Cyberattack affects 1.1 million CareFirst customers

The Baltimore Sun, May 21, 2015

Doctors among dozens held in raids against illegal sales of prescription drugs

The New York Times, May 21, 2015

Managing population health with the all-payer claims database

Health IT Analytics, May 21, 2015

Doctors may not fully explain risks of common heart procedure

Reuters, May 21, 2015

This website is basically Yelp for hospitals

Time, May 21, 2015

7 ex-nurses indicted after broken finger leads to amputation

ABC News / Associated Press, May 21, 2015

Angina: Routine hospitalization probably unnecessary

MedPage Today, May 20, 2015


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