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Hospitalists' Numbers Quadrupled in Last Decade

The unprecedented rise of hospitalists as a physician specialty is supported by responses from a 2012 American Hospital Association survey, extrapolated with survey data from the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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End-of-life care needs sweeping overhaul, panel says

The New York Times, September 18, 2014

A new way insurers are shifting costs to the sick

ProPublica / The New York Times, September 18, 2014

Study: Tri-State hospitals struggled during Sandy

NBC New York / Associated Press, September 18, 2014

Programs focus on high-risk patients to reduce spending

USA Today, September 17, 2014

Health IT early mover advantage examined

InformationWeek, September 17, 2014

'Early Offer' Malpractice Programs May Spur Reform

Tinker Ready, for HealthLeaders Media, September 16, 2014

Narrow Networks Cut Costs, Not Quality, Economists Say

Christopher Cheney, for HealthLeaders Media, September 16, 2014

Better HCAHPS Scores Protect Revenue

Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, September 16, 2014

Severe respiratory illness spreads to Northeast

CBS News, September 16, 2014

Six MS hospitals sued for patient data breach

The Clarion-Ledger, September 16, 2014

Some cancer experts see 'overdiagnosis,' question emphasis on early detection

The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2014

Despite warnings, antibiotics still overprescribed in kids

ABC News, September 16, 2014

CEO Exchange: Preparing for Population Health

Jacqueline Fellows, for HealthLeaders Media, September 15, 2014

Healthcare data of 1 million NJ patients compromised since 2009

NJ.com, September 15, 2014

How doctor-owned outpatient medical centers differ from hospitals

PBS NewsHour, September 15, 2014

Project aims to help rural KS hospitals track quality

The Topeka Capital-Journal, September 15, 2014

Two NY hospitals to offer free hip and knee replacement surgeries for qualifying patients in December

Newsday, September 15, 2014

More US hospitals adopting 'baby-friendly' policies

The Washington Post, September 15, 2014

Slideshow: Physician Alignment—New Leadership Models for Integration

HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, September 12, 2014

Patients with private insurance better off than seniors

Kaiser Health News / The Washington Post, September 12, 2014

Building for Quality

Leaders at three healthcare systems describe how innovative building design ideas can improve quality outcomes and how, sometimes, the good ideas don?t work out so well.

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