The deal to buy Vanguard will expand Tenet's footprint to 30 markets across 16 states. Charlie Martin, Vanguard's founder, chairman, and CEO, will join Tenet's board of directors, and Keith Pitts, Vanguard's vice chairman, will serve Tenet as vice chairman. >>>
A medical center with long emergency department wait times is running a pilot study to test whether telemedicine can connect doctors to the virtual bedside of waiting patients much faster. >>>
Make-or-break decisions about the future face financial executives from independent hospitals—insight from the HFMA ANI conference. >>>
A trifecta of financial pressures is forcing hospitals to trim salaries and benefits, but by cutting too close, hospitals may be losing their talent pools to more competitive markets. >>>
Hospitals that fail to stamp out verbal abuse among RNs and those that demand 12-hour shifts risk losing valuable employees to other organizations where working conditions are more favorable. >>>
Researchers and a journalist were able to re-identify, without much fuss, the de-identified medical records of scores of patients, thought to have been protected by HIPAA. Here's how they did it. >>>
Healthcare industry leaders discuss the shortage of staff with information technology expertise, the impact on hospitals and health systems, and what can be done to address the situation. >>>
A federal court found the action of a NC dental board to restrict discount teeth-whitening procedures was intended to limit competition, and a legal expert says the ruling could affect other oversight boards. >>>
61% of healthcare leaders now report overcrowded conditions in their ED—and with them, major concerns about patient safety. With the shortage of PCPs expected to continue driving ED visits up, you need proven solutions. This report explores the strategies leading providers are employing, such as collaboration and efficiency measures, to improve ED throughput even as margins decline.
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