"Some of these individuals would never have known they had lung cancer, and never would have been treated for lung cancer… and would have died from other causes rather than from this disease," says one researcher. >>>
Although some nurse leaders cling to the rigid requirements of the profession, others are making accommodations for nurses in wheelchairs, sending a powerful message to patients in the process. >>>
Patient survival of ICUs is 26% more likely when backed by eICU services, and patients are discharged faster from the ICU and the hospital, a new study finds. >>>
Citing bipartisan support in Congress, Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, president of the American Medical Association, believes a "doc fix," in the form of a total repeal of the sustainable growth rate funding formula for physicians, is imminent. >>>
If you're still using before and after photos to promote the benefits of weight loss surgery, check out these forward-thinking marketing tactics in use by hospitals around the country. >>>
Failure to comprehensively test the ICD-10 diagnostic coding system will dramatically increase the potential of catastrophic cash flow disruption for physicians practices, says the Medical Group Management Association. >>>
George Halvorson has stepped down as CEO of Kaiser Permanente. But instead of going into retirement mode, he is launching an institute to resolve the roots of intergroup ethnic conflict and improve diversity within the workplace. "What I've been doing in healthcare, and for the past 30 years, has been a warm-up for what I need to do next," he says. >>>
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