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Hospitals Hop on World Cup Bandwagon

Marianne Aiello

With the world's eyes on the soccer competition in Brazil, healthcare organizations are jumping at the chance to use tournament's momentum to promote their services and positive population health messages. >>>

 

Editor's Picks

Fees Lurk in Health Plans' Shift to e-Payments

Healthcare providers stand to benefit in several ways from the switch from paper-based payment to electronic payment, but not all e-payment models are created equal. >>>

MU Slides into Summer of Discontent

If the top dog in the EHR food chain is feeling like he is dragging regulatory chains around, then we have a technology modernization program that is, at best, troubled, and at worst, in crisis. >>>

4 Hot Healthcare Exec Titles; 1 Not

Healthcare hiring trends favor physician leaders with clinical knowledge and an aptitude for strategy, rather than only business school smarts. >>>

Critical Times for Small and Rural Hospitals

For healthcare facilities that serve an important niche, such as critical access hospitals, a variety of pressures are changing the way they do business. >>>

2015 OPPS Proposed Rule Detailed

The 2015 outpatient prospective payment proposed rule from CMS contains refinements to the previously introduced comprehensive ambulatory payment classification policy, significant packaging of ancillary services, and a change for inpatient certification requirements. >>>

M&A Links to Integration Questioned

In many instances in which hospitals have purchased or affiliated with others in their region, there has been little or no real integration, a pair of health policy experts contends. >>>

Surgeon Breaks Through Boys' Club, Scales Olympic Heights

Gloria Beim, MD, pushed past gender bias early in her career to become an orthopedic surgeon, found her own practice, and be named Chief Medical Officer for the United States Olympic Committee. >>>



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News Headlines

Nurse firing highlights hazards of social media in hospitals

ABC News / Good Morning America, July 9, 2014

Former NYC hospital executive charged with $5.6 million painkiller theft

Reuters, July 9, 2014

Hopkins, hospital union agree to tentative deal on wage increases

The Baltimore Sun, July 9, 2014

Opinion: Fixed nurse-patient ratios are needed in more than just the ICU

WGBH News, July 8, 2014

AZ Supreme Court: Hospitals are subject to laws protecting vulnerable adults

Arizona Capitol Times, July 8, 2014

Drive-thru healthcare: How McDonald's inspired an urgent care gold rush

Forbes, July 7, 2014

Health Net vows to improve healthcare coverage, service

The Republic, July 7, 2014

Opinion: After Hobby Lobby—A single-payer healthcare solution?

Time, July 7, 2014

Good Shepherd Hospital's $247 million makeover begins

Daily Herald, July 7, 2014

Opinion: Google co-founders to healthcare—We're just not that into you

Forbes, July 7, 2014



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