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The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Initiates Antibiotics Education Push

The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation, which unites North Texas hospital and industry leaders to advance quality healthcare in the region, has initiated an antibiotics education push as part of its recently launched public awareness campaign about “C-diff,” a type of acute diarrhea caused by the Clostridium difficile bacteria.

Viewpoints: Hospitals helped by Medicaid expansion; why GOP candidates back OTC contraceptives

Now the Department of Health and Human Services has issued a report showing that ... thanks to the Affordable Care Act, hospitals across the country will save $5.7 billion in uncompensated care costs in 2014.

Viewpoints: Surgery surprise: Out-of-network doctors' bills; consequences of making Medicaid enrollees pay premiums

The New York Times' Elisabeth Rosenthal offered an important lesson in healthcare economics over the weekend that's a must-read for anyone about to undergo a major medical procedure.

Falcon Physician Receives Stage 2 Meaningful Use Certification

DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Falcon Physician, a provider of electronic health record (EHR) software to nephrologists and a subsidiary of DaVita HealthCare Partners, a leading provider of kidney care and health care services, announced that it has successfully completed the rigorous requirements needed to become certified for Meaningful Use Stage 2. Falcon Physician received ...

New study shows that the savings from 'tort reform' are mythical

"Tort reform," which is usually billed as the answer to "frivolous malpractice lawsuits," has been a central plank in the Republican program for healthcare reform for decades.

Balance billing can mean unexpected pain for emergency room patients

Even though your ER visit is covered, the doctors treating you may not be.

September 18, 2014

Despite efforts to protect patient information on the website, a new government watchdog report scheduled to be released Thursday says security issues are still a concern.

ApolloMed ACO Announces Final Performance Year One Results Which Show $10.98 Million In Total Savings

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc. (ApolloMed) (OTC-QB: AMEH), an integrated physician-centric healthcare delivery company, today announced that ApolloMed ACO ...

Unintended Consequences: ER Visits Increase

Hospital officials have been pushing for the state to expand Medicaid health care coverage for thousands of Tennessee’s poorest citizens, despit...

September/October 2014 Annals of Family Medicine Tip Sheet

( American Academy of Family Physicians ) The tip sheet includes synopses of all the articles published in the September/October 2014 issue of Annals of Family Medicine, including original research and commentary.


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