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Medicare ACO quality, savings improve in second year

p>Medicare's Accountable Care Organizations improved in both quality and savings in their second year, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 3 hours ago]
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Urgent care clinics bring accessibility, affordability

p>Urgent care retail clinics, which are popping up in droves in New York and around the country because of their convenient, affordable service, make healthcare more accessible to the public, NY1 News reported. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 2 hours ago]
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Remove hospitals from equation in battle against Ebola, mission group says

p>A Christian mission group said hospitals in West Africa facilitated the spread of the Ebola virus and leaders must combat the disease in new and different ways, NBC News reported. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Antibiotic stewardship could cut readmissions for infection

p>Antibiotic stewardship programs guiding individual patient prescriptions could significantly cut readmission rates due to infection, according to research presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Medscape ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Obama to send 3,000 troops to help fight Ebola outbreak in West Africa

p>President Barack Obama will announce an allocation of military and medical resources to combat the deadly Ebola virus' spread in West Africa today, The New York Times reported. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

5 goals safety-net ACOs must meet achieve the Triple Aim

p>Safety-net accountable care organizations can deliver care that achieves healthcare's "Triple Aim" of better care, improved health and reduced costs, according to a blog post from Health Affairs. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 16 2014]
Entities: Organism
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nursing career path evolves, now includes care in community settings

p>As nursing roles change, so do the career paths nurses take with many moving away from the hospital setting to work for home health agencies, ambulatory care centers, long-term care facilities and other places in the community, Nurse.com reported. ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

CDC issues enterovirus recommendations; McDonald plans to increase VA pay range;

strong>News From Around the Web > The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued recommendations on enterovirus D68, which infected more than 100 people in 10 states. Recommendations >... read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Hospitals can use RATER marketing technique to improve patient satisfaction

p>In a world where patients and consumers can look up healthcare prices and hospital ratings online, the industry faces increased competition and transparency, and must enhance patient experience to stay relevant, according to a recent Forbes piece. ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

82 Illinois hospitals slapped with $16 million in readmissions penalties

p>Eighty-two Illinois hospitals will pay more than $16 million in collective readmission penalties for not reducing their preventable readmissions, the state Department of Healthcare and Family Services announced last week. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Healthcare
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ray Rice fallout fuels healthcare's domestic violence prevention efforts

p>Fallout over Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice's assault of his then-fiancee Janay Palmer has renewed the conversation on domestic violence and how various healthcare providers collaborate on programs to aid victims. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Are hospitals safer than ambulatory surgical centers?

p>The death of Joan Rivers has increased scrutiny of outpatient medical centers and ambulatory surgery centers, according to PBS Newshour. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 15 2014]

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Urgent care clinics bring accessibility, afford... [Published FierceHealthcare - 2 hours ago]
p>Urgent care retail clinics, which are popping up in droves in New York and around the country because of their convenient, affordable service, make healthcare more accessible to the public, NY1 News reported. read more ...
Antibiotic stewardship could cut readmissions f... [Published FierceHealthcare - 3 hours ago]
p>Antibiotic stewardship programs guiding individual patient prescriptions could significantly cut readmission rates due to infection, according to research presented at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Medscape ...
Medicare ACO quality, savings improve in second... [Published FierceHealthcare - 3 hours ago]
p>Medicare's Accountable Care Organizations improved in both quality and savings in their second year, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. read more ...
Remove hospitals from equation in battle agains... [Published FierceHealthcare - 3 hours ago]
p>A Christian mission group said hospitals in West Africa facilitated the spread of the Ebola virus and leaders must combat the disease in new and different ways, NBC News reported. read more ...
CDC issues enterovirus recommendations; McDonal... [Published FierceHealthcare - Sep 16 2014]
strong>News From Around the Web > The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued recommendations on enterovirus D68, which infected more than 100 people in 10 states. Recommendations >... read more ...
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