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The ultimate patient experience: High-quality care plus free Wi-Fi and 42-inch televisions

p>A newly opened hospital in Texas bets that the facility designed by physicians to provide patients with the ultimate patient-centered experience will give it an edge in the marketplace, Healthcare Finance News reports. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 1 hour ago]
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Hospitals waste $11 billion a year on inefficient communication

p>As care coordination gains popularity in the healthcare industry, especially within accountable care organizations, healthcare leaders must ensure their teams of doctors, nurses and staff use the most efficient communication processes possible to ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Healthcare, Organism
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Tennessee hospital quality program cuts complications 20%, saves 533 lives

p>Hospitals participating in the Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative saved more than 500 lives and cut costs by more than $75 million. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Cost-cutting
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Should hospitals bear more responsibility for mentally ill?

p>With more and more stories of mental health patients injuring and killing healthcare worker across the country--most recently in Pennsylvania--hospitals and health systems need to focus more on treating mental illness, author Caroline Hamilton writes in Security ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Shake up hospital hierarchies to deliver better care

p>To provide the best possible healthcare, hospitals must shake up their rigid hierarchies, argues an opinion piece in Forbes. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Healthcare
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Essential building blocks for patient-centered medical homes

p>Insurers must implement certain foundational factors to build a successful patient-centered medical home, including strong leadership and staff commitment to the care model, adequate information technology and effective patient engagement tools, reported Health ... [Published FierceHealthcare - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Fist-bumps, high-fives more hygienic than handshakes

p>Fist-bumps are a more hygienic alternative to handshakes or high-fives in a healthcare setting, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Infection Control. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

St. Louis health system may lose doctors over new pay model

p>Doctors affiliated with Mercy Health in St. Louis are unhappy with the health system's new compensation model and say they may not sign the new contracts, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.  read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Preventable medical error reporting still lacking in some hospitals

p>Preventable errors in hospitals still cause hundreds of thousands of death in the U.S. each year, but in some states such as Maryland, the exact number isn't readily available even though hospitals are supposed to report serious medical errors to ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Nursing extremes: CA hospital eliminates positions, while Missouri seeks nurse educators

p>The future of nursing is as unpredictable as ever, with one California hospital eliminating skilled nursing positions, while a shortage of nurse educators leaves Missouri working to recruit more teachers into the profession. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 28 2014]
Entities: Education
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sanders, Miller announce tentative VA deal

p>The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs committees have reached a tentative deal on Veterans Affairs reform legislation, according to the Associated Press. read more ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Union battles, layoff possibilities make nurses the auto-workers of the 21st century

p>Just as car manufacturing defined industry in the 20th century, healthcare, which employes one in 10 workers, drives the 21st century, and today's nurses find themselves in the same position as their former auto worker counterparts, according to The ... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 25 2014]

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Less-educated workers enter healthcare [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 24 2014]
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California nurses' union braces for contract ba... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 24 2014]
Standard handoff practices help children's hosp... [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 24 2014]
New ACOs organized despite federal scrutiny [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 23 2014]
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Inpatient volumes positive for first time in years [Published FierceHealthcare - Jul 23 2014]
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The ultimate patient experience: High-quality c... [Published FierceHealthcare - 1 hour ago]
p>A newly opened hospital in Texas bets that the facility designed by physicians to provide patients with the ultimate patient-centered experience will give it an edge in the marketplace, Healthcare Finance News reports. read more ...
Hospitals waste $11 billion a year on inefficie... [Published FierceHealthcare - 1 hour ago]
p>As care coordination gains popularity in the healthcare industry, especially within accountable care organizations, healthcare leaders must ensure their teams of doctors, nurses and staff use the most efficient communication processes possible to ...
Tennessee hospital quality program cuts complic... [Published FierceHealthcare - 1 hour ago]
p>Hospitals participating in the Tennessee Surgical Quality Collaborative saved more than 500 lives and cut costs by more than $75 million. read more ...
Should hospitals bear more responsibility for m... [Published FierceHealthcare - 2 hours ago]
p>With more and more stories of mental health patients injuring and killing healthcare worker across the country--most recently in Pennsylvania--hospitals and health systems need to focus more on treating mental illness, author Caroline Hamilton writes in Security ...
Shake up hospital hierarchies to deliver better... [Published FierceHealthcare - 2 hours ago]
p>To provide the best possible healthcare, hospitals must shake up their rigid hierarchies, argues an opinion piece in Forbes. read more ...
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