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  1. When will terrorism supplant healthcare as the most talked-about national issue?

    Will people get bored with the debate and accept where healthcare is at?  By Scott Becker -
  2. DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital CEO to retire after 40 years

    The Detroit Medical Center has announced that DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital CEO, Iris Taylor, PhD, RN, will retire March 27. By Tamara Rosin -
  3. Emerson Hospital names Michael Hachey CFO

    Emerson Hospital in Concord, Mass., has announced the appointment of Michael Hachey as senior vice president and CFO. By Tamara Rosin -

CEOs & CIOs speak on the state of healthcare 

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CEOs and CIOs from hospital and healthcare systems across the country gathered in Chicago in early November to discuss issues and strategies that today's healthcare leaders face. This e-book features a recap of what leaders had to say about the industry's biggest challenges and developments. 
  1. 8 trends and tips about physician practice mergers

    Here are eight things to know about physician practice mergers, presented by McGuireWoods.  By Emily Rappleye -
  2. Valley Children's to launch residency program, despite threat to UCSF-Fresno partnership

    Madera, Calif.-based Valley Children's Hospital announced plans Thursday to launch a graduate education program for pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists.  By Emily Rappleye -
  3. Waiting on the ROI: 3 lessons from health IT investments

    As the saying goes, time is money — and the healthcare industry has invested a lot of both. By Akanksha Jayanthi -
  4. TriHealth to buy Oxford hospital

    Cincinnati-based TriHealth signed a deal Thursday to acquire Oxford, Ohio-based McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital after two years of discussion.  By Emily Rappleye -

How Americans view healthcare 

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  1. Medical clinics try retail on for size

    Walk-in medical clinics are filling out deflating brick-and-mortar shopping malls in place of vanishing businesses like Sears, Blockbuster, Borders and RadioShack, according to Bloomberg Businessweek.  By Emily Rappleye -
  2. 20 latest hospital, health system executive moves

    The following hospital and health system executive moves were announced or made this week. They are listed below, beginning with the most recent.  By Tamara Rosin -
  3. Arkansas hospital commits $350k to help build homeless clinic

    Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Ark., has committed up to $350,000 to help build and staff a local low-income clinic at the Riverview Hope Campus for homeless people, according to the Times Record.  By Shannon Barnet -
  4. Moffitt Cancer Center considers building new hospital

    A rise in admissions has prompted Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., to consider expanding its inpatient facility to roughly double its current size, according to the Tampa Bay Times.  By Shannon Barnet -

Secure Mobile Communications in the Healthcare Industry

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  1. 8 specialists most likely to perform defensive medicine

    Here are the top eight specialty groups most likely to perform a procedure that may not be medically warranted because of malpractice fears, according to the Medscape Ethics Report 2014, Part 2: Money, Romance and Patients.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Seattle Children's posts strong earnings for FY 2014

    Seattle Children's Healthcare System recorded strong earnings for fiscal year 2014, posting a $175.85 million operating surplus on $1.17 billion in revenue compared to a $128.02 million operating surplus on $1.03 billion in revenue in 2013.  By Ayla Ellison -
  3. House votes down PPACA's 30-hour workweek

    In a 252-172 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives has approved legislation that would strike down the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's mandate that businesses provide health coverage to employees who work 30 hours per week, according to The Hill.  By Ayla Ellison -
  4. From JPMorgan to Harvard, how the 'Cadillac' health plan tax is affecting employees

    With the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's "Cadillac Tax" looming, large employers are beginning to scale back the benefits they offer to employees, according to a Bloomberg report.  By Ayla Ellison -
  5. 7 recent hospital rating and outlook changes, affirmations

    The following hospital and health system rating and outlook changes and affirmations took place during the past week, starting with the most recent.  By Ayla Ellison -
  6. 5 latest healthcare industry lawsuits

    The following is a roundup of recently reported healthcare industry lawsuits and lawsuit updates, starting with the most recent.  By Ayla Ellison -
  7. Moab Regional Hospital CEO to step down

    Moab (Utah) Regional Hospital CEO Robert Austin informed the hospital's governing board that he will retire early this year, according to the Moab Sun News. By Tamara Rosin -
  8. After 30 years, CEO of Sheppard Pratt Health to retire

    Baltimore-based Sheppard Pratt Health System CEO Steven S. Sharfstein, MD, has announced he will retire July 1, 2016, after serving the mental health system for 30 years.  By Tamara Rosin -
  9. 12 questions to ask before launching a provider-sponsored health plan

    Across 39 states, 107 health systems offer health plans in one or more markets. Here are a dozen questions to ponder if your health system is considering joining that group. By Molly Gamble -

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