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The ratio of female executives who run hospitals, mental health and community healthcare organizations in Jackson, Mich., defies a national trend, according to mlive.com.
Cardiologist Victor Dzau, M.D., will leave his position as chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and CEO of the Duke University Health System to become president of the Institute of Medicine, Forbes reported.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Wednesday announced that it will offer "end-to-end" ICD-10 testing for a "small sample group of providers" this summer.
A handful of factors will affect the nursing profession over the next decade, including the nurse shortage, healthcare reform, technology and education expectations, according to an infographic released by Norwich University's Online Master of Science in Nursing Program.
Most employers polled in a new survey said they'll continue offering health benefits to staff and retirees in the immediate future but will manage and deliver these benefits differently, according to human resource solutions provider Aon Hewitt.
Traditionally, many practices close during lunch hours--precisely the time when many patients get a break to call or come in for an appointment. So if your practice is looking to "expand" its availability to patients, adding lunchtime hours may be a great starting point to boost patient satisfaction without adding overhead, according to an article in Medical Economics by William Manard, M.D.
Video cameras in hospitals can monitor at-risk patients and ensure doctors take proper safety and sanitary measures--but their use may compromise patient privacy, according to a New York Times opinion piece.
Team-based healthcare, an approach that descreases healthcare costs and improves outcomes, "will be the norm" within the next 10 years, experts told the Wall Street Journal.
Changes and uncertainty under the Affordable Care Act have private practice doctors flocking to hospitals--most notably among primary care physicians,with specialists not far behind, the New York Times reported.