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3 ways physicians can balance work and relationships

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Clinical, patient engagement key to ACO success

Implementing an accountable care organization is nearly impossible without high-quality clinical engagement, according to a panel of healthcare leaders at Friday's sixth annual National ACO Summit in the District of Columbia.

Why payers should take a personalized approach to patient engagement

The best way to engage patients in their care is to take a personalized approach, leaders from Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine said during a recent panel at the BIO conference in Philadelphia.

Louisiana providers at odds over commercially insured patients

An anti-trust battle is brewing in Shreveport, Louisiana, between the operator of LSU hospitals and a community health system that already has a large market share in the area. 

Which CEO would get biggest golden parachute in health insurer merger?

The chief executives of three of the major U.S. health insurers currently locked in merger maneuvering have a lot to gain if takeover bids for their companies come to fruition, Bloomberg reports

Healthcare increasingly requires a tech-savvy workforce

The rise of technology in healthcare is creating new roles within the industry and requiring doctors and nurses to be tech-savvy as well, according to a story in the Financial Times.

Pharmacists take on bigger role, authority in healthcare

Historically, pharmacists have taken a background role in the care process. But today pharmacists take on a more prominent role in healthcare to improve patient outcomes.

Nurses need longer breaks between work shifts

Quick turnaround between work shifts appears to be hazardous to nurses' health, according to a new study published in the journal  Clinical Nursing Studies 

Nurse practitioner creates website to help nurses find jobs

A new website,, aims to connect nurses to employers looking for healthcare professionals who can provide specialized care.

AMA: Evaluate older docs

The American Medical Association has voted in favor of the creation of a process to screen and assess the competency of aging physicians', according to an announcement from last week's annual meeting.