Tag Archives: healthcare

Induced labor not more expensive to healthcare system than spontaneous labor

Expectant parents wait 40 weeks for the arrival of their new baby, but what if labor was induced a week earlier? Conventional wisdom holds that inducing labor at 39 weeks would be cost-prohibitive to a health system. But the results of a joint study between University of Utah Health and Intermountain Healthcare show inducing labor… Read More »

Security remains a top concern for healthcare IT professionals

There’s near unanimity among healthcare IT professionals—security is at, or near, the top of their lists of concerns. Perhaps it would seem that there are more complex challenges for these executives. But hardly any issues are as pervasive or as insomnia inducing. As healthcare organizations have now widely adopted electronic information systems, that has increased… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Emergency doctors lay out ideas for surprise medical bills

Smart content. Deeper culture. Better access.  Become a subscriber to the Washington Examiner magazine. SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving Washington Examiner’s Daily on Healthcare newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-healthcare/ Emergency doctors lay out ideas for surprise medical bills. The American College of Emergency Physicians wants Congress to ensure that patients pay no more… Read More »