Author | Ken Krizner

Articles

To speed up transactions, there's no time like real time

November 01, 2009

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Physicians have historically been lacking in collecting on bad debt, and now the cost of tracking it down might not be worth it

Claims data still a secret weapon in care, cost containment

October 01, 2009

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Data mining and predictive modeling can get us over the electronic data hump until EMRs reach critical mass

Hospitals voluntarily enact Leapfrog Group's policy on "never events"

February 01, 2008

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More than 650 hospitals have pledged to adopt the Leapfrog Group's policy on "never events"-rare medical errors that should never happen to a patient.

Hospitals look to improve infection-prevention measures

March 01, 2007

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The primary cost to patients with hospital-acquired infections is a prolonged stay and additional therapeutic interventions. But because of the high financial costs, there is increasing outside pressure to decrease infection rates.