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  1. Accurate Readmissions Predictions Are Now Possible
    4/5/2017

    Partnership provides hospitals in North Carolina with earlier, better readmission predictions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Cybersecurity Report Shows 320% Increase In Hacking Attacks In 2016
    4/3/2017

    Ransomware is now a prominent threat to hospitals. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Nursing Informatics Continues To Grow, Survey Finds
    3/16/2017

    HIMSS Poll finds nursing informatics specialists’ experience and salary continue to rise. Nursing Informatics Continues To Grow, Survey Finds By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. 1 In 4 Hospital Staff Report Using Expired Or Recalled Products On Patients
    3/9/2017

    Better supply chain management leads to better quality of care and improved patient safety. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Scope Contaminations Higher Than Previously Estimated
    3/2/2017

    Scopes often remain contaminated despite standard cleaning procedures. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. Healthcare Stakeholders Coalition Calls For Preauthorization Reforms
    2/24/2017

    The proposal offers 21 principles for prior-authorization requirements. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Hospital Setting Variations Are Crucial For Positive Patient Outcomes
    2/23/2017

    Some 10,000 Medicare patients die within seven days of Emergency Department discharges annually. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. Trump’s Proposed Mexican Import Tax Could Hit Medical Supplies Hard
    2/20/2017

    Republican plan to impose higher border taxes would raise healthcare costs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. Study Finds New Potential For Wearables
    2/6/2017

    Detection of diseases and managing care are among the potential uses of health trackers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. ECRI Posts List Of Top 10 Emerging Healthcare Technologies For 2017
    1/31/2017

    From liquid biopsies to robotic surgery and innovative diabetes vaccines, ECRI highlights disrupters. By Christine Kern, contributing writer