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Surgeons under stress make more mistakes in the operating room, study finds

During stressful moments in the operating room, surgeons make up to 66 percent more mistakes on patients, new findings from Columbia University show. And since clinical quality is increasingly tied to reimbursement under the value-based structure, such errors have the potential to eat into an institution’s brand reputation and bottom line. Using a technology that… Read More »

'Hanging loose on healthcare:' Denied before, more than 133,000 apply for Medicaid under expansion – WAVY-TV

PETERSBURG, Va. — Pens were in the hands of every person in the room at Southside Regional Medical Center on Friday, as Virginians signed up for coverage they’ve never had before.  “I’m at the prime age that anything can happen,” Debbie Nash, of Prince George County, said.  Nash tried to apply for Medicaid coverage a… Read More »