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2015

Joint replacement surgeries on the rise in rural hospitals: Is it a patient safety issue?
Becker's Hospital Review, December 28, 2015

Hospitals With Monopolies Are Way More Expensive
Money, December 22, 2015

Hospitals to pay U.S. $28 million to settle false spinal treatment claims
New York Times, December 18, 2015

Westlake cardiologist gets 20 years for performing unnecessary procedures for insurance payouts
Cleveland.com, December 18, 2015

The Experts Were Wrong About the Best Places for Health Care
New York Times, December 15, 2015

Patient safety costs employers more than they think
Employee Benefits News, November 25, 2015

The 3 cancers doctors miss most, plus 4 other commonly misdiagnosed conditions
Fox News Health, November 18, 2015

How Overtreatment in Health Care Harms Us All
KQED News, November 03, 2015

Healthgrades: 1 in 6 patients receive care at 1-star hospitals
Fierce Healthcare, October 20, 2015

A Small Indiana Town Scarred by a Trusted Doctor
New York Times, October 17, 2015

A Medical Detective Story: Why Doctors Make Diagnostic Errors
Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2015

U.S. Domestic Medical Travel: What Health Benefit Advisors Need to Know
The Institute for Healthcare Consumerism, September 24, 2015

Diagnostic errors a persistent 'blind spot'
Modern Healthcare, September 22, 2015

I Live in a Coke v Pepsi town
Article by Rick Chelko, September 11, 2015

The Patient Safety Movement Names the Top 3 Institutions Demonstrated the Most Lives Saved
Yahoo Finance, August 04, 2015

Leapfrog Group: Hospitals must improve on never events, hospital-acquired conditions
Fierce Healthcare, July 09, 2015

Too Few Hospitals Learn Safety Lessons from Near Misses
Modern Healthcare, June 20, 2015

Benefits may be dubious for many arthroscopic knee surgery patients
Modern Healthcare, June 17, 2015

New Ways Doctors Reach Agreement in Patient Diagnosis
Wall Street Journal, June 09, 2015

Michigan doc pleads guilty to unnecessary spine surgeries related to physician-owned distributorship
Modern Healthcare, May 22, 2015

Risks are High at Low-Volume Hospitals
U.S. News and World Report, May 18, 2015

Overkill - America's Epidemic of Unnecessary Care
The New Yorker, May 05, 2015

PT and Surgery Equally Effective for Spinal Stenosis
Medpage Today, April 06, 2015

Upsets and Cinderella stories: What March Madness and hospital rankings have in common
Becker's Hospital Review, March 24, 2015

Orthopedists' Financial Conflicts Can Hurt Patients, Surgeon Says
MedPage Today, March 22, 2015

In US hospitals, survival rates vary widely for high-risk surgeries
Fierce Healthcare, March 12, 2015

Are Doctors Exposing Heart Patients to Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures
U.S. News and World Report, February 11, 2015

Why providers should encourage patients to seek second opinions
Fierce Healthcare, February 10, 2015

Medicare Payments Surge for Stents to Unblock Blood Vessels in Limbs
New York Times, January 29, 2015

"Patient Navigators" reduced readmissions, overuse of ER in pilot program
Fierce Healthcare, January 27, 2015

Doctors Engulfed in Spine Surgeon Saga
USA Today, January 11, 2015

India's Philanthropist-Surgeon Delivers Cardiac Care Henry Ford-Style
NPR, January 05, 2015