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  • Obama administration unveils plan to shift Medicare payments, rewarding quality vs. quantity

    Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume, the Obama administration said Monday, in a shift that officials hope will be a catalyst for the nation's $3 trillion health care system.
  • Keeping hackers out of hospitals

    MINNEAPOLIS The humble infusion pump: It stands sentinel in the hospital room, injecting patients with measured doses of drugs and writing information to their electronic medical records. But what if hackers and identity thieves could hijack a pump on...

    Bristol Hospital Says It's OK Without Tenet

    Bristol Hospital Says It's OK Without Tenet
    BRISTOL — Disappointed by the collapse of the Tenet Healthcare acquisition, Bristol Hospital leaders nevertheless say they remain optimistic about the community hospital's future. The 93-year-old hospital, Bristol's second-biggest employer...

    Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies

     Connie Curran, nurse and health care executive, dies
    Connie R. Curran started out as a nurse before moving into consulting and executive positions during a career focused on health care and education. "Connie was such a strong voice for nursing and for board governance," said Daniel Hamburger, president...

    Protecting yourself and loved ones from the flu

    The hustle and bustle of the holidays signals yet another “season” — one that is unwelcome — flu season. Last year more than 35,000 people died from the flu. And this year it is especially important to make sure you and your...