News tagged with academic health centers

Study highlights variations in spinal component costs

In a study, presented today at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), researchers obtained and compared the hospital purchasing records from 45 academic medical centers on the unit ...

Mar 22, 2013
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Defining career paths in health systems improvement

The sheer number of efforts aimed at improving the quality and efficiency of the U.S. health care system – ranging from portions of the national Affordable Care Act to local programs at individual hospitals ...

Nov 29, 2012
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Barriers to the launch of accountable care identified

(HealthDay)—Health care reform presents a unique opportunity for medical health centers to integrate systems of care, such as accountable care organizations (ACOs), but not without facing several barriers ...

Nov 26, 2012
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