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How Telehealth Pays Off for Providers, Patients

Mainstream healthcare is seeing returns on virtual care investments. Banner Health, which identifies itself as "one of the top three performers for …

Focus on Patient Experience; Find Cost Efficiencies

Process improvement initiatives designed to create a better patient experience and bolster outcomes can have the downstream effect of decreasing …

Toyota Production System

Slideshow: Population Health—Are You as Ready as You Think You Are?

This HealthLeaders Media research report shows that for some health systems, hospitals, and physician groups, the ambitious journey to improving the …

Roundtable: Changing Culture, Leading Strategy at Healthcare Organizations

Organization culture and strategies might be considered "soft" elements of leadership, but they are vital nonetheless. Four healthcare leaders …

Health Care Industry

HHS prescribes $840 million to help doctors transform their practices

The federal government will spend $840 million over the next four years to help doctors move their practices away from a volume-based business model …

Health Care

HealthLeaders Media

Rights & Freedoms

Ebola: Health Officials Try to Quell Front Line Fears

Amidst growing concerns among healthcare workers, about 5,000 gathered in NYC to hear elected officials, public health experts, and hospital leaders …

Disease

Surreal And Stunning Visions From The Largest Salt Flat In The World

The Salar de Uyuni, located in Bolivia, is the largest salt flat in the world. Measuring in at over 4,000 square miles, the Salar was once part of a prehistoric salt lake that covered much of Southwestern Bolivia. The lake dried up, leaving a massive layer of salt crust almost 12,000 feet above sea …

The Generation Y Physician

Tech-savvy. Attention-craving. Lazy, good-for-nothings.<p>These are a few of the many traits that have been commonly bestowed upon those born around the last two decades of the 20th century. Commonly known as Generation Y, this demographical cohort of 20-30-somethings has certainly sparked mixed …

Watch: Keeping Faith in Democracy

<i>Previously published on BillMoyers.com.</i><p>Marilynne Robinson's new book, <i>Lila</i>, has been acclaimed by critics as "unflinching," "an exquisite novel of spiritual redemption and love," and "a book whose grandeur is found in its humility."<p>This week, it was nominated for the National Book Award, the latest …

Books

Roads Benefit People But Can Have Massive Environmental Costs

Changing Planet<p><b>Road-killed tapir in Peninsular Malaysia (photo</b> <b>© WWF-Malaysia/Lau Ching Fong)</b><p>By <i>William F. Laurance</i><p><i>Located in the wrong places, roads can open a Pandora’s Box of problems, says William F. Laurance</i><p>In a recent Opinion in National Geographic News (“Want to make a dent in world hunger? …

Living in: Great waterfront cities

From Stockholm to San Francisco, these five cities are intrinsically tied to their harbours, coastlines and bays.<p>Some cities around the world are intrinsically tied to their harbours, coastlines and bays, their geographic location shaping the way they develop and how their residents interact with …

European Travel