A Kick in the Pants

September 2012
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Sep2012, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p10
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The article discusses financial problems which many U.S. hospitals are facing in 2012 and will face after 2012 as a result of slow economic recovery in the U.S., cuts to Medicare and Medicaid and health care reform. In the article the author offers his opinions on health care reform and on efforts which U.S. hospitals have made to improve health care delivery and patient satisfaction, reduce medical errors and avoidable readmissions and increase their use of new technologies and processes.


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