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Hospitals urged to boost protections against data breaches (access required)

When it comes to patient health records, employee information and data from medical technology devices, hospitals have a treasure trove of sensitive, private information to keep confidential. “The whole idea of having electronic records positions hospitals to provide better care ...

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Hospitals now tap lawyers to fulfill patients’ legal needs (access required)

As health care systems continue to shift toward becoming comprehensive medical homes for patients, health care providers are increasingly incorporating lawyers into the team of professionals who are on hand to help people at no additional charge to patients. Roughly ...

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‘We’ve got a crisis in Maryland’ (access required)

The Maryland Hospital Association keeps a busy calendar during the legislative session in Annapolis. Carmela Coyle, the association’s president and CEO, said this year the organization would offer recommendations on more than 100 bills. And this year she’s also had ...

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How well do Md. hospitals provide common care?

U.S. News & World Report has rolled out a new evaluation tool for hospitals based on their success in providing five common procedures. The Best Hospitals for Common Care analysis looks at data on patient survival, readmission, infections and other ...

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