AHA warns hospital execs about 'vishing'; Joint Commission releases acute stroke-ready hospital standards;

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> Hospital executives should beware of "vishing" attacks, in which callers pose as Medicare personnel in an attempt to solicit personal information, like Social Security numbers, AHA News reported. Article

> The demand for nurses is growing along with the country's population and access to medicine, according to a new infographic published by Adventist University of Health Sciences. Infographic

> The Joint Commision released prepublication standards as part of its new Acute Stroke-Ready Hospital Disease-Specific Care Advanced Certification program. Standards

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> Although there is some guidance regarding what information healthcare providers should share via the Internet, medical societies need to catch up on providing recommendations surrounding patient-targeted web searches. Article

> Average commercial reimbursement rates for new and established patient visits increased slightly for the first time since Physicians Practice began collecting and aggregating fee schedule data from practices more than 10 years ago, according to a February cover story about the results. Article

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