Malpractice claim resolution takes time; Providers hail tablets for improved workflow;

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> Waiting for a malpractice claim to be resolved can take up to 11 percent of the average physician's medical career, according to a study in this month's Health Affairs. Statement

> Colorado is seeing a major healthcare construction boom, with 50 hospital construction projects totaling $3.4 billion, Colorado Public News reported. Article

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> Computer-based decision support would likely benefit case and bed management efforts by hospitals, concludes a provisional study published in this week's BMC Medical Informatics & Decision Making. Article

> Nearly three-fourths of surveyed healthcare providers say tablets improve their workflow, reported EHR Intelligence. Article

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> One of the most critical ways for practices to offset unpredictable reimbursements during implementation of the Affordable Care Act is to keep expenses under control, according to Physicians Practice. Article

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