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VIAW Newswire 07.11.13

Posted on 05 September 2013 by admin

Job Applicants Posting About Alcohol Use On Facebook May Be Good Hires, Study Says
Employers are increasingly using Facebook to screen job applicants and weed out candidates they think have undesirable traits. But a new study from North Carolina State University shows that those companies may have a fundamental misunderstanding of online behavior and, as a result, may be eliminating desirable job candidates.

50 Largest For-Profit Hospitals in America
Here are the 50 largest for-profit hospitals in America, listed by number of beds. Figures are based on CMS cost report data analyzed by American Hospital Directory. Data are for short term acute-care hospitals, critical access hospitals and children’s hospitals.

Wellness Programs Help Reduce Costly Impact of Obesity, Chronic Illness in Workplace
Phoenix, AZ ( – Wellness programs are increasingly important as employers scramble to comply with the Affordable Care Act. By implementing wellness programs, employers may reduce the financial impact of ill or absentee employees, in addition to trimming the hidden expenses of recruiting and hiring temporary or new workers.

20 Most Frequently Performed Medicare Surgical Services in ASCs
Here are the 20 surgical services most recently performed in ambulatory surgery centers for Medicare patients based on data from the MedPAC analysis of claims filed in 2011.

100 Great Community Hospitals
Becker’s Hospital Review has named “100 Great Community Hospitals,” a list based on hospitals’ quality of care and service to community. The hospitals listed here have fewer than 550 beds and minimal teaching programs, and are often located in rural areas as the only hospitals in their communities. Whether independent or part of a larger health system, the following hospitals have worked with limited resources to continually provide the quality of care and the experience patients expect.

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