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Doctor fired back at gunman in Pa. hospital attack
By Associated Press | July 24, 2014
A doctor who was grazed by gunfire from a patient in his office at a suburban Philadelphia hospital on Thursday helped stop him by apparently returning fire with his own weapon and severely injuring him, but not before a caseworker was killed, authorities said.
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Cerner's rising profits and bookings boost outlook
By Rachel Landen | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Cerner Corp. continues to benefit as hospitals and physician practices face increasing pressure to integrate information technology into healthcare delivery and the measurement of its quality and costs.
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UHS reports flat profit but cheers admissions gains, low bad debt
By Bob Herman | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Insurance gains under the healthcare reform law fueled a massive jump in Universal Health Services' second-quarter revenue, but rising expenses wiped away potentially large profit gains.
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Competing new VA bills in Congress cloud prospects for any deal
By Virgil Dickson | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs' committees have released new competing proposals on how to address the waitlist woes currently plaguing the VA. The House version provides $10 billion in immediate emergency VA funding, while the Senate version would cost $25 billion over the...
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Gentiva says Kindred can see financials if tender offer is dropped
By Beth Kutscher | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Gentiva Health Services, which repeatedly has been turning aside takeover overtures from Kindred Healthcare, has decided to open its books to Kindred and a rival unnamed suitor courting the home health and hospice operator with $17.25 per share offers.
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Reform Update: Medical-loss ratio rebates fall to $332M
By Bob Herman | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A federal rule requiring health insurers to spend a minimum percentage of premium dollars on medical care led to more than $332 million in rebates last year, according to HHS.
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NQF to study socio-demographic factors in 30-day readmissions
By Sabriya Rice | July 24, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The impact of socio-demographic factors on 30-day hospital readmissions will be the focus of a robust new National Quality Forum trial, the organization announced Wednesday. The trial will consider such factors as income, education, race and primary language.
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