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Garcia to lead prevention program at MD Anderson

Garcia to lead prevention program at MD Anderson

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 29, 2015

Dr. Joxel Garcia, 53, has been named the inaugural executive director of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center's prevention and control platform, part of its “Moon Shots Program,” which aims to accelerate and improve cancer survival rates.

OSU's Wexner Medical Center gets new CFO

OSU's Wexner Medical Center gets new CFO

By Adam Rubenfire  |  August 27, 2015

Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center has appointed a new CFO to oversee its $2.9 billion budget. Mark Larmore will start on Oct. 1, once his appointment is approved by the university's board of trustees.

Big questions loom on how U.S. will meet physician training needs

Big questions loom on how U.S. will meet physician training needs

By Andis Robeznieks  |  August 17, 2015

The debate over how to ensure an adequate future supply and distribution of healthcare providers is heating up as new medical schools open around the country, VA hospitals are expanding their medical residency training programs and Congress is stepping up its oversight over the use of GME funds.

Here comes the 'bride'

Here comes the 'bride'

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 01, 2015

Abby, a 4-year-old battling leukemia at Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center, developed a special bond with her favorite nurse, Matt Hickling. So special that Abby told her mom she wanted to marry him.

U. of Maryland Medical Center CEO to retire

U. of Maryland Medical Center CEO to retire

By Adam Rubenfire  |  July 30, 2015

Jeff Rivest, longtime president and CEO of the Baltimore-based University of Maryland Medical Center, has announced that he will retire this summer.

N.J. hospitals sue state over EMS law

N.J. hospitals sue state over EMS law

By Adam Rubenfire  |  July 29, 2015

Two New Jersey health systems are suing because they say a new state law unfairly takes away their role as advanced emergency medical service providers in their service areas.

Texas medical center keeps its focus on process improvement

Texas medical center keeps its focus on process improvement

By Modern Healthcare  |  July 25, 2015

The UT Southwestern Medical Center is on a roll. Last year, it expanded its presence in the fast-growing Dallas market by opening an $800 million hospital complex. President Dr. Daniel Podolsky discusses the system's expansion plans and technology's role in process improvement.

Risk that 'nobody will have access to pediatric specialty care'

Risk that 'nobody will have access to pediatric specialty care'

By Modern Healthcare  |  July 18, 2015

Christopher Dawes, president and CEO of Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, a 300-bed hospital in Palo Alto, Calif., discusses the issues raised by Medicaid expansion, narrow-network health plans and high prescription drug costs. He spoke with Modern Healthcare reporter Bob Herman.

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