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Temple confirms its tough FY2014, sees brighter times ahead

By Adam Rubenfire  |  October 28, 2014

Temple University Health System, a three-hospital academic medical center in northern Philadelphia, confirmed Tuesday in audited results what it had reported in its unaudited financials released last month—an operating loss for its fiscal 2014, the result of decreasing patient volumes and...

'Code Black' documentary takes you inside the ER

'Code Black' documentary takes you inside the ER

By Modern Healthcare  |  October 18, 2014

Life and death struggles aren't the only battles raging in emergency departments. There's also the less visible war between doctors' ideals and the challenges of practicing medicine in today's political and economic healthcare environment.

Operating losses persist for Temple University Health System

By Bob Herman  |  September 26, 2014

Temple University Health System, a three-hospital academic medical center in northern Philadelphia, continues to lose money in its day-to-day operations, the result of lower-than-expected volumes and significant numbers of Medicare and Medicaid patients.

Vanderbilt Health CEO Pinson on standardization, value

Vanderbilt Health CEO Pinson on standardization, value

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 06, 2014

Dr. C. Wright Pinson, CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System in Nashville and deputy vice chancellor for health affairs and associate dean for clinical affairs at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses federal funding cuts for academic centers, quality-improvement efforts and...

Academic health leaders advocate new, varied partnerships

Academic health leaders advocate new, varied partnerships

By Bob Herman  |  September 04, 2014

If academic medical centers want to stay relevant and on the cutting edge of healthcare, they will need to build partnerships inside and outside the sector, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine.

Consolidation could be next for academic medical centers

Consolidation could be next for academic medical centers

By Bob Herman  |  July 05, 2014

The pending combination of Arizona's only academic medical center with the state's largest not-for-profit hospital system is an early tremor in what may turn into a major shake-up of U.S. academic medicine.

Few teaching hospitals limit industry payments

By Jaimy Lee  |  June 28, 2014

A few academic medical centers have set strict policies to prevent drug and device manufacturers from paying physicians and potentially influencing their teaching and medical decisionmaking. But most teaching hospitals and medical schools continue to receive funding from drug and device companies...

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