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Gottschalk named CMO for three Seton hospitals

Gottschalk named CMO for three Seton hospitals

By Modern Healthcare  |  January 07, 2017

Chief medical officer of Ascension's Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Northwest Hospital and Seton Southwest Hospital, all in Austin, Texas. She replaces Dr. David Martin, who was promoted to CMO of Ascension Texas in August.

Pfizer sues Texas agency over leaked drug prices

Pfizer sues Texas agency over leaked drug prices

By Erica Teichert  |  November 18, 2016

Pfizer has to give the Texas Health and Human Services Commission drug price information as part of the state's Medicaid program. But that information isn't supposed to be handed over to legislators.

Medical schools tackle primary-care shortages

Medical schools tackle primary-care shortages

By Maria Castellucci  |  November 05, 2016

Medical schools, sometimes with assistance from federal funds, have launched initiatives to encourage students to pursue a specialty in primary care. But factors outside the control of administrators are channeling students in other directions.

Texas Medical Board drops appeal against Teladoc lawsuit

By Dave Barkholz and Erica Teichert  |  October 22, 2016

The Texas Medical Board last week withdrew its appeal against Teladoc's lawsuit that alleges the state's telemedicine rules violate federal antitrust laws, sending the dispute back to a federal trial court.

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