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Growing community-based doctors

Growing community-based doctors

By Andis Robeznieks  |  November 22, 2014

Around the country, a number of graduate medical education programs are training young doctors in community-based medicine, in the hope that they'll either stay where they are trained or relocate to other underserved communities.

 New Dallas hospital set to open on Dec. 6

New Dallas hospital set to open on Dec. 6

By Andis Robeznieks  |  November 18, 2014

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center's $800 million William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital is set to open Dec. 6, sporting a flexible approach to design that provides space for research, education and, of course, patient care while incorporating new technology as well.

Prime adds to buying streak with CHS hospital in Texas

By Beth Kutscher  |  November 18, 2014

Prime Healthcare Services has entered into a deal to buy another hospital from Community Health Systems, the second this month. The Ontario, Calif.-based chain will buy 85-bed Dallas Regional Medical Center in Mesquite, Texas.

HealthCare.gov enrollment efforts target young, minorities

HealthCare.gov enrollment efforts target young, minorities

By Melanie Evans and Paul Demko  |  November 15, 2014

The race to enroll uninsured Americans in health plans has started again—but with only half as much time as the first open enrollment and a harder-to-convince pool of potential customers.

'Bad behavior' obstructs dual-eligible tests

By Virgil Dickson  |  November 15, 2014

The CMS' test of improved care coordination for low-income, disabled Americans covered by both Medicare and Medicaid has faced a lot of challenges. The federal official in charge has revealed one more: Some providers are trying to dissuade beneficiaries from participating.

Two Texas providers win Baldrige quality awards

Two Texas providers win Baldrige quality awards

By Sabriya Rice  |  November 15, 2014

Hill Country Memorial and St. David's HealthCare, both in Texas, are among the four winners of the annual Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, a presidential honor recognizing performance excellence.

Doctor recovers from Ebola, leaves NYC hospital

Doctor recovers from Ebola, leaves NYC hospital

By Associated Press  |  November 11, 2014

An emergency room physician who has recovered from Ebola said Tuesday as he left the hospital that he was living proof that early detection and isolation can stop the spread of the deadly virus, and he called for a better focus at the center of the outbreak in West Africa.

Ebola nurse to remain a voice against quarantines

Ebola nurse to remain a voice against quarantines

By Associated Press  |  November 09, 2014

The Maine nurse who defied quarantine attempts after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is looking forward to stepping out her front door — "like normal people."

Top-performing hospitals know how to use teamwork

Top-performing hospitals know how to use teamwork

By Sabriya Rice  |  November 08, 2014

The creation of multidisciplinary teams and the focus on standardizing best practices is paying off at hospitals that rose to the top of this year's list of Truven Health Analytics' 50 top cardiovascular hospitals in the U.S.

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