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Loyola med school in Chicago admits undocumented students, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Seven undocumented medical students started classes on Aug. 4 at Loyola University Chicago, but the school still is the only one in the state—and possibly the country—to intentionally enroll such students.
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Wisconsin health systems partner up, work for ACO
By Modern Healthcare | August 09, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Six of the most prominent healthcare systems in Wisconsin have created a new partnership, jumping on the nationwide bandwagon of forming strategic alliances to share information while remaining independent.
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Ascension creates senior-care division
By Modern Healthcare | August 02, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
To deepen its footprint in the post-acute-care sector, Ascension Health has formed a senior-care division to integrate its extensive post-acute-care services and establish more uniform care standards.
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Wis. high court: Whistle-blower law doesn't protect interns
By Modern Healthcare | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Wisconsin's law protecting healthcare workers who act as whistle-blowers doesn't apply to unpaid interns, the Wisconsin Supreme Court said last week.
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Cook County system's new CEO needs to find savings fast, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. John Jay Shannon was promoted to CEO at Cook County (Ill.) Health and Hospitals System in late June, and he already has been told to find $67 million in savings in four months.
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Northeast News
 
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OSHA fines New York hospital for workplace violence
By Modern Healthcare | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, a 790-bed hospital in New York, $78,000 over dozens of incidents in which patients and visitors assaulted employees.
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New York, Kansas City blood centers merge, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | August 09, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Maimonides Medical Center posted a higher-than-expected operating loss as patient volume declined in the first half of the year.
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NYU Langone rebounds from Superstorm Sandy
By Modern Healthcare | August 02, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
NYU Langone Medical Center is well on the mend from the damage Superstorm Sandy wreaked on its New York City facilities more than a year and a half ago, its latest financials demonstrate.
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Tufts reports improved margin in third quarter
By Beth Kutscher | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Tufts Medical Center in Boston improved its financial performance in the third quarter of its fiscal year thanks to higher outpatient volume and tightly managing its expenses.
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Allegheny, Johns Hopkins partner on cancer care
By Bob Herman | July 12, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Officials at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh and Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore have ratified a five-year agreement to collaborate on cancer care, research, education and quality improvement.
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Southern News
 
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Two West Virginia hospitals work toward merger
By Bob Herman | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Cabell Huntington (W.Va.) Hospital has initiated talks to acquire its cross-town competitor, St. Mary's Medical Center.
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Not-for-profit Inova Health System sees surplus increase, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | August 09, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Not-for-profit Inova Health System, Falls Church, Va., recorded lofty gains in its operating and total surplus in the first half of fiscal 2014 as its expenditures dropped year-over-year, the system reported.
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HealthSouth expects robust results, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | August 02, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
HealthSouth Corp., a publicly traded operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, raised its financial projections for 2014 after announcing strong results in the first half of the year.
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Johns Hopkins to pay $190 million to settle suits over pelvic exam photos, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A “rogue” gynecologist's secret use of tiny cameras to record hundreds of videos and photos of his patients' sex organs has led to a $190 million settlement with about 8,000 women and girls, lawyers said last week.
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Kentucky expands nurses' prescribing authority, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A new Kentucky state law that expands prescribing authority for advanced practice registered nurses took effect last week.
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Western News
 
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Kaiser boosts surplus 25% by cutting spending, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Kaiser Permanente, the 32-hospital California-based system that also operates its own health plan, reported a 25% increase in its net surplus during the second quarter of the year as it added new members and scaled back capital spending.
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USC brings heart surgery expertise to Torrance, and other news
By Modern Healthcare | August 09, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California has expanded its cardiac surgery services to Torrance (Calif.) Memorial Medical Center, a 377-bed community provider.
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Court: St. Luke's in Boise can keep Saltzer for now
By Modern Healthcare | August 02, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
St. Luke's Health System in Boise, Idaho, may continue to operate Nampa, Idaho-based physician practice Saltzer Medical Group, despite a January judicial order to divest, a federal judge ruled recently.
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Dignity to pay $1.55 million over lost narcotic drugs
By Bob Herman | July 26, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dignity Health has agreed to pay $1.55 million to resolve claims it mishandled controlled substances.
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Loma Linda University Health unveils $1.2B capital plan
By Bob Herman | July 19, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Loma Linda (Calif.) University Health has launched a $1.2 billion capital plan, which by the year 2020 will rebuild two facilities, and create a new research center and a new wellness facility.
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