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January 23, 2012


Top Stories
By Jessica Zigmond | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
For two decades, Medicare has experimented with some new ideas about payments and coordinated services, but now a new federal report has some bad news about the results.
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By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Members of Congress, who finally returned from holiday break last week, will need to quickly return to some unfinished business—the issues squeezed into the can they again kicked down the road.
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By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The University of Michigan Health System counts itself as one of the country's largest research and teaching institutions, but bigger doesn't always mean better when it comes to integration.
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Late News
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Religious employers, including Roman Catholic hospitals, will have an additional year to comply with a new federal requirement that they offer free birth control to employees through their health insurance plans.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
New accounting standards that reclassify hospitals’ bad debt won’t affect not-for-profit bond ratings, though they will change some financial ratios compiled and reported by Standard & Poor’s, the ratings agency announced in a new report.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay $158 million to settle allegations involving off-label marketing of its anti-psychotic drug Risperdal to physicians in Texas, which the Texas attorney general said led the state's Medicaid program to overpay for the drug for more than a decade.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Lillian Wald, the pioneer of public health nursing, was incorrectly named a 2012 inductee of the Modern Healthcare Health Care Hall of Fame as the result of a fact-checking error. Wald, who died in 1940 at the age of 73, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1988, the first year of the...
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Regional News
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SAN ANTONIO—Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-Alamo Heights, a short-stay surgical hospital, opened Jan. 16 after an open house and blessing ceremony on Jan. 13.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
WARREN, Mich.—Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, plans to close a 105-bed hospital and reopen it 12 to 18 months later as an advanced inpatient and outpatient rehab center.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
ALBANY, N.Y.—New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed legislation that would give state health officials power to remove hospital managers and not-for-profit hospital board members.
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ROSWELL, N.M.—Lovelace Health System, Albuquerque, N.M., part of for-profit chain Ardent Health Services, Nashville, announced it signed a letter of intent to purchase 26-bed, for-profit Roswell Regional Hospital.
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Cover Story
By Jessica Zigmond | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
For two decades, Medicare has experimented with some new ideas about payments and coordinated services, but now a new federal report has some bad news about the results.
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Features
By Rich Daly | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A pharmaceutical industry trend seeking increased profits from medical treatments for rare disorders is colliding with a hospital push for greater discounts on those drugs.
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Special Report
By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The University of Michigan Health System counts itself as one of the country's largest research and teaching institutions, but bigger doesn't always mean better when it comes to integration.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
This year, 19 organizations submitted surveys for evaluation but failed to crack the 2012 IMS Top 100 IHNs ranking.
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Editorial
By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Members of Congress, who finally returned from holiday break last week, will need to quickly return to some unfinished business—the issues squeezed into the can they again kicked down the road.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“Severe obesity isn't merely a health hazard, it's a health epidemic in the United States. The striking development is that there is no development.
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Letters
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Re: "Uncompensated care rose slightly in 2010,” ModernHealthcare.com, Jan. 6:
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By the Numbers
By Modern Healthcare
A list of the nation's 25 largest academic medical centers, ranked by the total number of residents and interns based on Medicare cost report figures, 2010. Source: American Hospital Directory. Published: Jan. 23, 2012, p. 32.
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News Makers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital has made two nursing-related executive appointments, including the promotion of Janet Davis to the job of senior VP and chief nursing officer at the hospital.
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
America's hospital compliance departments are staffed by stressed-out professionals who often jerk awake at night from the anxiety of monitoring all of their employers' problems and potential problems. And it turns out they're tired of it.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Imagine the surprise of one New York resident who opened a hospital bill and saw he was being charged $44.8 million for a three-week hospital stay to treat pneumonia.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A person really can die of a broken heart, or at least the risk of a heart attack increases by roughly 21 times within 24 hours for a person who loses a loved one.
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“Might as well eat that cookie.”
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