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February 6, 2012


Top Stories
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Has the nation reached a ‘new normal' in how much care we can afford? During the past couple of weeks, it sure felt as if the nation had been transported back to the late 1960s.
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The nation's hospitals and physicians are failing to properly care for the chronically ill, and the problem isn't going to go away anytime soon.
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Late News
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U.S. tax-exempt hospitals devoted an average of 11.3% of their expenses to benefitting their communities, based on an analysis of disclosures the Internal Revenue Service required for the first time in 2009, according to the American Hospital Association.
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Devicemakers criticized a new report from the Government Accountability Office finding that physician influence on hospital purchasing may cause hospitals to pay more for some implantable medical devices.
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Two CMS anti-fraud programs, whose Jan. 1 launch was scrubbed because of provider concerns, will start June 1 instead, according to the agency.
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Three provider groups criticized the Internal Revenue Service for the way the agency revised the Schedule H section of the Form 990 that hospitals file.
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St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco is one of four hospitals overseen by Glenna Vaskelis, Dignity Health's senior vice president for operations for the Bay Area. The location of the hospital was incorrectly identified in the Jan. 30 issue.
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Regional News
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RENTON, Wash.—Providence Health & Services will combine its western Washington operations with Swedish Health Services, Seattle. Under an affiliation agreement executed Jan. 26, the names for the two groups will remain the same, and Providence will remain Catholic while Swedish will...
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MONTCLAIR, N.J.—Montclair Health System set plans in motion to acquire Mountainside Hospital in Montclair by filing a certificate-of-need request with the state department of health to transfer the facility's ownership.
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SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Duke Realty, an Indianapolis-based healthcare property owner, manager and developer, announced it has bought Christus Santa Rosa Hospital-Alamo Heights in San Antonio and an adjacent medical office building.
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KOKOMO, Ind.—Community Health Network, Indianapolis, signed a letter of intent to acquire Howard Regional Health System, Kokomo, Ind. County-run Howard had a deal in place in May 2011 to merge with 13-hospital Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, but the transaction crumbled in...
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Cover Story
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A group made up of 13 drugmakers, governments, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and several global health groups made a $785 million commitment toward fighting neglected tropical diseases.
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Paul Barr | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The nation's hospitals and physicians are failing to properly care for the chronically ill, and the problem isn't going to go away anytime soon.
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Features
Andis Robeznieks | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Launched with a campaign that sought to set the world on fire, the initial pilots using the Prometheus bundled-payment model found themselves struggling to get started as implementation proved to be as torturous as the project's acronym.
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Special Feature
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As CEO of Community Hospital in Munster, Ind., Donald Fesko has brought about a change in culture that's resulted in rising patient-satisfaction scores and greater teamwork among vice presidents.
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Ed Finkel | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
When Alyson Pitman Giles became president and CEO of CMC Healthcare System in Manchester, N.H., 13 years ago, she inherited an organization losing $6 million a year.
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During the decade-plus that Major Gen. David Rubenstein has served in a series of senior leadership positions in the U.S. Army's medical operations, he and his colleagues have faced a series of challenges related to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Michael Waters led his organization through several transformations in healthcare management during his nearly quarter-century as CEO at Hendrick Health System in Abilene, Texas, where he served from 1980 to 2004.
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Editorial
David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Has the nation reached a ‘new normal' in how much care we can afford? During the past couple of weeks, it sure felt as if the nation had been transported back to the late 1960s.
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“A new federal study found that Americans are getting screened for three major cancers—breast, cervical and colorectal—at rates far below national targets.
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Guest Commentary
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Hear that? It's the sound of water gently cascading from a decorative fountain in a hospital lobby. But, if the murmur of flowing water is meant to instill a sense of calm among patients, visitors and staff, the reality is far more disquieting. And newsworthy.
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Letters
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A letter to the editor (Jan. 23) misrepresented Catholic Health Initiatives and KentuckyOne Health.
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News Makers
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Dr. Derek Robinson was hired as executive director of the Illinois Hospital Association's Quality Care Institute, effective March 1. He replaces Patricia Merryweather, who left the IHA last June to become executive director of Telligen, the quality improvement organization for...
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Outliers
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It used to be that the worst thing that could happen to you at a vending machine was your bag of Fritos got stuck on one of those metal coils. Well, for schoolchildren in Utah, vending machines just got a whole lot less satisfying. As part of a public service initiative called LiVe, sponsored by...
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Speaking of nutrition … Outliers has to admit we have a love-hate relationship with french fries. We know their faults and try to end our relationships with the spuds, but we always come crawling back. Who can say “no” to a tempting basket of crunchy, perfectly salted,...
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An orangutan at a Cleveland zoo has become the first such animal in North America to receive an implanted birth control device.
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