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February 27, 2012


Top Stories
By Maureen McKinney | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
One of the central themes of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, mentioned numerous times throughout the law, is the pressing need to eliminate healthcare disparities.
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By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Here we go again. Last week brought yet another clash of science and politics into the national spotlight.
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By Andis Robeznieks | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
New doctors in 2020 will have a good bedside manner and work well with other caregivers while still possessing the medical and technical skills to provide effective patient care.
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Late News
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A coalition of seven state attorneys general has joined with a nun, a Catholic missionary and three Roman Catholic organizations to file a federal lawsuit in Lincoln, Neb., asking a judge to strike down HHS’ final rule that requires insurance plans to cover government-approved contraceptives.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Lex Reddy stepped down as president and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, Ontario, Calif., and will be replaced on an interim basis by Dr. Prem Reddy, the for-profit company’s chairman and founder and Lex Reddy’s brother-in-law, according to a news release from the company.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The CMS said a new effort to reduce improper payments in Medicare Advantage plans will recover about $370 million in overpayments in the first year.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Federal Trade Commission dismissed the complaint it filed in January to block Omnicare’s attempt to acquire PharMerica Corp., a rival institutional pharmacy company.
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Regional News
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COLUMBUS, Ohio—Construction on a $1.1 billion, 20-story expansion is well under way at Ohio State University and the school has renamed its medical center in honor of an alumnus who donated $100 million for the project.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
MANHASSET, N.Y.—Part of the renovation project at Katz Women’s Hospital, a 73-bed facility attached to North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System’s 812-bed North Shore University Hospital, has earned LEED platinum certification, the highest rating possible in the U.S.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
KIRKLAND, Wash.—The boards of Evergreen Healthcare, Kirkland, and Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, have approved a partnership. The two will remain distinct entities and characterized the agreement in a news release as “a means for both organizations to work together to...
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Cover Story
By Andis Robeznieks | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
New doctors in 2020 will have a good bedside manner and work well with other caregivers while still possessing the medical and technical skills to provide effective patient care.
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Features
By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As China moves forward with its own form of healthcare reform, the traditional methods in which hospitals are paid to provide care are changing.
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Special Report
By Maureen McKinney | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
One of the central themes of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, mentioned numerous times throughout the law, is the pressing need to eliminate healthcare disparities.
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Editorial
By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Here we go again. Last week brought yet another clash of science and politics into the national spotlight.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“The decision to perform an ultrasound before abortion is a medical one that rightfully should be made by a patient and doctor in consultation. When lawmakers ... intervene in that decision, they politicize women’s healthcare.
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Letters
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Regarding “Shift on birth-control coverage gets mixed reaction,” ModernHealthcare.com, Feb. 10: this is a First Amendment rights issue and not a woman's choice or woman's healthcare issue. This is the government interfering with religious...
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News Makers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
HCA, Nashville, named Peter Marmerstein to succeed Dan Miller as president of the company's west Florida division. Miller has held the role since 1998 but has announced his retirement, according to an HCA news release.
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Outliers loves a good card trick, but for a young kid, even a simple illusion is truly mesmerizing. Open Heart Magic, a not-for-profit organization based in Chicago, arranges visits with children and teens in area hospitals to bring smiles to their faces during difficult times.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As economic indicators go, this might be one of the more, uh, magical.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
It's not enough to make pitching coaches call the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but current brain research appears to prove the old baseball belief that hitting actually is contagious. And just in time for spring training.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“I'm not sure the American public worries about privacy at all.”
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