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April 9, 2012


Top Stories
By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
While there's clearly no end in sight for speculation over the ultimate fate of the healthcare reform law, here's hoping for some judicious restraint.
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By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Properly treating a patient population means adhering to their unique needs, and healthcare execs are increasingly turning their attention toward understanding how diversity meshes with quality care.
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Late News
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A federal judge agreed to halt the acquisition of Rockford (Ill.) Health System by a competitor in the city, OSF HealthCare, until the Federal Trade Commission can resolve an antitrust challenge to the deal.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A number of healthcare organizations are among the creditors in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing by the Gingrich Group, which does business as the Center for Health Transformation, a healthcare policy consulting firm founded by former House Speaker and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
William Petasnick, the longtime CEO of Froedtert Health in Milwaukee, will step down July 1 and will be replaced by Catherine Jacobson, the organization’s president. Petasnick, 66, became Froedtert’s top executive in 1993 and will remain vice chairman of Froedtert’s board.
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Cover Story
By Bob Clarke and Sherrie Barch | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The pressures on today's healthcare executives are perhaps greater than ever. The needs seem to multiply, and the rules seem to change monthly. Yet what is heartening is seeing how many leaders are still accepting the challenge—and how more organizations are making it imperative that their...
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By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare for 2012, presented in alphabetical order
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By Modern Healthcare
To select Modern Healthcare's fourth biennial listing of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, co-sponsored by Furst Group, Modern Healthcare issued a call for nominations on Dec. 12, 2011. The nomination deadline was Jan. 27. Readers submitted 144 nominations, compared with 177 nominations...
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By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Properly treating a patient population means adhering to their unique needs, and healthcare execs are increasingly turning their attention toward understanding how diversity meshes with quality care.
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Features
By Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In a sense, the federally funded Health Information Technology Regional Extension Centers Program is just a baby. It turned 2 years old this year.
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Editorial
By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
While there's clearly no end in sight for speculation over the ultimate fate of the healthcare reform law, here's hoping for some judicious restraint.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“There are several things wrong with the president's remark. For one thing, it's simply not true that it would be ‘unprecedented' for the court to overturn such a law. Since Marbury v. Madison in 1803, the court has seen ‘judicial review' of laws as part of its responsibility, and...
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Guest Commentary
By Dr. Bruce Siegel | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Last week brought the final outcome of March Madness, putting an end to the weeks of watching, wondering, “Who will make it to the championship game?” and “How will my bracket fare?” But as NCAA fans across the country sat glued to their television screens, waiting to see if...
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Letters
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Re:"19th-century law is focus on first day of Supreme Court arguments," ModernHealthcare.com, March 26: It is hard to believe that the Supremes will overturn the 1867 law, even with ample reason to do so. This was a...
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Parental guidance is required for this one. Playboy Enterprises' former headquarters near downtown Chicago is being transformed into more family friendly digs for Children's Memorial Hospital.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A long retirement full of golf games and tropical vacations might sound ideal for some, but others are content to keep right on working. And working. Such was the way for Dr. Leila Denmark, who was the world's oldest practicing physician when she finally decided to retire in 2001 at the age of 103.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Outliers was somewhat taken with the U.S. Supreme Court's seeming obsession with broccoli during the recent arguments over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The cruciferous vegetable was mentioned nine times in the high court the day that the individual mandate to buy insurance was...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“While healthcare costs have bankrupted many without insurance, Gingrich may be the first to go broke studying healthcare delivery.”
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Corrections and Clarifications
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Jeff Miles is a former trial attorney with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division. His background was misstated in the April 2 issue (p. 10).
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