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May 28, 2012


Top Stories
By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
DaVita, the nation's second-largest provider of dialysis services, is wagering that integrated care will change the way it takes care of kidney-care patients and even what kind of company DaVita will become.
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By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
When it comes to basic R&D, trying to get complex science-based projects off the ground, what's the most effective and efficient approach—through the private sector or the public sector?
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By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Earlier this year, Partners HealthCare awarded nearly $1 million to support health prevention programs in four eastern Massachusetts cities served by the system's hospitals.
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Late News
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to allocate wireless spectrum for medical body area networks, a new type of wireless medical device that would reduce the number of wires tethering a patient to a hospital bed and increase the role of patient monitoring at home.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Federal auditors found that the CMS failed to collect about 80% of the $416 million that was specifically identified as overpayments in prior audits. Furthermore, auditors said the CMS could not prove that the 20% said to be collected was actually received. In response, the CMS said that just over...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
South Shore Hospital, Weymouth, Mass., agreed to a $750,000 settlement to resolve a lawsuit over a 2010 data breach involving the records of 800,000 individuals. South Shore agreed to pay a $250,000 civil penalty along with $225,000 that will go into a fund set up by Attorney General Martha Coakley...
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Cover Story
By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
DaVita, the nation's second-largest provider of dialysis services, is wagering that integrated care will change the way it takes care of kidney-care patients and even what kind of company DaVita will become.
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Features
By Jessica Zigmond | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Borderline personality disorder. Schizophrenia. Suicidal behaviors. Typically found in the caseload of an inpatient psychiatric facility, these conditions have become prevalent in hospital ERs.
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Special Report
By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Earlier this year, Partners HealthCare awarded nearly $1 million to support health prevention programs in four eastern Massachusetts cities served by the system's hospitals.
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Editorial
By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
When it comes to basic R&D, trying to get complex science-based projects off the ground, what's the most effective and efficient approach—through the private sector or the public sector?
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force bucked the (conventional) thinking when it released its final recommendations regarding screenings for prostate cancer. After reviewing the scientific evidence, the 16-member panel of healthcare experts recommended that the prostate-specific antigen...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Nearly half of respondents to a Modern Healthcare online poll strongly oppose a the idea of a new tax to finance a large boost in public health funding.
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Guest Commentary
By Dr. Stephen Evans | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
You have just received the quarterly statistics, and the numbers aren't any better. Your number of critical sentinel events hasn't dropped, central-line infections still remain high, medication errors are still occurring at an unacceptable rate, and, most important, staffers are frustrated and...
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News Makers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Jeffery Sliwinski was named CFO of HCA's Gulf Coast Division, which includes 10 hospitals and hospital campuses and seven ambulatory surgery centers, according to a news release. Sliwinski, 43, replaces Kim Lelli, 55, who announced in April he would retire May 31 after 29 years at HCA...
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Look out Match.com. A state program for training rural physicians has some pretty impressive Cupid credentials.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
An area of medical research that holds some of the greatest promise for the future is getting its own spot in history at the Smithsonian.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If you're feeling creative, over 18 and live in Los Angeles County, Outliers has a project for you.
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