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June 18, 2012


Top Stories
By Maureen McKinney | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A group of eight large hospitals and health systems are taking the National Quality Forum to task, decrying its endorsement of a measure on readmissions and questioning its consensus-reaching process.
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By Neil McLaughlin | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If anyone needed proof of the severity of the Great Recession, it arrived last week: The economic downturn wiped out almost two decades' worth of wealth accumulation for American families.
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Late News
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Catholic Health Association, which incurred the wrath of U.S. bishops by supporting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, is now formally opposing a regulation in the law that forces Catholic hospitals to indirectly provide birth control to employees.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
About half of U.S. adults received selected preventive services such as screenings, consultations and prescriptions, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, called Use of Selected Clinical Preventive Services Among Adults—United States, 2007-2010,...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission recommended HHS' secretary develop a Medicare fee-for-service benefit design that includes a host of changes including an out-of-pocket maximum, deductibles for parts A and B and an additional charge on supplemental insurance. The Medicare benefit package...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
HHS named Bryan Sivak, currently Maryland's chief innovation officer, as chief technology officer. Sivak succeeds Todd Park, who was named federal CTO in March. Sivak has served as Maryland's chief innovation officer since April 2011.
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Regional News
By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A bill set to become law this week may have wide-ranging implications for Rhode Island's hospital market.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
JEFFERSON HILLS, Pa.—Jefferson Regional Medical Center, a 373-bed hospital, said its board voted unanimously to enter into a “strategic partnership” with Highmark that will require approval from Pennsylvania's attorney general. Jefferson Regional and Highmark, an insurer...
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By Paul Barr | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A company with roots in the business of destroying kidney stones has its sites set on becoming the Mayo Clinic of North Texas.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Carolinas HealthCare System, Charlotte, N.C., the second-largest public hospital system in the country, is taking over management of five-hospital group Cone Health, Greensboro. Financial terms of the agreement, which will be effective Oct. 1, were not disclosed. Cone...
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Cover Story
By Maureen McKinney | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A group of eight large hospitals and health systems are taking the National Quality Forum to task, decrying its endorsement of a measure on readmissions and questioning its consensus-reaching process.
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Features
By Paul Barr | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Paramedics and EMTs get respect for the high-risk care they provide under often stressful conditions, but they haven't always had access to innovations in medical technology to make their jobs easier.
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Editorial
By Neil McLaughlin | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If anyone needed proof of the severity of the Great Recession, it arrived last week: The economic downturn wiped out almost two decades' worth of wealth accumulation for American families.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“UnitedHealthcare … announced that it would keep some of the popular benefits and consumer protections required by the federal healthcare law even if the Supreme Court strikes down all or part of it. … UnitedHealthcare's move appears to be good business and good health policy.
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Guest Commentary
By Rev. Michael Place | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Some commentators recently have advanced a novel perspective that because Roman Catholic healthcare institutions live in the secular world, they are not “churches” worthy of the constitutional protection of religion.
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News Makers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Two top executives at University of Colorado Health, Bruce Schroffel and Rulon Stacey, switched jobs June 1. This past January, the University of Colorado Hospital and Poudre Valley Health System came together as University of Colorado Health under a joint operating agreement that...
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
As a competitive sort, Outliers looks forward to the pageantry and spectacle of the Summer Olympics next month in London—plus we really dig the Olympic theme music with those timpani. And when else can you watch badminton on TV?
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
He's endorsed sports shoes, sports drinks, soft drinks, undershirts, batteries, hot dogs, cereal and cars, but now basketball Hall of Famer Michael Jordan is promoting something outside of the consumer-products arena that can truly be considered a slam dunk: Clean hands.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“ 'Don't pee on that jellyfish sting!'—Home remedies for jellyfish stings—such as vinegar, alcohol, meat tenderizer, baking soda and urine—may be less effective at relieving pain than plain hot water and lidocaine, according to a paper published online Tuesday in Annals...
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Corrections and Clarifications
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Washington state requires that all hospitals provide charity care, but it does not reimburse for that care. A story on tax exemptions for charity care in Illinois misstated Washington's policy.
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