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July 9, 2012


Top Stories
By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Ask Greg Walton, chief information officer at El Camino Hospital, to predict the future of healthcare and what he sees is an ever-increasing reliance on wireless technology.
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By David Burda | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Rarely in one's journalism career do you get to cover one of the biggest stories of the decade, let alone do it with a group of talented, hard-working journalists at your side.
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By Rich Daly | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Hospitals are geared up for a state-by-state battle for the Medicaid coverage promised by the healthcare reform law, and to get Congress to compensate them if the promise is broken.
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Late News
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Healthcare added just 13,000 jobs in June, which was half of its average monthly growth rate in the past year but still made up 16% of all new jobs in the national economy last month.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
President Barack Obama blasted efforts to repeal his healthcare law and to replace it with Republican-backed alternatives. “I'll work with anybody who wants to work with me to continue to improve our healthcare system and our healthcare laws,” Obama said at a Maumee, Ohio, campaign...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The CMS proposed a 2.1% payment-rate increase to hospital outpatient departments and a 1.3% boost to ambulatory surgery centers for 2013. Based on these rates, the CMS expects total payments for services to Medicare beneficiaries at hospital outpatient departments to total about $48.1 billion next...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The CMS intends to make a slew of changes to the physician-fee schedule for 2013, including a 7% payment increase for family physicians and smaller increases for other primary-care doctors. The pay hike for family physicians comes from a plan to reimburse such providers separately for providing...
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Cover Story
By Rich Daly | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Hospitals are geared up for a state-by-state battle for the Medicaid coverage promised by the healthcare reform law, and to get Congress to compensate them if the promise is broken.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the healthcare reform law sets up a tight window for industry players to shape the law and their operations ahead of major provisions rolling out in the coming months and years. They'll work under the cloud of states threatening to opt out of Medicaid coverage...
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Special Report
By Jaimy Lee | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Ask Greg Walton, chief information officer at El Camino Hospital, to predict the future of healthcare and what he sees is an ever-increasing reliance on wireless technology.
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By Modern Healthcare
In an exclusive interview, Dr. Joe Smith, chief medical officer and chief science officer at the West Wireless Health Institute in La Jolla, Calif., talks with Modern Healthcare reporter Jaimy Lee. Smith discusses the challenges and complexities—as well as the many advantages—of...
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El Camino Hospital, a 361-bed hospital in Mountain View, Calif., is considered one of the most advanced users of wireless technology among hospitals in the U.S. It was the third hospital in California to build a medical-grade wireless utility. A wireless infrastructure was built into the new...
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Editorial
By David Burda | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Rarely in one's journalism career do you get to cover one of the biggest stories of the decade, let alone do it with a group of talented, hard-working journalists at your side.
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News Makers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Arthur Gonzalez, CEO of the Hennepin Healthcare System in Minneapolis, was named as the finalist to succeed Dr. Patricia Gabow as CEO of the Denver Health and Hospital Authority. Gabow has held the post since 1992, and last fall she announced her intention to retire in September.
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Outliers is many things, including historically minded. That's why we're excited to hear about the California Hospital Medical Center's School of Nursing's museum in Los Angeles.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
And while the California museum looks at nursing's past, in Florida, some nurses have been making a contribution to the future with a unique design project.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Outliers always enjoys a nice medical drama, and a new eight-part TV series focusing on New York-Presbyterian Hospital looks like it can deliver.
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