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December 3, 2012


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They may account for only 4% of the 113th Congress, but the 20 physician members will wield big influence over the reform law and other issues. See who they are and where they stand.
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By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
First, do no harm. In the practice of medicine, that's the prime directive physicians are charged to live by. But it truly applies to all healthcare providers and certainly administrators.
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By Paul Barr | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Teresa Pasquini, one of the most influential people involved in the management of Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center, has no training in healthcare, doesn't collect a paycheck from the publicly owned safety net hospital and has a history of animosity toward the local healthcare system.
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Late News
By Melanie Evans and Joe Carlson | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Anticipating a critical national TV news report, Health Management Associates rejected allegations that the hospital chain improperly admitted patients from its emergency rooms.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Republican lawmakers introduced legislation that aims to resolve drug shortages by changing the way that generic sterile injectable drugs are reimbursed and offering brand-name drug manufacturers incentives to enter the market when drugs are in short supply. The bill drew praise from the Community...
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Cover Story

They may account for only 4% of the 113th Congress, but the 20 physician members will wield big influence over the reform law and other issues. See who they are and where they stand.
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Features
By Jessica Zigmond | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Afraid that applications for a demonstration program for Medicare and Medicaid enrollees don't ensure access and proper care for the mentally ill, behavioral-health groups created their own proposal.
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Special Report
By Paul Barr | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Teresa Pasquini, one of the most influential people involved in the management of Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center, has no training in healthcare, doesn't collect a paycheck from the publicly owned safety net hospital and has a history of animosity toward the local healthcare system.
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Editorial
By David May | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
First, do no harm. In the practice of medicine, that's the prime directive physicians are charged to live by. But it truly applies to all healthcare providers and certainly administrators.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“It sounds impossibly optimistic, but it may be true: The end of AIDS could be near. The wider use of effective drugs, more treatment for stigmatized groups, and a slow and steady growth of healthcare efforts are all paying off. The results are by no means even—some parts of the world...
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Outliers noticed that a construction firm has announced plans to build the world's tallest building in Changsha, China, in only 90 days' time, using new techniques.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Nurses are demanding an apology from TV host Jon Stewart after they say he disrespected school nurses and discounted their qualifications on “The Daily Show.”
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“There are lots of places doing lots of injections for conditions that haven't been shown to benefit. Sadly, some of the patients who got meningitis were probably in that category—they did not have conditions where steroid injections were indicated.”
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