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December 10, 2012


Top Stories
By Melanie Evans | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
More than a month after superstorm Sandy devastated flood-prone communities in New Jersey and New York, five hospitals cannot admit patients because of its damage.
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By Merrill Goozner | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The healthcare industry is on the cusp of its most dramatic transformation since the advent of Medicare and Medicaid. As the new editor of Modern Healthcare, I have been granted a precious gift.
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By Maureen McKinney | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If an outbreak of hepatitis C that has infected more than 30 patients and required the testing of thousands has a silver lining, experts say it's that it has spotlighted the issue of drug diversion.
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Late News
By Ashok Selvam | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The American Hospital Association joined the chorus of not-for-profit organizations that want Congress to protect tax breaks given to those who make donations to not-for-profit organizations.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
One of the last holdouts among prominent Republican governors, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie put his state among a growing number that will defer to the federal government to run the health insurance marketplaces that are a key provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The...
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The healthcare services sector added 20,000 jobs in November, down from the 34,100 increase in October and below the pace set in the 12 months ended in November, according to preliminary seasonally adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Healthcare added 313,100 jobs in the 12-month...
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Cover Story
By Melanie Evans | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
More than a month after superstorm Sandy devastated flood-prone communities in New Jersey and New York, five hospitals cannot admit patients because of its damage.
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Features
By Joseph Conn | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Epocrates was picked—far and away—as the top choice in Modern Healthcare's inaugural Most Important Mobile Healthcare Apps competition.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
At a recent healthcare conference, former White House Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra said mobile phone technology has become “the central design principle for patient engagement.”
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Special Report
By Maureen McKinney | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
If an outbreak of hepatitis C that has infected more than 30 patients and required the testing of thousands has a silver lining, experts say it's that it has spotlighted the issue of drug diversion.
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Editorial
By Merrill Goozner | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
The healthcare industry is on the cusp of its most dramatic transformation since the advent of Medicare and Medicaid. As the new editor of Modern Healthcare, I have been granted a precious gift.
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Guest Commentary
By Gail Donovan | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
When superstorm Sandy slammed into the New York metropolitan region, healthcare delivery was immediately challenged in unprecedented ways. Major hospitals, including those serving our poorest and most vulnerable New Yorkers, were severely damaged and forced to evacuate. Destruction to homes and...
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News Makers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Dr. John Brennan will remain president and CEO of Newark (N.J.) Beth Israel Medical Center and the Children's Hospital of New Jersey rather than take the helm of Cleveland's MetroHealth System, Modern Healthcare sister publication Crain's Cleveland Business reported. MetroHealth officials...
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Outliers
By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
While the Northeast continues its long recovery from the damage caused by superstorm Sandy, the death of a jazz legend may actually provide a boost to relief efforts.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
A convenience store in New Orleans made national news last week after an employee slapped a Denver parking boot onto a working ambulance that had parked at the store while its EMTs were inside the vehicle tending to a man with chest pains.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
In great news for mice and for men, Harvard researchers have created a new microchip that can imitate a human lung, and could eventually lead to drug testing that does not involve animals.
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By Modern Healthcare | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
“I've come to the court today, whilst I still can use my speech, my voice, to ask you to assist me in having a peaceful, dignified death. To die peacefully, I need assistance, that's when I would have to call upon my partner and carer for 18 years to assist me in doing that. If he does...
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