Hospitals are the big losers in the taxpayer relief legislation passed by Congress while physicians dodged a cut to the sustainable growth rate formula for another year. >>>
It's that time of year, again, when any self-respecting healthcare provider looks to bone up on the latest terms in the lexicon. >>>
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Fears that a Massachusetts ban on ambulance diversion would lead to longer emergency department wait times and delayed ambulance turnarounds have not materialized, a study finds. >>>
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