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McKinsey stands by contested health insurance survey
Under fire from Democrats in Congress, consulting firm McKinsey & Co. today released its methodology for a...
Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
A bid to expand eligibility for weight-loss surgery
A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel last month recommended allowing doctors to use the Lap-Band, a less...
OIG to monitor Medicare, Medicaid IT upgrades, incentives
As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services prepares to upgrade its computer systems and begins to award...
Healthcare law backers plan counteroffensive
After months of being pummeled by Republican attacks on the new healthcare law, the Obama administration and its allies...
FDA moves toward tighter medical device oversight
Makers of X-ray machines, drug pumps and other medical devices would have to submit more safety information to win...
MS patient goes to Mexico for stem cell transplant, chance to walk again
Dawn Gusty lay face down on the floor, struggling like an infant to crawl to the next room. Her brain knew what she...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...

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