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J&J recalls hip replacement implant
More than two years after the Food and Drug Administration began receiving complaints about the failure of a hip...
Surgeons salvage hand nerves of double-transplant patient at Jewish Hospital
--> Doctors completed the region's first double-hand transplant Wednesday, replacing a man's burned...
A surgeon’s hands or a robot’s?
Hundreds of thousands of patients across the country to undergo robotic surgery in recent years. Since the first device...
Brigham and Women's to offer hand transplants
The Boston hospital that last year performed the country’s first face transplant now plans to offer hand ...
IBM unveils strategy in electronic health records
I.B.M. has been quietly saying for months that it planned to enter the market for electronic health records, a business...
Vanderbilt launches personalized cancer care program
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has launched the Personalized Cancer Medicine Program, a new initiative that is...
Specialists address growing geriatrics’ workload
Paul Cary used to examine up to 30 patients a day at his senior-focused internal medicine practice in Dallas &ndash...
Stent risks are significant
Coronary stents, which have became a multibillion-dollar medical industry, might not be as safe — or as...
Web Exclusive: Chicago Back Pain Center Aims to Avoid Surgery
With bundled payments on the horizon and more seniors and others with back pain complaints, Chicago's Swedish Covenant...
The fix is in: Elderly demand care for sports-related injuries
Used to be, orthopedic specialists would rarely see an octogenarian with a sports injury, let alone one who was...

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Book: The Complete Guide to Service Line Marketing
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Webcast: Raise Revenue, Cut Costs in Your Joint Replacement Service Line
The world of joint replacement surgery is changing as fast as the rest of healthcare. With less-invasive techniques...
Book: The Complete Guide to Strategic Marketing for the Cardiovascular Service Line
Understanding the essence of strategic marketing concepts, their application to the management of cardiovascular (CV...
Book: The Complete Guide to Women's Health Service Line Marketing
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Book: The Healthcare Executive's Guide to Urgent Care Centers and Freestanding EDs
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