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Health IT contracts offer little protection for buyers
As healthcare providers purchase electronic health record software and other health IT to meet meaningful use...
Hospital monopolies ruin MRI bill as Sutter gets price it wants
After Mark Logsdon tore a ligament in his knee skiing at Lake Tahoe in March, he returned home to suburban Sacramento...
Tarpon Springs commissioners waive hospital clause barring religious discrimination
City commissioners voted unanimously to allow hiring decisions to be based on religious beliefs at Helen Ellis Hospital...
Hospital merger prompts lawsuit
A lawsuit filed Wednesday charges that the recent merger between tax-supported Bert Fish Medical Center and privately...
Caritas sale opponents write to pope
A group of Catholics opposed to the sale of Caritas Christi Health Care to the private equity firm Cerberus Capital...
Blue Cross of MA agrees to reduce rate increase
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, the state’s largest health insurer, has agreed to reduce a dramatic rate...
Aetna posts higher 2Q profit up 42%
Health insurer Aetna Inc. said late Tuesday its second-quarter profit rose 42 percent, as the percentage of premiums...
Florida Hospital prepares to ax United Healthcare if talks fail
The Florida Hospital system and United Healthcare are embroiled in a contract standoff. If the two companies cannot...
Humana, University of Louisville feud costs patients
--> Thousands of Humana customers should expect to pay more to visit University of Louisville doctors starting...
Though outnumbered, some Twin Cities nurses resist call to strike
Nurses have turned out by the thousands in Minneapolis for picketing, picnics and other shows of solidarity. But...