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Healthcare Creates 1 in 5 New Jobs
Healthcare employment is about the only bright spot in an otherwise drab U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on job...
Spine experts repudiate Medtronic studies
In an extraordinary move, a group of spine specialists are publicly repudiating the research of other experts that...
Study says thousands get unneeded heart devices
Doctors are implanting high-tech heart defibrillators in thousands of people who probably do not need them, a new...
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...
A push to ease prescription drug shortages
Minnesota State Sen. Amy Klobuchar has voiced concern about a growing shortage of prescription drugs, including...
FDA warns J&J on illegal marketing of medical devices
Another day, another Johnson & Johnson news item -- and once again, not a flattering one. The...
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...
Software Freedom’s latest target is medical devices
Heart disease patients like Dick Cheney are vulnerable to buggy software and hack-attacks aimed straight at the devices...
In a world of throwaways, making a dent in medical waste
The health care industry has a garbage problem. It’s not just that hospitals, doctors’ offices, clinics and...
GE’s dismal earnings a warning for medical device companies
General Electric shocked Wall Street with its first disappointing earnings report in years, and some say GE...
Webcast: Beyond ROI: Prove the Success of Your Marketing Efforts
Following proper guidelines for documentation and CPT code assignment for outpatient wound care is vital for...
Book: The Hospital Executive's Guide to Emergency Department Management
With 50-70 percent of hospital admissions coming through the emergency department, it’s the key driver of profitability...