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Some MA hospitals back price curbs
Support is building among some Massachusetts hospitals for temporary government limits on healthcare prices, a...
The time is now for ACOs, former CMS administrator says
With the prohibitive and rising cost of healthcare, there has never been a greater need for accountable care...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
AZ high court won’t halt Medicaid cuts
Without explanation, the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday declined to stop proposed Medicaid cuts from taking effect...
NH Hospitals: State budget cuts ’devastating’
Hospital administrators say $250 million in state funding cuts over the next two years will be disastrous, with the...
MedPAC urges closer look at costs for MRIs, CT scans
A 17-member independent advisory group has urged Congress to get tough on doctors who order too many diagnostic...
GOP governors want leeway to cut Medicaid rolls
Republican governors are pressing the Obama administration to make it easier for states to cut Medicaid enrollment...
Second person denied AZ transplant coverage dies
A second transplant candidate denied coverage because of state budget cuts has died, and hospital officials say the...
MA patients' files left at public dump
Four Massachusetts community hospitals are investigating how thousands of patient health records, some containing...
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...

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Book: Infection Control During Construction Manual, Third Edition
This updated resource by expert Wayne Hansen, PE, REA, CEM, along with contributions from 10 other experts, helps you...