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Obama aministration shelves doctor ’mystery shoppers’ plan
The Obama administration said Tuesday that it had shelved plans for a survey in which "mystery shoppers" posing as...
In CO, a tale of two hospitals
Aspen Valley Hospital will give its employees an average pay increase of 2.4% this month, while the Vail Valley...
US alters rule on paying for end-of-life planning
The Obama administration, reversing course, will revise a Medicare regulation to delete references to end-of-life...
2 million Medicare beneficiaries aren't getting discounted drugs
More than 2 million Medicare beneficiaries have failed to sign up for a program that could save them thousands of...
$1.5B DMC deal close set for Friday
On Friday, the Detroit Medical Center should be part of the Vanguard Health Systems, capping months of work and a...
Obama returns to end-of-life plan that caused stir
When a proposal to encourage end-of-life planning touched off a political storm over “death...
Tighter medical privacy rules sought
The Obama administration is rewriting new rules on medical privacy after an outpouring of criticism from consumer...
Emergency room complaint source of Bristol hospital’s Medicare notice
An investigation stemming from complaints about the handling of a belligerent emergency room patient by a Bristol...
UT medical leaders raise concerns over healthcare reform
University of Texas medical leaders said Wednesday that federal health care reform legislation will present formidable...
The do-it-yourself house call
Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...