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Web Exclusive: Wanted: General Surgeons in Rural Regions
There is a dire need for rural-focused general surgery tracks within residency programs, but it's not just a medical...
Web Exclusive: Ban on Hiring Rural Doctors in Texas is Over
A new Texas law allows rural Texas hospitals to employ physicians, ending a longstanding ban. The legislation...
Web Exclusive: HCA Finalizes Purchase of Miami's Mercy Hospital
The 473-bed hospital will continue to serve as a Catholic acute care hospital. Financial terms of the sale were not...
Web Exclusive: ACS Website Aims to Unite Rural Surgeons
With hundreds of miles sometimes separating rural surgeons, an online community from the American College of Surgeons...
Web Exclusive: Despite ACA, Out-of-Pocket Medical Costs Lurk
Ninety percent of families living above the poverty level will be able to afford health insurance under the Affordable...
Web Exclusive: CDC Reports Target Time-Strapped Healthcare Leaders
A series of reports from CDC's Healthy Communities Program aims to help hospital executives and public health...
Web Exclusive: AHA Supports Rural Hospital Protection Act
The American Hospital Association says critical access hospitals will lose significant revenue if reimbursements for...
Web Exclusive: 6 Ways to Improve Patient Transfers to AMCs
Transfers to academic medical centers are up, but mortality rates are down, thanks to improved communication and...
Web Exclusive: Map Ranks States' Health County-by-County
Data released by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation finds links between counties with...
Web Exclusive: Ky. court: Christian-only health plan is insurance
A Christians-only health care plan provides a "contract for insurance" and doesn't qualify for exemption...