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Web Exclusive: Rural Hospitals Fight to Block $16B in Federal Cuts
As political power players in Washington continue to bicker and wrangle over the country's debt ceiling crisis, rural...
Web Exclusive: AHRQ: 1 in 10 Hospital Admissions Avoidable
Roughly four million hospital admissions in 2008 could have been avoided by better management and prevention of acute...
Dallas-area employers unite to collect data on health benefits
  Nine large North Texas employers have formed a partnership to help each other get a grip on rising health...
Vanderbilt launches personalized cancer care program
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center has launched the Personalized Cancer Medicine Program, a new initiative that is...
Obesity rates keep rising, troubling health officials
Americans are continuing to get fatter and fatter, with obesity rates reaching 30 percent or more in nine states last...
Tufts Health will rein in rate increases
Massachusetts insurance regulators yesterday struck a deal with Tufts Health Plan to limit a proposed rate increase for...
The hospital’s growing role as care coordinator
Hospitals aren't known for making house calls. Once patients get their discharge papers, they take their chances with a...
Hospital savings: Salaries for doctors, not fees
Visiting the Cleveland Clinic last week, President Obama held up that well-known hospital as a model for the rest of...
Insurers tout disease management programs, but critics are wary
Starting next year, most health insurance plans will be required to spend 80% to 85% of the premiums they collect on...
Fitch cuts UnitedHealth ratings
Fitch Ratings on Wednesday downgraded UnitedHealth Group Inc. default rating to ’A’ from ’A+&rsquo...

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