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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...
’Mystery shoppers’ to monitor access to docs
Alarmed by a shortage of primary care doctors, Obama administration officials are recruiting a team of "mystery...
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...
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...
Coupons for patients, but higher bills for insurers
With drug prices rising and many people out of work, pharmaceutical companies are increasingly helping patients with...
Twin Cities’ Children’s Hospital plans up to 250 job cuts
Children's Hospital says it plans to eliminate 200 to 250 jobs by mid-November, citing a drop in patients, an increase...
NC could save millions on inmates’ care
    The state could save an estimated $11.5 million a year by requiring that hospitals and other...
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...
HCA 2Q up 3.9% on higher revenue, fewer bad-debt provisions
HCA Inc.'s second-quarter profit grew 3.9% as the hospital chain reported higher revenue and fewer bad-debt provisions...
MD hospital patients to pay hundreds more for stays
Maryland patients will pay hundreds of dollars more for hospital stays under price hikes made final Wednesday by the...

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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...