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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...
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...
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...
VT may build new state hospital
Gov. Peter Shumlin is considering going in a new direction than his predecessor regarding the future of the Vermont...
FL suspends doctor in fake Viagra scheme
A Deerfield Beach doctor has been suspended for his role helping a company peddle imitation Viagra to men who didn't...
Radiation should follow a mastectomy for advanced cancer, but often doesn't
Radiation after a mastectomy for advanced breast cancer is part of the standard treatment guidelines. But more than a...
New health plan for the uninsured launches in IL
A new health insurance option for people with pre-existing conditions and without medical coverage launches in Illinois...
The do-it-yourself house call
  Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
Pennsylvania getting up to speed on assisted living care
Timothy W. Coughlin is amused that Pennsylvania is recognizing "assisted living" as a new category of...
Gwinnett, GA, hospital won’t hire smokers
Smokers need not apply. That's the message from Gwinnett Medical Center, which has instituted a hospital policy...