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Washington Post
Could cameras in operating rooms reduce preventable medical deaths?Teodor P. Grantcharov, a professor of surgery at the University of Toronto, sai
Could cameras in operating rooms reduce preventable medical deaths?
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Teodor P. Grantcharov, a professor of surgery at the University of Toronto, said the use of recording equipment in operating rooms helps physicians. “If we don’t know what we’re doing wrong, we’ll never improve,” he said. (St. Michael's Hospital of... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
ProMedica CEO elected to national boardPublished: Monday, 8/24/2015 - Updated: 8 minutes ago BLADE STAFF Randy Oos
ProMedica CEO elected to national board
The Toledo Blade / Posted 3 days ago
Published: Monday, 8/24/2015 - Updated: 8 minutes ago BLADE STAFF Randy Oostra, president and CEO of ProMedica, has been elected to the American Hospital Association Board of Trustees. His three-year term... Read more
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Business Insurance
Growing chorus warns of perils in hospital, insurer mergersThere’s a growing chorus among those who fear giants created by merging hospita
Growing chorus warns of perils in hospital, insurer mergers
Business Insurance / Posted 9 days ago
There’s a growing chorus among those who fear giants created by merging hospitals and insurers will squash innovation and boost prices. Analysts that follow U.S. not-for-profit hospitals, which account for the majority of U.S. hospitals, last week... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Anthem, Aetna and Other Health Insurers Throw Caution to the Wind With New DealsNEW YORK (The Deal) -- Brass-necked is a fitting description of executives at s
Anthem, Aetna and Other Health Insurers Throw Caution to the Wind With New Deals
TheStreet.com / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK (The Deal) -- Brass-necked is a fitting description of executives at six large U.S. health insurers making an audacious attempt to consolidate the industry with three separate deals that have been announced since June. The string of deals... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
For Hospitals, Sleep And Patient Satisfaction May Go Hand In HandIt's a common complaint - if you spend a night in the hospital, you probably wo
For Hospitals, Sleep And Patient Satisfaction May Go Hand In Hand
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
It's a common complaint - if you spend a night in the hospital, you probably won't get much sleep. There's the noise. There's the bright fluorescent hallway light. And there's the unending barrage of nighttime interruptions: vitals checks,... Read more
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WBOY Clarksburg
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccinationMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring emplo
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccination
WBOY Clarksburg / Posted 13 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring employees and volunteers to be vaccinated against the flu as a condition of employment. The mandatory flu inoculation policies include an exemption on religious or medical... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccinationMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring emplo
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccination
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 13 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring employees and volunteers to be vaccinated against the flu as a condition of employment. The mandatory flu inoculation policies include an exemption on religious or medical... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccinationMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring emplo
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccination
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 13 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring employees and volunteers to be vaccinated against the flu as a condition of employment. The mandatory flu inoculation policies include an exemption on religious or medical... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccinationMORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring emplo
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccination
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 13 days ago
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring employees and volunteers to be vaccinated against the flu as a condition of employment. The mandatory flu inoculation policies include an exemption on religious or medical... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccination Aug. 14, 2015 @ 06:27 AM MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — WVU Medicine and Mon Healt
WVU Medicine, Mon Health System to require flu vaccination
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Aug. 14, 2015 @ 06:27 AM MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — WVU Medicine and Mon Health System are requiring employees and volunteers to be vaccinated against the flu as a condition of... Read more
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Philly.com
Fiorina's unverifiable ER statisticWe asked her campaign for the source of the statistic, but we didn’t get a resp
Fiorina's unverifiable ER statistic
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
We asked her campaign for the source of the statistic, but we didn’t get a response. Data on ER visits is only available through 2011 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and through 2012 from the Department of Health and Human... Read more
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The Advocate
Lane Regional files antitrust lawsuit against Blue Cross associations, except in LouisianaLane Regional Medical Center has filed a federal lawsuit against all of the Blu
Lane Regional files antitrust lawsuit against Blue Cross associations, except in Louisiana
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Lane Regional Medical Center has filed a federal lawsuit against all of the Blue Cross plans outside Louisiana, alleging the Zachary hospital received lower payments because the health plans illegally conspired to fix prices at artificially low... Read more
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MedCity News
Sanofi and Evotec partner to end need for insulin injections for diabetesA partnership beween Sanofi and German drug developer Evotec is aimed at elimin
Sanofi and Evotec partner to end need for insulin injections for diabetes
MedCity News / Posted 17 days ago
A partnership beween Sanofi and German drug developer Evotec is aimed at eliminating or reducing the need for diabetics to have regular insulin injections. Dr. Philip Larsen, Vice President, Global Head of Diabetes Research and Translational Science... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US hospitals urge DOJ antitrust probe of Anthem-Cigna dealNEW YORK: U.S. hospitals urged antitrust regulators this week to consider wheth
US hospitals urge DOJ antitrust probe of Anthem-Cigna deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
NEW YORK: U.S. hospitals urged antitrust regulators this week to consider whether health insurer Anthem Inc's planned acquisition of rival Cigna Corp would boost healthcare costs. In a letter to the Department of Justice, the hospital industry's... Read more
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Business Insurance
Hospitals urge antitrust probe of Anthem-Cigna deal(Reuters) — Hospitals urged antitrust regulators this week to consider whether
Hospitals urge antitrust probe of Anthem-Cigna deal
Business Insurance / Posted 21 days ago
(Reuters) — Hospitals urged antitrust regulators this week to consider whether health insurer Anthem Inc.'s planned acquisition of rival Cigna Corp. would boost health care costs. In a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice, the hospital... Read more
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Business Wire
Unique Patient Identifier Solves Patient Safety Concerns Caused by Data BreachesMADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TASCET, Inc., released its “Unique Patient Iden
Unique Patient Identifier Solves Patient Safety Concerns Caused by Data Breaches
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TASCET, Inc., released its “Unique Patient Identifier,” or UPI, solution to the healthcare industry today-- resolving a long, contentious search by providers, patient privacy advocates and public... Read more
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The Advocate
Lane Regional part of Healthy BR InitiativeThe American Hospital Association announced July 15 that Baton Rouge Mayor-Pres
Lane Regional part of Healthy BR Initiative
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
The American Hospital Association announced July 15 that Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden’s Healthy BR Initiative is one of five programs nationwide that will receive the prestigious NOVA Award for improving community health, a news release... Read more
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Examiner
BUSINESS BRIEFS“Hospitals and Health Networks,” the journal of the American Hospital Associati
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
“Hospitals and Health Networks,” the journal of the American Hospital Association, has recognized CentraState Medical Center, Freehold Township, as one of the nation’s most wired healthcare organizations for the sixth year in a row, according to the... Read more
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The Advocate
Community briefs for August 4, 2015City Year Baton Rouge receives national award City Year Baton Rouge, a nationa
Community briefs for August 4, 2015
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
City Year Baton Rouge receives national award City Year Baton Rouge, a national education-focused nonprofit that partners with public schools to help students stay on track to graduate, has received the Stephen G. Woodsum Best of City Year Award... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Hospitals penalized in HAC Reduction program may not reflect poor quality of care, shows studyHospitals that were penalized more frequently in the Hospital-Acquired Conditio
Hospitals penalized in HAC Reduction program may not reflect poor quality of care, shows study
News-Medical-Net / Posted 28 days ago
Hospitals that were penalized more frequently in the Hospital-Acquired Condition (HAC) Reduction Program offered advanced services, were major teaching institutions and had better performance on other publicly reported process-of-care and outcome... Read more
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NJ Biz
Robert Wood Johnson one of two hospitals nationwide to earn Equity of Care Award from American Hospital AssociationRobert Wood Johnson University Hospital was one of two hospitals nationwide to
Robert Wood Johnson one of two hospitals nationwide to earn Equity of Care Award from American Hospital Association
NJ Biz / Posted 29 days ago
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital was one of two hospitals nationwide to earn the 2015 Equity of Care Award — an award based on health care diversity and inclusion — from the American Hospital Association. The award is presented annually to... Read more
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Business Wire
CAUTI Survey of Infection Control Experts Shows Shortcomings of Foley Catheter* The great majority (83%) said trauma to the bladder wall/lining could increas
CAUTI Survey of Infection Control Experts Shows Shortcomings of Foley Catheter
Business Wire / Posted 29 days ago
* The great majority (83%) said trauma to the bladder wall/lining could increase the risk of CAUTIs. * A similar number (79%) agreed that a Foley catheter -- the current standard of care -- can cause trauma to the wall/lining of the bladder. * A... Read more
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News Transcript
BUSINESS BRIEFSVince Scanelli of Colts Neck, an Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company agency o
BUSINESS BRIEFS
News Transcript / Posted 30 days ago
Vince Scanelli of Colts Neck, an Allstate New Jersey Insurance Company agency owner, received the Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and for outstanding volunteerism. With this award came two $1,000 grants from... Read more
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MedCity News
Anthem-Cigna merger plan draws strong reactionsWOODLAND HILLS, CA – FEBRUARY 9: The Anthem Blue Cross headquarters is seen aft
Anthem-Cigna merger plan draws strong reactions
MedCity News / Posted a month ago
WOODLAND HILLS, CA – FEBRUARY 9: The Anthem Blue Cross headquarters is seen after the health insurer began informing its individual policyholders of rate hikes up to 39 percent to take effect at the beginning of March, on February 9, 2010 in Woodland... Read more

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