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Teaching Hospital Update - August 12-16, 2013


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August 16, 2013

Curated by Adam Mingal (Department on Disability Services, Washington, DC); edited by Amy Kaufman (Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, DC).

Med Students Who Shadow Surgeons Keener on Surgery 

www­ - Medical student interest in critical care surgery has fallen since the 1980s, but shadowing surgeons on a busy night bolstered enthusiasm in a small group, researchers found. Greater interest in pu...  
Newly graduated doctors continue their journey as residents at Baystate Medical, some of them focused on pediatrics 

www­ - It was a typical July day for most doctors at Baystate High Street Health Center as they followed their routine of treating patients at the pediatric clinic. A typical day, that is, except for one ...  
Medicine in the 20th Century told through the extraordinary career of cardiologist Eugene Braunwald

www­ - In 1965, Eugene Braunwald visited his boyhood home in Vienna. He and his family fled Austria in 1938, shortly after Germany annexed his native country and the SS dissolved his family's wholesale te...  
Consumer Reports' Ratings Favor Smaller Hospitals 

www­ - On a five-step scale from better to worse, LRMC is ranked one step short of worse for surgeries on Medicare patients from 2009 to 2011. Some other large, dominant institutions in Florida are graded...  
What's Really Behind the Healthcare Spending Disparity in Massachusetts? 

www­ - Mixed reactions followed the release of Massachusetts' first annual healthcare report, which found Boston-based Partners HealthCare received 31 percent of the money Massachusetts commercial payers ... 

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