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Teaching Hospital Update - July 7-11, 2014


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July 11, 2014

Curated by Ashley Thomas, JD (Nashville, TN); edited by Amy Kaufman (Jones Day, Washington, DC).

Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals Executive Director John Erwin Gives Perspective on Health Care Evolution - To say that John Erwin, executive director for the Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals, is embedded in the health care debate would be an understatement. Erwin serves as an advocate on both a...  

Parkview Health to Pay $800,000 to Settle HIPAA Violation - Fort Wayne, IN-based Parkview Health has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle potential Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations, according to a U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) news release. HHS' Office for Civil Rights opened an investigation in 2011...   

New Study Shows Standardization Makes Hospital Hand-Offs Safer - A study published online this week in Pediatrics offers encouraging results from a large-scale effort to tackle a persistent safety problem in hospitals. The study is the first scientific investigation...  

Shands HealthCare to Pay Additional $3.25 Million in Whistleblower Case Settlement - Gainesville, FL-based Shands HealthCare has agreed to pay an additional $3.25 million to settle allegations that six of its facilities violated the False Claims Act by submitting fraudulent claims to ...  

Allegheny Health Signs John Hopkins Cancer Pact - PittsburghThe Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network has signed a five-year deal to collaborate with Baltimore's Johns Hopkins Medicine on cancer treatment and research. The deal was announced...  


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No Practicing on Patients: New Doctors Get Boot Camp 

Teaching Hospitals Could Be Next for Consolidation 

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Sunshine Act's Continuing Medical Education Exclusion Eliminated under Proposed Rule 

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