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Teaching Hospital Update - June 23-27, 2014

 

Email Alert

June 27, 2014

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

Hospitals Soon See Donuts-to-Cigarette Charges for Health 

www.bloomberg.com - You may soon get a call from your doctor if you've let your gym membership lapse, made a habit of picking up candy bars at the check-out counter, or begin shopping at plus-sized stores. That's becau...  
 
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Banner Health, University of Arizona Health Network Launch Effort to Create Statewide Organization 

www.beckershospitalreview.com - The University of Arizona Health Network and University of Arizona, both based in Tucson, have executed a principles of agreement document with Phoenix-based Banner Health to create a statewide hea...   
 
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Unusual Infection Was Found in 14 Greenville Health System Patients  
 
www.beckershospitalreview.com - Greenville (S.C.) Health System announced that an unusual infection, caused by an atypical mycobacterium, was found in 14 surgical patients at the Greenville Memorial Medical Campus. Mycobacteria a...   
   
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STAT - Newsroom - AAMC 

www.aamc.org - A new set of guidelines from the Association of American Medical Colleges will help bridge the gap between patient care activities that new physicians should be able to perform on day one of residency training, and those they feel re...   
 
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Johns Hopkins Readies Patient Checklist App 

www.modernhealthcare.com - This summer, Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore plans to test an ambitious new application for tablet devices that its developers hope will significantly enhance its clinicians' use of patient che...  

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More Than 750 Hospitals Face Patient Injury Crackdown 

Doctors, Other Providers Ill-Prepared to Give Advice on Diet, Exercise 

Major Health Care Provider Plans Hospital Merger  
 
L.A. County's Olive View Hospital Settles Patient Dumping Case  
  

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