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Teaching Hospital Update - May 12-16, 2014

 

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May 16, 2014

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

The Economics of Academic Medical Centers 

www.nejm.org - Most economists seem to view graduate medical educationtraining graduates of medical schools to become independently practicing physiciansas a stand-alone effort, without considering it...  
 
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UnitedHealth Leads Plan to Reveal Health Prices to Consumers  
 
www.bloomberg.com - UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest U.S. health insurer, will lead an industry effort to throw a spotlight on the prices paid for health care services, making their costs available to consum...  
 
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When Medical Students Make Errors 

well.blogs.nytimes.com - Those words are hard enough to say when you've missed a meeting or forgotten a friend's birthday. When the stakes are as high as a patient's life or death, or mean the difference between spending a...  
 
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Cook County Health and Hospitals System Signs $1.8 Billion CountyCare Contract 

www.modernhealthcare.com - The Cook County Health and Hospitals System signed a five-year, $1.8 billion deal with a division of St. Louis-based Centene Corp. to administer CountyCare, its managed-care program for people on M... 

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Physician and Teaching Hospital Sunshine Act Registration to Begin June 1  
 
www.lexology.com - Under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and group purchasing organizations are required to annually report payments or other transfers of v... 

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Health
New ER Facility Helps Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics Boost Revenue, Patients 

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More Insured, but the Choices Are Narrowing 

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CMS Updates Two-Midnight Guidance 

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Big Data Treasure Trove from Routine Medical Checkups 

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Politics
Analysis: CMS' Rejection of LA Hospital Deal Threatens Budget 

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Society
Thousands Rally at Johns Hopkins Hospital for Higher Pay 

 

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