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Teaching Hospital Update, September 16-20, 2013

 
 

Email Alert

September 20, 2013

Curated by Allison M. Cohen (Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC); edited by Amy Kaufman (Patton Boggs LLP, Washington, DC).

Hospitals Brace as Republicans Fight Over Medicaid - Bloomberg 

www.bloomberg.com - Phil Ennen runs a rural hospital system in northwest Ohio that admits about 2,500 people a year, many of them poor or elderly. He's got the only emergency cardiac catheterization lab between Toledo...  

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The 3 Year Medical School: Is Shorter Good Enough? 

www.medpagetoday.com - These are difficult days for medical education in the U.S.: the nation needs more doctors -- especially primary care physicians -- but students consistently just say no to careers as PCPs turning i... 

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How Telemedicine Could Change Medicare 

www.rollcall.com - The Medicare program, and the 49 million elderly and disabled Americans who rely on it, are facing an uphill battle when it comes to quality and cost. Some 10,000 baby boomers sign up for Medicare ... 

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center cutting several hundred more jobs | The Tennessean 

www.tennessean.com - Vanderbilt University Medical Center is eliminating several hundred more jobs this week as part of its plan to cut up to 1,000 positions by the end of the year. The cuts are expected to continue fo... 

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Health Care Spending Continues To Rise Slowly Ahead Of Obamacare Expansion: Report 

www.huffingtonpost.com - National health care spending continues to grow at historically low rates this year -- but it will rise faster over the next decade as the economy recovers, the population ages and President Barack... 

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Health
Opinion: Why accountable health care works - Helen Darling and Susan DeVore - POLITICO.com 

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Society
Obamacare hits a tipping point: Most governors now want to expand Medicaid 

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