Improving Cancer Patient Care While Markedly Reducing Costs
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Improving Cancer Patient Care While Markedly Reducing Costs

StephenSchimpff - June 8, 2011

It is often difficult to appreciate that improving the care of patients can actually reduce the costs of care. Last year Dr H Brody wrote in the…

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Soaring Medical Costs Pinned on Medical Devices

gooznews - June 7, 2011

The following appeared this morning in The Fiscal Times: The following appeared this morning in The Fiscal Times: While squabbles over the rules for approving new medical devices…

Health Care Buzz Today
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GlennLaffel - June 6, 2011

Medicaid To Stop Paying for Preventable Events. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that it will no longer pay healthcare providers for treating Medicaid patients…

The Future of Medicine: Do Pre-med Students Have a Clue?
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The Future of Medicine: Do Pre-med Students Have a Clue?

Michael Kirsch - June 5, 2011

At this writing, I am in Atlanta visiting our daughter at Emory University. This may be the only college campus in the nation where you can’t buy…

Top Quotes of the Week
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Top Quotes of the Week

GlennLaffel - June 3, 2011

“Working for rich people to make them richer isn’t all that fulfilling.” David Gilboa, the co-founder of the New York-based startup eyewear companyWarby Parker, describing why he walked away…

Physician Salaries Represent 8% of Total US Healthcare Cost
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Physician Salaries Represent 8% of Total US Healthcare Cost

BarbaraDuck - June 3, 2011

When it comes to the high costs of physicians in healthcare, having 8% of the total amount spent based on this survey, is small.  Costly tests still…

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GlennLaffel - June 1, 2011

Unicef Reveals Vaccine Prices. Unicef, one of the world’s largest vaccine buyers, is now publishing the prices it pays individual companies for immunizations. Public health officials hope…

Are Doctors Shifting to the Left?
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Are Doctors Shifting to the Left?

DavidEWilliams - May 31, 2011

Yesterday’s New York Times (As Physicians’ Jobs Change, So Do Their Politics) highlights the political shift underway within the physician community. While doctors used to be mainly…

Headlines I Wish I Hadn’t Seen
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Headlines I Wish I Hadn’t Seen

JohnCGoodman - May 27, 2011

Medical Device Makers Turn to Europe Over Concerns with FDA Process. Where your taxes go: Gardening Tips From Uncle Sam Medical Device Makers Turn to Europe Over…

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Survey Shows Future of Cloud Computing in Healthcare Organizations

MichaelDouglas1 - May 27, 2011

Guess I’m feeling a little “inspired” by the cloudy day outside today on the cusp of a Memorial Day weekend. Guess I’m feeling a little “inspired” by…