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Rush Health Adds Riverside Medical Center to Network

Rush Health has expanded its network with the addition of Riverside Medical Center, which joined Rush Health at the beginning of September. Rush Health is a clinically integrated network of hospitals, physicians and other clinicians....Show More Summary

St. Louis Planned Parenthood Botches 27 Abortions in 5 Years, Another Woman Rushed to Hospital

For the twenty-seventh time in the past five years, an ambulance arrived at the Planned Parenthood abortion clinic on Forest Parkway in St. Louis, Missouri, and transported a woman to a local hospital. A mobile medical center nurse manager with ThriVe, who was on the scene at the time, snapped a series of photos of […]

The Case for Balance Billing

(November 26, 2014 01:04 PM, by David Henderson) The problem starts with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency that sets prices for the medical services of Medicare patients. CMS is really a giant central-planning agency. It sets hundreds of thousands of prices. What... (0 COMMENTS)

November Tip Sheet from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

The November tip sheet from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center includes story ideas pertaining to ALS Research, Ovarian Cancer, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and more.

3-year-old receives stem cell transplant from 1-month-old sister at Shanghai hospital

A three-year-old boy suffering with the life-threatening condition aplastic anemia received a stem cell transplant from his one-month-old sister's umbilical cord blood yesterday at the Shanghai Children's Medical Center, making her the youngest donor of such a kind in the city. [ more › ]

Pol will examine 'horrendous conditions' at uptown hospital

An upper-Manhattan lawmaker who slammed New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center this summer for its long wait times and “horrendous conditions” will host a hearing on the matter next month.

When The Doctor Says This Won’t Hurt A Bit — And Incredibly, It’s True | CommonHealth

In May, my six-year-old daughter, Julia, smashed into our front door handle and got a deep, bloody gash in her forehead. We rushed her, head wrapped like a tiny mummy, to the medical center at MIT, where we generally go for pediatric care. Show More Summary

Health Care Delays Lead to Ouster of Veterans Hospital Director in Phoenix

2 days agoHealth : NYT: Health

The Department of Veterans Affairs fired the director of its Phoenix medical center, Sharon Helman, months after it was revealed that wait lists were manipulated to cloak long delays.

Hutcheson Medical Center Will File For Bankruptcy Protection

Hutcheson Medical Center in Fort Oglethorpe said that it would file for bankruptcy last week in an ongoing saga of the ailing hospital. Although they will be filing for bankruptcy, the hospital will continue in its day-to-day operations. Show More Summary

Columbia Honors Research on the Genetics of Diabetes

Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) has presented Andrew Hattersley, DM, and Mark McCarthy, MD, with the 16th Naomi Berrie Award for Outstanding Research in Diabetes, for their work on the genetics of the disease. Their research...Show More Summary

University of Chicago Receives Gluten-Free Accreditation

The University of Chicago has received certification from the Gluten Intolerance Group's Gluten-Free Food Service (GFFS) Accreditation Program for its medical center and campus food service operations.

Brain-stimulating device may aid recovery of stroke victims

3 days agoHealth : The Checkup

Using non-invasive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, researchers at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center may have found a way to help prep a stroke victim's brain prior to physical therapy to aid a more complete recovery. Read full article >>

Marion Barry’s legacy was built on thousands of summer jobs

In the very first hours after Marion Barry’s death Sunday morning, family and close aides gathered at United Medical Center to mourn his passing. A 4 a.m. news conference attracted not only those close Barry companions, but also a few with a more distant but still deep bond with the former mayor: He’d given them […]

Richard Eder dies at 82; won a Pulitzer as L.A. Times book reviewer

Richard Eder, a foreign correspondent who made the unusual transition to arts critic and was awarded a 1987 Pulitzer Prize for his Los Angeles Times book reviews, died Friday at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He was 82.

Why Do We Advocate for Rejuvenation Research?

5 days agoHealth / Aging : Fight Aging

Yesterday, I had occasion to spend six hours or so in the emergency room of a medical center largely focused on treating serious conditions that are most prevalent in old people. A part of that experience by necessity involved listening to the comings, goings, and conversations of those present. Show More Summary

What's up with the residency programs at St. Elizabeth's?

I've written about the financial difficulties leading to the closure of Quincy Medical Center and have suggested that these almost inevitably resulted from the business model employed by the private equity firm that owns this hospital system. Show More Summary

Research shows anti-HIV medicines can cause damage to fetal hearts

A study by a Wayne State University and Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit Medical Center research team is shedding new light on the troubling question of whether the drugs often given to HIV-positive pregnant women can cause significant long-term heart problems for the non-HIV-infected babies they carry. read more

BIDMC's George Tsokos, MD, Honored by Lupus Foundation and the American College of Rheumatology

George Tsokos, MD, Chief of Rheumatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a national leader in the field of lupus research was honored by both the Lupus Foundation and the American College of Rheumatology with two awards presented at the 2014 ACR Annual Scientific Meeting.

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Studied for Stroke Rehab

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are trying to help patients who have suffered a stroke to improve arm movement by stimulating the brain using a device called a Transcranial Magnetic Stimulator (TMS).

Charles Safran, MD Wins Morris F. Collen Award of Excellence in Medical Informatics

BOSTON - Charles Safran, MD, FACMI, Chief of the Division of Clinical Informatics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), has received the American College of Medical Informatics' 2014 Morris F. Collen Award in recognition of his commitment to and achievements in medical informatics.

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