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09/30/2014 – 8:07 AM |

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals …

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CVS Partners Up With Doctors and Hospitals

09/24/2014 – 10:58 AM |
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By Shefali Luthra
Neglected to pick up your prescription? Now, there’s a good chance your doctor will know and do something about it, thanks to a slew …

Doctors Who Prescribe Hydrocodone Need To Know This

09/23/2014 – 2:14 PM | One Comment
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The American Medical Association (AMA) released a new fact sheet to assist physicians in complying with new federal regulations on prescribing hydrocodone and help avoid disruptions in …

Too Many People Die In Hospital Instead Of Home. Here’s Why.

09/22/2014 – 4:25 PM |
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By FRED MOGUL, WNYC
It was September 2012 and it was life-long smoker Paula Faber’s third cancer in a decade, but she did not hesitate.
“She was …

Frustrated AMA Pitches New Plan for Use of Electronic Medical Records

09/19/2014 – 2:56 PM |
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By Roni Caryn Rabin

Saying that electronic health records distract doctors, take time away from care and make physicians less productive, an influential doctors’ group called on …

How Much Does An X-Ray Cost? Find Out In New Hampshire

09/18/2014 – 5:05 PM |
health costs

By JULIE APPLEBY

When Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield became embroiled in a contract dispute with Exeter Hospital in N.H. in 2010, its negotiators came to …

How Physicians Can Protect Financial Assets From Lawsuits

09/18/2014 – 10:10 AM |
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By DAVID B. MANDELL and JASON M. O’DELL
As advisors to physicians throughout the country, we are often asked to help doctors to protect assets against …