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  • Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital

    Overdose patients end up repeatedly in hospital
    State health officials hope to curb overdose deaths by using hospital data to target patients who have been admitted for previous overdoses but survived. The state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced plans Monday to offer rehab services and...
  • Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor

     Hospital helps teen navigate road to recovery after brain tumor
    It's difficult for Cherise Felters to talk about that day in early September when her youngest child came out of surgery. Felters stood in a room at Rush University Medical Center, consoling her son, who at the sight of his little sister began to cry....
  • The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy

    The bond between patient and physician is in jeopardy
    Remember your personal physician? He or she may not be yours much longer. And even if you keep your doctor, the odds are he or she is not really working for you. Soon, most doctors will have abandoned their private practices and become employees of...
  • Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program

    Holy Cross group added to Medicare savings program
    The Holy Cross Physician Partners Accountable Care Organization has been selected as one of 89 groups added in an expanding nationwide Medicare Shared Savings Program that now provides 7.2 million Medicare beneficiaries with access to coordinated care,...
  • As Medicaid rolls swell, fees to doctors return to lower rate

    – With some 600,000 Pennsylvanians newly eligible for the state's expanding Medicaid program, the doctors who provide care through that program for low-income residents are getting some bad news: their fees are going down. Those payments were hiked...
  • Medicaid rates dropping for primary doctors in Virginia

    Medicaid rates dropping for primary doctors in Virginia
    Primary care doctors who accept Medicaid are expecting a hit in 2015 as the two-year increase in payment rates that was included in the Affordable Care Act expires. "I doubt it will be a catastrophic event … but it does sort of cause concern,"...
  • Richard Zimmerman, Chicago-area doctor, dies at 78

    Richard Zimmerman, Chicago-area doctor, dies at 78
    Dr. Richard Zimmerman practiced internal medicine in DuPage County and was a staff president at both Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove. "Dick was well-respected by his peers and exhibited strong leadership,...
  • Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux'

    Since Obamacare, L.A. County ER visits show hospitals in 'state of flux'
    A key measure of hospital emergency room use in Los Angeles County shows continued growth during the first six months of Obamacare, but also points to shifting patterns of where patients are choosing to receive urgent medical treatment. With the...
  • The mortal threat to Medicaid -- and how to fix it

    The mortal threat to Medicaid -- and how to fix it
    Jan. 1 was a red-letter day for America's provision of healthcare to its poorest residents--and we do mean red. That was the expiration day of a two-year bump in Medicaid reimbursements for primary care physicians seeing Medicaid patients. The raise,...
  • New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors

    New managed-care rules create havoc for doctors
    The new managed-care Medicaid system in Florida will not lower costs nor improve medical care to the patients. Instead of increasing payments to doctors and hospitals who provide direct care to Medicaid recipients, money will be diverted to middlemen in...
  • Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit

    Hampton VA records nation's longest wait time for primary-care patients in December audit
    Patients seeking primary care in December at the Hampton VA Medical Center endured the average longest wait times in the nation, according to recently released data. Addressing the issue Tuesday, the medical center's director said while Hampton is...