Monthly Archives: March 2013

Diabetic Epidemic in Jamaica Queens New York

by Dr. Robert Evans & Richard Wildzunas “Diabetes is a killing disease in the African American community, but a disease that may be controlled, according to James R. Gavin III, MD, chair of the American Diabetes Association’s African-American Program. “By … Continue reading

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CMS Unveils Hospital Violations Database

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, March 18, 2013  (original article) For the first time, providers, payers, and patients now have an enormous searchable database containing documents detailing about 8,000 serious federal safety rule violations—many of which have caused serious patient … Continue reading

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New AHIP Report in AJMC Highlights Rising Prices for Hospital Services, 2008-2010

For Immediate Release (original article) March 18, 2013 Contact: Robert Zirkelbach 202-778-8493 Data Shines a Spotlight on Hospital Price Trends for Specific Procedures and in States and Metropolitan Areas Washington, D.C. – A new study published in the March issue … Continue reading

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