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No hangover: Doc buying binge rolls on as systems learn from past deals

Hospitals continue to add physicians at a brisk pace, defying predictions that the practice acquisition binge would end in a fiscal fiasco.

Unlike the 1990s, when system purchases of physician practices led to losses and an unwinding of many deals, hospital systems this time around appear to have found a way to absorb the costs associated with employing physicians, which usually include a steep overhead tab and the higher salaries and benefits paid for office-based specialties. 45 more words


The Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital

By James Labosier, Ginny Roth, and John Rees

A new archival collection, the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital Archives, 1853–2003 is now available at the National Library of Medicine to those interested in the history of mental health institutions and mental health treatment. 1,303 more words


Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?

From the 2015 PLUS Medical PL Symposium session “The Changing and Expanding Role of Emergency Medicine,” moderator Robert B. Blasio (Western Litigation, Inc.) and panelists Fran O’Connell, RN, MBA (Markel Corp.) and David Mendelson, MD, MS, FACEP (EmCare Inc.) discuss electronic medical records and how they impact care, risk management for hospitals, and litigation. 154 more words


9,000 Santa Clara County Workers Threaten To Strike Over Labor Dispute, But Some Barred

SANTA CLARA COUNTY (CBS SF) — A court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers. 364 more words


11. Two Biscuits

Do you ever sit and observe people and watch their behaviour? I call this exercise ‘people watching’. I love to do this especially at Gateway or even when I’m in hospital or basically anywhere that I can find a comfortable seat, away from the crowd and I can just silently observe the way people behave. 586 more words

Strange Happenings

When I was in the hospital recently, ( you will see me write this a lot in the future), I had a few odd experiences. Some made me cry. 317 more words

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