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ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A web-based decision-making tool that alerts heart doctors when diagnostic tests would not be useful for a specific patient can curb wasteful procedures, according to a new study. "This educational tool helps doctors determine...
South Florida operating rooms are getting a high-tech makeover, and patients are reaping the benefits, including less time under anesthesia, better protections against medical mistakes and potential cost savings. If the flat-screen TV monitors and the...
Staff WriterAfter the loss of thousands of X-rays, El Centro Regional Medical Center is offering free credit monitoring to patients whose records may have been compromised. The incident first surfaced last November, when a company contracted to digitize X-rays in...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Only about a third of patients surveyed at one U.S. medical center said their doctors told them about the possible risks of a CT scan, such as radiation exposure, a new study finds. Researchers, who published their findings in...
We all know someone who has had breast cancer. Breast cancer affects one out of eight women in their lifetime. On this special Sunday in May, when we celebrate the mothers and special women in our lives, we want to remind the women of Michiana to take...
Staff WriterHealth care reform, budget cuts and ever more stringent governmental regulations are what El Centro Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer David Green finds as the main challenges the hospital faces. “So what are we going to have to do...
Tags: Theft, Broken Bones, Asthma, Health Care Reform (2009), X-rays
Greater New BritainThe Hospital of Central Connecticut's comprehensive breast program recently became the first such program in Connecticut to be recognized as a Certified Quality Breast Center of Excellence in the National Quality Measures for Breast CentersTM (NQMBC)...
The Hartford CourantMagellan Health Services Inc. reported better earnings and stronger revenue for the first three months of the year compared with the same period last year, but the company lowered its outlook because it lost a multi-billion-dollar Medicaid contract in...
The Hartford CourantMagellan Health Services Inc. beat Wall Street analysts' expectations on earnings, but missed on revenue for the final quarter of 2012. The company's earnings, reported Thursday, leapt nearly 26 percent compared to the same quarter a year earlier, $37...
The Hartford CourantMagellan Health Services Inc. will have a new chief executive at the start of the year as current CEO René Lerer steps down to become a full-time executive chairman. The change is part of a transition to take place over several years. Barry M. Smith will...
Ted Kamp wanted to make sure his daughter received the medical treatment she needed. That was his first priority. His second was making sure his insurance would cover things and that he'd pay a fair price for any procedures. The fact that this...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using a computer tool to help doctors analyze mammography images increases the number of early, non-invasive breast cancers that are caught, but also means more women without cancer have to undergo follow-up ultrasounds and...
Tags: Medical Specialization, Breast Cancer, Cancer, X-rays, Biopsy
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