News in brief - Aug. 15, 2011
Culturally competent practices can drive up good will — and patient traffic
Reform, pay cuts likely to widen gap between rich and poor hospitals
Pace of mergers, acquisitions revs up for physician practices
Health plan profits coming before growth in membership
Spending on employee benefits grows, but at a sluggish pace
Physician interaction with insurers costs nearly 4 times more in U.S. than in Canada
Medco-Express Scripts merger would further concentrate PBM market
Physicians have the expertise to get delivery systems right
Letters to the Editor - Aug. 15, 2011
Time for new policy on environmental risk
News in brief - Aug. 15, 2011
IOM list of preventive services expected to boost women's health
Physician organizations fight states' proposed cutbacks to Medicaid
Specialists push EPA for stronger air quality regulations
Medicare spends 50% less on Part D drugs than initially estimated
Illinois lawmakers challenge CMS rejection of anti-fraud law
News in brief - Aug. 15, 2011
Report helps primary care doctors identify suicidal patients
News in brief - Aug. 15, 2011
HHS cutting red tape to speed clinical trials
Expert witnesses on trial
Revealing their medical errors: Why three doctors went public
Indiana court: New claims can't be added to lawsuits after review
National groups unite to target health disparities