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Breaking Ground

Tomball Regional Medical Center opens freestanding emergency departmen…

Tomball Regional Medical Center (TRMC) recently opened Affinity Emergency Center in Magnolia. This is the hospital’s first freestanding emergency center in the area. Affinity Emergency Center is ...

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Financial Perspectives

What does value-based care really mean?

March 2015 BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC A new term is making an impression on healthcare… ..”Value-Based Care”. What does value-based care really mean? Healthcare is evolving from a...

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Hospital Headlines

In year two, MD Anderson Moon Shots Program begins to spin off innovat…

Improved surgical outcomes for ovarian cancer, expanded potential impact for new drugs, and a novel family outreach program to head off cancers fueled by known genetic risk mutations are among the...

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Integrative Medicine

What is osteopathic medicine?

March 2015 By Nida Sajan, DO Osteopathic medicine was founded in the late 1800s by Andrew Taylor Still, MD, a son of a physician, who earned his degree from the College of Physicians and Su...

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Leadership Development

Nurse Spotlight: Anthony Bodnar

Growing up, Anthony Bodnar always knew he wanted to pursue a career that would make a difference in the lives of others as he was determined to leave his mark on the world. After taking the advice of ...

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Legal Affairs

Court finds that violation of condition of participation is not the ba…

March 2015 By Mary M. Bearden and Allison Shelton, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida became the first court in the 11th Circuit to expressly ...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Facts are stubborn things

March 2015 Special to Medical Journal – Houston By TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association The 84th legislative session is in full swing. Medicaid funding has already emerged as o...

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Technology

The buzz of IASTM in rehabilitative healthcare

January 2015 By Paul Smith, PT, ATC, LAT Director of Physical Therapy, Apollo Hospital Systems An efficient and effective technique for identifying and treating soft tissue dysfunction is gain...

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Special Reports

A new tilt on hospital construction

March 2015 By Gary S. Owens, FAIA , ACHA, LEED AP , Senior Principal / Senior Designer, FKP Architects A challenging economy, emerging public policy and rapidly increasing patient demand requi...

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