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Breaking Ground

Texas Children’s Hospital Engages FKP for expansion: Planning underway…

In collaboration with Texas Children’s Hospital, FKP Architects announced a major expansion that will focus on bringing access to more critically ill patients. The hospital is embarking on a $506 mill...

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Financial Perspectives

Getting your physician practice ready for ICD-10

June 2015 By Reed Tinsley, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC The ICD-10 transition date is October 1, 2015. The government, payers, and large providers alike have made a substantial investment in ICD-10. This cos...

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Hospital Headlines

2015 Hospital System Administrator Survey

June 2015 By BY STACY SHILLINGMEDICAL JOURNAL - HOUSTON How often have you visited with your staff outside those immediate to you such as custodians, secretaries, schedulers, nurses, etc.? Ro...

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Integrative Medicine

Medical marijuana in cancer patients

June 2015 MD, ABFM, ABIHM, Director, Medical Student Education Program, WD and Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor of Integrative Medicine, Professor, Family Medicine University of Texas ...

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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

Practical guidance for compliance plan oversight programs

June 2015 By Mary M. Bearden and Allison Shelton , Brown & Fortunato, P.C. On April 20, 2015, the “Practical Guidance for Health Care Governing Boards on Compliance Oversight” (the “Guidance”) w...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Ready and able to care

June 2015 Special to Medical Journal – Houston By TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association  Last month, we observed National Hospital Week. Designed to celebrate hospitals and...

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Technology

Protein FGL2 may have potential as therapy target for brain cancer

June 2015 Blocking FGL2, a protein known to promote cancer, may offer a new strategy for treating brain cancer, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. FGL2 ...

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Special Reports

Nurses as knowledge workers

May 2015 By Barbara Bonificio, MS, RN -BC, UTMB Health Director of Nursing Excellence, Director of Patient Care Services, and Assistant Chief Nursing Office Each year Nurses Week celebrates the ...

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