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Breaking Ground

Texas Medical Center and Johnson & Johnson announce new incubator

Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC., has announced plans to expand J-Labs (formally called Janssen Labs) to include a new incubator located within Texas Medical Center’s new Innovation Institute. ...

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Financial Perspectives

Tapping into government backed SBA loans

November 2014 By Lisa Wood, MBA, Senior VP, Medical Industry Specialist, IBERIABANK The practice of medicine may be challenged by a litany of government rules and regulations, but in times of...

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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

Book Review: Integrative Nursing by Mary Jo Kreitzer and Mary Koithan

November 2014 BY Victor S. Sierpina, MD, ABFM, ABIHM Director, Medical Student Education Program, WD and Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor of Integrative Medicine, Professor, Family Medicine U...

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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

OIG signals more lenient view on certain arrangements in proposed rule

November 2014 BY Mary M. Bearden and Allison Shelton, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. On October 3, 2014, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) published notice of a proposed rule in the Federal R...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Preparing for the Unknown

November 2014 Special to Medical Journal – Houston By TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association Texas hospitals that have weathered hurricanes will tell you that year-round preparat...

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Technology

Minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery

Minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery (MICS) is a rather broad term used to describe a cardiovascular procedure that, in theory, minimizes the surgical trauma to an individual patient. At the ...

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Special Reports

Is Your Network Infrastructure Ready?

By Shomari Williams. Associate Director, Business Sales, Verizon Wireless Natural disasters can happen, anywhere, anytime and often with little warning. Whether it’s a hurricane from the Gulf Coast, ...

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