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> Physician distributorships can boost a number of procedures. Article

> New York snafu ties up payments to some Medicaid providers. Article

> U.S. heart surgery costs $106,000--70 times what it is in India, where demand is higher. Article

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> Home-visit programs are helping children's hospitals in the Philadelphia area curb costly emergency room visits for asthma attacks, according to NewsWorks. Article

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> The American Hospital Association recommends in a new report that the government make five policy changes to redirect the existing requirements for digital clinical quality measures. Article

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