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Rochester Regional Health

Rochester Regional Health is a physician-led integrated health services organization serving the people of western New York, the Finger Lakes and beyond. The organization provides care from 150 locations, including five hospitals; more than 100 primary and specialty practices, rehabilitation centers and ambulatory campuses; innovative senior services, facilities and independent …

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Female Doctors May Be Better for Patients’ Health

When a patient goes to the best hospital, he or she usually hopes for a doctor who is knowledgeable and experienced. Something else to wish for? A woman physician.That's because female doctors may on average be better than their male counte...

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Kaiser’s New Medical School Focusing On Physician Diversity

Though California is among the most diverse places in the nation, its doctors, unfortunately, don’t reflect the demographics of the state. Overall, physicians here are older, whiter and more likely to be male than their patients, and that’s just one of several ways in which California’s health care lags the demands of the market, not to mention patients’ needs.

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center

Cheyenne Regional offers a comprehensive line of healthcare services, including Cardiovascular, Cancer, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Weight Loss, Women and Children’s Services, Trauma, Wound Management & Hyperbaric Medicine, Rehabilitation, Home Care, Hospice, Behavioral Health, Medical Imaging and Lab Services. The physicians, nurses and staff of Cheyenne Regional are passionate about their roles …

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University of Wisconsin Health

UW Health is comprised of the academic health care entities of the University of Wisconsin-Madison: UW Medical Foundation, UW Hospital and Clinics and UW School of Medicine and Public Health. UW Health is also home to American Family Children’s Hospital and UW Carbone Cancer Center. Our expert doctors are at the forefront of research, developing new treatments …

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Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital, the primary adult teaching affiliate for the Medical College of Wisconsin, is a 500-bed academic medical center that delivers advanced medical care. Froedtert Hospital is nationally recognized for exceptional physicians and nurses, research leadership, specialty expertise and state-of-the-art treatments and technology. It serves …

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Fletcher Allen Health Care

Fletcher Allen Partners is the parent organization of Fletcher Allen Health Care, Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC), CVPH Medical Center and Elizabethtown Community Hospital (ECH), a four-hospital, cross-lake partnership that establishes a highly integrated health care system serving the communities of Vermont and northern New York. This integrated health delivery …

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West Penn Allegheny Health System

Allegheny-Singer Research Institute (ASRI) is a non-profit, independent research institute and a member of the West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS). ASRI is responsible for managing and conducting clinical, translational and basic research. ASRI manages the sponsored awards made to WPAHS and its related entities. ASRI is in a unique …

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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

With several locations throughout New Hampshire, Dartmouth-Hitchcock is a national leader in patient-centered healthcare. It is a sustainable health system with New Hampshire’s only Level-1 trauma center and its only air ambulance service. Our focus is on creating a sustainable health system, to improve the lives of the people and …

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Columbus Community Hospital

Columbus Community Hospital is an acute care facility, with both inpatient and outpatient services.  The Hospital consists of over 550 employees and 300+ volunteers. We are a community owned, not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing compassionate, accessible healthcare close to home. Because your care is the focus of everyone here, the …

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

As the largest hospital in the Twin Cities, Abbott Northwestern is recognized nationally and locally for its exceptional expertise and care. Each year, the hospital serves more than 200,000 patients and their families from across the Twin Cities and Upper Midwest. Each year, Abbott Northwestern is recognized for its exceptional expertise and …

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St. John Providence Health System

St. John Providence Health System is comprised of five hospitals plus more than 125 medical facilities in southeast Michigan. Every year at St. John Providence Health System, we touch thousands of lives in southeast Michigan through services such as heart, cancer, obstetrics, neurosciences, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation, behavioral medicine, surgery, emergency …

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LSU Health

A teaching hospital for graduate medical education, nursing and allied health professions, Earl K. Long Medical Center provides quality healthcare to Baton Rouge, its seven surrounding parishes and beyond. Outpatient services for women’s health, family practice, internal medicine, surgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, otolaryngology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, infectious diseases, dermatology, rheumatology …

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Indiana University Health

Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system. A unique partnership with Indiana University School of Medicine, one of the nation’s leading medical schools, gives patients access to innovative treatments and therapies. IU Health is comprised of hospitals, physicians and allied services dedicated to providing preeminent care throughout Indiana …

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Bridgeport Hospital

Bridgeport Hospital is a private, not-for-profit acute care hospital located in Connecticut’s most populous city, primarily serving patients from Fairfield and New Haven Counties. Burn patients are seen in The Connecticut Burn Center—the only burn center in Connecticut—from throughout the state and neighboring states. They are a member of the …

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Medical Center of Aurora

The Medical Center of Aurora/Centennial Medical Plaza is a world-class regional medical center. It is Aurora’s only full-service hospital and is the preferred provider for healthcare in the communities served. A proven commitment to patient safety, high quality outcomes, significant investments in technology and a dynamic medical staff create a strong …

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Mercy General Hospital

Since 1925, Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been providing a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. The 419-bed facility includes the nationally recognized Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute and The Joint Commission-certified Stroke Programs. Mercy General Hospital also …

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Tucson Medical Center

Tucson Medical Center, licensed at 629 beds, has been Tucson’s locally governed nonprofit regional hospital for more than 65 years. TMC is Southern Arizona’s leading provider for emergency care and pediatric care (including Tucson’s first Pediatric Emergency Department), with top-notch intensive care units for adults, children and newborns. Other specialty …

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The prognosis for U.S. healthcare? Better than you think.

  Erika Fry fortune.com Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and chief executive of Kaiser Permanente—the $56 billion non-profit health insurer and hospital operator—is more optimistic about America’s healthcare system than he’s ever been. That’s saying something, given that the fate of the Affordable Care Act hangs in the balance pending a …

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One Doctor’s Quest to Save the World With Data

DANIELLE VENTON www.wired.com IN RWANDA, PEOPLE have to deal with all kinds of threats to their health: malaria, HIV/AIDS, severe diarrhea. But in late 2012, Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s Minister of Health, realized her country’s key health enemy was  something far more innocuous. The thing causing the most harm to her people, the leading …

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Hospital Diversity Improvement Plans, Goals: 16 Things To Know

Written by Shannon Barnet www.beckershospitalreview.com While job areas related to patient care have experienced a long history of diversification, the same cannot be said of healthcare jobs in upper management, according to a report from the NAACP. Some hospitals and health systems have created programs to monitor diversity procurement but, overall, diversity …

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Doctors as Journalists: Conflict of Interest?

www.physiciansweekly.com On Gary Schwitzer’s website healthnewsreview.org, a debate about the role of physicians who work as journalists took place. It was sparked by an NBC News report on the changing of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome to its new name—Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease (SEID). The report featured commentary by Dr. Natalie Azar, …

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