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UMC New Orleans Hospital Complex Set to Open August 2015

Healing, Training, Research

University Medical Center New Orleans, unique for design features, art and technology, is a $1.1 billion teaching and research architectural marvel of a hospital complex slated to open this August in the emerging Bio-Medical District of downtown New Orleans ...Read More

 



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UMC New Orleans Hospital Complex Set to Open August 2015
Healing, Training, Research

University Medical Center New Orleans, unique for design features, art and technology, is a $1.1 billion teaching and research architectural marvel of a hospital complex slated to open this August in the emerging Bio-Medical District of downtown New Orleans.


 
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Legislative Wrap 2015
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PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. George Chimento
Well-traveled Physician Calls Oshner Home

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In The News

August 2015 In the News

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.


 



Building an ACO: Insights from the Inside
In 2014, Care New England, a four-hospital system in Rhode Island, launched an ACO. In this video, D... Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:00 am CDT

Throwback Thursday: The Forgotten Pandemic
In 1918, Spanish flu kills more than half a million Americans and millions more around the world.... Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:00 am CDT

How to Lower Costs with Coordinated Patient Care
A personalized care plan for each patient, with buy-in from all providers, will improve recovery, re... Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:00 am CDT

ICD-10: Key Changes for Primary Care
Here are some diagnoses primary-care physicians should pay attention to in order to code correctly and get properly reimbursed. Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:00 pm CDT

When Can Medical Documents be Disclosed in Court?
A recent ruling in Texas is important for physicians to know, because it shows that laws regarding disclosure can have exemptions. Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 8:00 am CDT

Lean Practice Management for Physicians
Achieving the principles and goals of lean management will help your practice make a continued commitment to improving patient care. Posted Wednesday, August 26, 2015 1:00 pm CDT

Obama warns Congress not to 'kill' economy with shutdown
President Obama on Thursday warned Congress not to “kill” the growing economy by risking a government shutdown this fall.He posted the message on his official Twitter account following extreme fluctuations in global markets over the last week.Amidst... Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:53 am CDT

Cigna, Aetna hire lobbyists amid mergers
As the health insurance market prepares for a duo of mergers, the companies involved are hiring teams of lobbyists to make sure the process goes smoothly. Most recently, Cigna, which agreed to a $54 billion takeover by insurance company Anthem... Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:01 am CDT

Planned Parenthood to House, Senate leaders: Videos manipulated
Planned Parenthood has sent two-dozen pages of information to congressional leaders on its fetal tissue donation program and the series of sting videos that it says have unfairly characterized its work.The documents offer the closest look so far at... Posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 9:39 am CDT