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North Platte Bulletin
Hospital bills send patients into shock
Hospital bills often send patients into shock when they see the totals, including hundreds of dollars for relatively inexpensive items, according to news reports from around the country.
Marin Independent Journal
Marin General, UnitedHealthcare approach contract deadline
UnitedHealthcare members may soon have to pay higher out-of-network costs to receive treatment at Marin General Hospital unless the health plan and the hospital reach an agreement on a new contract by the end of December.
Hospital Price-Gouging Widespread
Quick, will somebody, anybody, please nominate The New York Times for a Pulitzer for yesterday's story "As Hospital Prices Soar, a Single Stitch Tops $500"! This is an expose about hospital profit-taking that has long deserved front page coverage.
Balloon Guide Catheter Improves Revascularization and Clinical...
From the Departments of Neurology , Neurosurgery , and Radiology , Boston University School of Medicine, MA; Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village, IL ; Departments of Neurosurgery , Neurology , and Radiology , Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Department of Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA ; St.
As hospital costs soar, even stitches cut deep
With blood oozing from deep lacerations, the two patients arrived at California Pacific Medical Center's tidy emergency room.
End of line for S.F.'s infamous Jack Tar Hotel
Crews work to demolish the old Jack Tar Hotel on Friday to make room for the California Pacific Medical Center.