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Recent Stories By Bara Vaida:

  • The Hidden Costs of U.S. Hospital ErrorsJanuary 31, 2012

    When Frances Barnes had a stroke in August 2008, she was taken by ambulance to Howard University Hospital. The 80-year-old grandmother was there for about two weeks when she began complaining about...

  • How IPAB Will Change Medicare?May 9, 2011

    It sounds like a new Apple product, but IPAB is actually a controversial board at the heart of a highly charged battle over Medicare, the federal health program for the elderly and disabled. The...

  • Complex Health Care Law Turns into Payday for ConsultantsApril 3, 2011

    For months, said Washington health-care attorney Rene Quashie, his phone has been “ringing off the hook,” with hospital and doctor clients wanting advice on how to reorganize themselves to get new...

  • Big Health Insurers Seek To Boost DC Influence December 9, 2010

    Five of the nation's largest health insurance companies are taking a key step toward building their own inside-the-Beltway coalition to influence implementation of the new health law and...

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