Quantcast

Tag Archives: hospitals

Hospital stocks jump after health care ruling

WASHINGTON — Hospital stocks rose sharply Thursday after the Supreme Court guaranteed them millions more paying customers by upholding the core of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. Some insurance company stocks fell in choppy trading as investors fretted about ...

Read More »

Bethesda-based CodeRyte acquired by 3M

MINNEAPOLIS — 3M Co. said Tuesday that it has acquired CodeRyte Inc., a privately held technology firm that provides computer-assisted coding solutions for health care outpatient providers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. CodeRyte helps physicians and coders deliver ...

Read More »

Md. Senate panel considers abortion reporting bill

ANNAPOLIS — Proponents of a bill to require hospitals and abortion providers to report the number of pregnancies they terminate argue the measure would improve women’s health care. The bill, which the state Senate Finance Committee considered Wednesday, would require ...

Read More »

Jack L.B. Gohn: Contraception, an unrepresentative church, and unresponsive courts

At this writing we still don’t have an outcome, either regulatory or political, in the fight between the President and the bishops over the proposed mandate that employers, including Catholic hospitals and universities, offer their employees health insurance plans with ...

Read More »

Barry F. Rosen: Tax-exempt hospitals get new requirements

While healing the sick is noble, it is not charitable if a market rate is charged for the medical services being provided. Therefore, the question arises — what makes a hospital charitable, and, therefore, tax-exempt? Curiously, the answer to this ...

Read More »

Takoma Park woman says hospital denied same-sex visit

TAKOMA PARK — A Maryland woman says she was denied the right to visit her same-sex partner at Washington Adventist Hospital. Linda Cole, of Takoma Park, made the discrimination allegations in complaints filed with the Joint Commission and the Centers ...

Read More »

Barry Rosen: Hospital medical staff standard is updated

After a long and tumultuous process, medical staff standard MS 01.01.01 (formerly MS 1.20), which sets forth governance and accountability requirements for a hospital’s medical staff, went into effect on March 31, 2011. The Joint Commission (JC) is the accreditation ...

Read More »