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Breaking Ground

New center at Baylor College of Medicine to boost metabolomics researc…

Baylor College of Medicine and Agilent Technologies Inc. have teamed up to create the Agilent Techonologies Mass Spectrometry Center of Excellence at Baylor with a goal of advancing research and ...

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Financial Perspectives

Employer reimbursements of individual health insurance policies

December 2014 BY REED TINSLEY, CPA, CVA, CFP, CHBC For plan years beginning after 2013, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) institutes so-called market reform provisions that place a whole host of...

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Hospital Headlines

In year two, MD Anderson Moon Shots Program begins to spin off innovat…

Improved surgical outcomes for ovarian cancer, expanded potential impact for new drugs, and a novel family outreach program to head off cancers fueled by known genetic risk mutations are among the...

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Integrative Medicine

Book Review: Sports, Energy, and Consciousness: Awakening Human Potent…

December 2014 BY Victor S. Sierpina, MD, ABFM, ABIHM Director, Medical Student Education Program, WD and Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor of Integrative Medicine, Professor, Family Medicine U...

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Leadership Development

Nurse Spotlight: Anthony Bodnar

Growing up, Anthony Bodnar always knew he wanted to pursue a career that would make a difference in the lives of others as he was determined to leave his mark on the world. After taking the advice of ...

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Legal Affairs

OIG releases work plan for FY 2015

December 2014 BY Mary M. Bearden and Allison Shelton, Brown & Fortunato, P.C. On October 31, 2014, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its Work Plan for FY 2015. Every year, the O...

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Texas Hospital Assoc.

Health care in the 84th Texas Legislature

December 2014 Special to Medical Journal – Houston By TED SHAW, President/CEO, Texas Hospital Association The opening day of the 84th Texas Legislature is Jan. 13, 2015. That Tuesday kicks of...

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Technology

Minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery

Minimally invasive cardiovascular surgery (MICS) is a rather broad term used to describe a cardiovascular procedure that, in theory, minimizes the surgical trauma to an individual patient. At the ...

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Special Reports

Is Your Network Infrastructure Ready?

By Shomari Williams. Associate Director, Business Sales, Verizon Wireless Natural disasters can happen, anywhere, anytime and often with little warning. Whether it’s a hurricane from the Gulf Coast, ...

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