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Profits soar at giant hospital chain

Tuesday, August 21, 2012   (0 Comments)
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HCA, a healthcare giant that control 163 hospitals across the U.S., is generating robust profits and outpacing most of its industry competitors. Its methods include aggressive billing and turning away emergency patients deemed not to have real emergencies. Read The New York Times story by Julie Creswell and Reed Abelson. Read blog by C. Boyden Gray Harvard Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management Ashish-Jha, who says HCA and other for-profit hospitals look good on quality. Click here for physician reaction to Times stories on HCA.

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