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UMC New Orleans Hospital Complex Set to Open August 2015

Healing, Training, Research

University Medical Center New Orleans, unique for design features, art and technology, is a $1.1 billion teaching and research architectural marvel of a hospital complex slated to open this August in the emerging Bio-Medical District of downtown New Orleans ...Read More

 



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Health Systems, Hospitals Form New Statewide Network | Ochsner Health System, Ochsner Health Network, St. Tammany Parish Hospital, Lafayette General Health, Christus Health, Terrebonne General Medical Center, Moody’s
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UMC New Orleans Hospital Complex Set to Open August 2015 | Tulane University Medical School, LSU School of Medicine, LSU HSC, LSU Interim Hospital, UMC New Orleans, NBBJ Architects, LCMC Health, Mackenzie Skene, Cindy Nuesslein, Ray King, artist, Dale Chihuly, artist, Percent For Art Program
UMC New Orleans Hospital Complex Set to Open August 2015
Healing, Training, Research

University Medical Center New Orleans, unique for design features, art and technology, is a $1.1 billion teaching and research architectural marvel of a hospital complex slated to open this August in the emerging Bio-Medical District of downtown New Orleans.


 
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Louisiana Medical Society Offering Physician Leadership Training
 
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Legislative Wrap 2015
The 2015 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature convened at noon on Monday April 13 and adjourned at 6:00 pm Thursday June 11. This was one of the most challenging sessions for the healthcare industry yet. 
 
Physician Spotlight

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. George Chimento | Dr. George Chimento, Ocshner Medical Center, Perioperative Surgical Home Program
PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. George Chimento
Well-traveled Physician Calls Oshner Home

Growing up in Rhode Island, George Chimento’s role model was his uncle, Dominic Chimento, a first-generation Italian immigrant who came to the U.S. and became a general surgeon.


 
In The News

August 2015 In the News

Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.


 



Clinical Integration is Changing Pediatric Care
Phoenix Children's Hospital shares lessons from creating a first-of-its-kind pediatric clinically ... Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 am CDT

Using Strategic Affiliations to Enhance Care in Rural Communities
Rural hospital leaders are wrestling with the question of how they can stay independent in the face ... Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 am CDT

Leading Health System Aims to Get Ahead of Health Care's Yelp-ification
North Shore-LIJ begins posting online reviews of medical group docs to help spur them to improve the... Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 am CDT

Strategies to Get the Most from Payer Negotiations
Despite various changes in the healthcare industry, payer negotiations can help your medical practice prosper — if you prepare and leverage your data. Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 12:00 pm CDT

The Smart Way to be a Contrary Investor
It’s in our nature to want to buy the winners and sell the losers. Successful investing often involves the opposite. Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 8:00 am CDT

Malpractice Coverage Still Needed When Practicing Ends
Even if a physician stops practicing medicine, malpractice coverage needs to continue. Here's how to ensure you are covered. Posted Sunday, August 30, 2015 10:00 am CDT

New Jersey told to repay $32M in Medicare claims
The Obama administration is asking New Jersey to pay back $32 million in Medicare payments that didn’t comply with federal law.The improper billing was detailed on Monday in a report by the inspector general for the Department of Health and Human... Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 1:58 pm CDT

Kardashian corrects Instagram post to comply with FDA
Kim Kardashian’s endorsement of a morning sickness drug on Instagram now comes with a lengthy warning statement.Weeks after Kardashian pulled a previous endorsement from the social media site because it did not comply with the Food and Drug... Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 10:40 am CDT

Sierra Leone ends streak without Ebola death
Sierra Leone ended its weeklong streak without a death from Ebola on Sunday, after officials confirmed a woman had died from the disease.Health officials announced on Sunday that a 67-year-old woman had died of Ebola — nearly seven days since its... Posted Monday, August 31, 2015 10:39 am CDT