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Pay-for-performance for hospitals

Pay-for-performance initiatives - in which health care providers are rewarded with more funds for meeting clinical targets - have been adopted in the UK and Australia. The approach has been piloted in the US by the Centers ...

dateJun 29, 2010 in Health
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IBM tosses its chips into the fight against obesity

Counting calories, tracking the effects of advertising and measuring the miles to the nearest fresh produce store may not seem like typical fields of study for scientists at IBM's Almaden Research Center in San Jose, which ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Health
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FDA urges docs to report misleading drug ads

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it will begin asking doctors to keep an eye out for misleading drug advertisements as part of the agency's latest effort to police the pharmaceutical industry's multibillion-dollar ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Medications
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