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Health overhaul likely to strain doctor shortage

(AP) -- Better beat the crowd and find a doctor. Primary care physicians already are in short supply in parts of the country, and the landmark health overhaul that will bring them millions more newly insured patients in ...

dateMar 28, 2010 in Health
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Report details how hospitals can be risky places

(AP) -- Medicare's new chief called for more steps to improve patient safety Tuesday, in the wake of a government report that said one in seven hospitalized Medicare patients is harmed during their stay.

dateNov 17, 2010 in Health
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Push for better ways to share e-health records

(AP) -- Think you entered the digital health age when your doctor switched from paper charts to computerized medical records? Think again: An e-chart stored in one doctor's computer too often can't be read by another's across ...

dateOct 25, 2010 in Health
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Study maps need for kids' doctors in rural areas

(AP) -- There are enough children's doctors in the United States, they just work in the wrong places, a new study finds. Some wealthy areas are oversaturated with pediatricians and family doctors. Other parts of the nation ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Health
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