Breaking Healthcare News May 9, 2012
Today’s Healthcare Headlines:
- North Suburban opens free-standing ER HealthOne’s North Suburban Medical Center, a 128-bed hospital in Thornton, Colo., has opened a free-standing, 24-hour emergency room. The 10,000-square-foot facility is located roughly seven miles from North Suburban and will offer the same services…
- Former exec receives three-year sentence David Rosen, a former health system CEO who was convicted in September for fraud and conspiracy to commit bribery, was sentenced to three years in prison by a U.S. District Court judge.
- Renowned MetroHealth cardiologist dies Dr. David Rosenbaum, chief of the division of cardiology and director of the Heart & Vascular Center for the MetroHealth System in Cleveland, died May 5 in Cleveland. He was 54.
- CMS listens to AMA panel 87.4% of time Those who say the CMS follows the suggestions of the American Medical Association’s Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (commonly known as “the RUC”) 90% of