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Northeast Baptist Hospital, one of five hospitals within the Baptist Health System in San Antonio.
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April 30, 2015 Baptist Health System in San Antonio made money doing what used to be industry heresy: reducing patients' use of medical care.
Medicare is looking to tie more of what it pays doctors and hospitals to the quality and value of the care the provide.
January 26, 2015 The administration wants to tie more of Medicare's spending on health care to quality and to encourage doctors and hospitals to be more frugal in their spending.
Where a person lives seems to have an effect on Medicare spending. But why?
May 29, 2013 Waste and aggressive treatment might not explain Medicare cost variations after all. Differing levels of health by region could account for most of the cost variation, an analysis finds.
Attorney Paul Clement argued against the heath care overhaul at the Supreme Court in March. The decision on the law's constitutionality is expected any day.
June 19, 2012 It's far from unanimous, but many believe Newton's law of inertia will kick in even if the fedreal statute that launched changes in the nation's health care system is found unconstitutional.
August 30, 2011 Two economists doubt accountable care organizations, a key tool for improving costs and quality under the federal health overhaul, will be able to temper the medical system's lust for the latest expensive technology. Costs and quality of care are are at stake.
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