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Physician Compare Now on CMS Site

CMS has released a new resource:ξ Physician Compare.ξ It is required by the Affordable Care Act. The Physician Compare website is designed to people locate health professionals in their communities.ξ By simply choosing a zip code and specialty, the website provides contact information for offices, whether the professional speaks a...

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Is Quality Really Better in Not for Profit Nursing Homes?

Canadian researchers published a study in the British Medical Journal in which they examined 82 studies carried out in the United States and Canada from 1965 to 2003 comparing quality between for-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes. Forty studies showed significantly better quality in not-for-profit homes and three showed the quality...

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