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Extreme Differences Found In Hospital Fees
2012-04-24 09:34:11

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com What would you expect to pay to have your appendix removed if so needed? $1,500? $182,000? How about any amount in between? A new study shows that hospital charges are all over the map when it comes to such procedures, and most people are left in the dark when it comes to medical costs, reports ABC News. Researchers of the study, published Monday in the Archives of Internal Medicine, found wide variations in charges for medical procedures even among...

2008-06-24 02:30:29

Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the nation's eighth largest hospital system, today announced the installation of President/CEO Lloyd H. Dean as the new chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA). Mr. Dean was installed as chairperson during the 2008 Catholic Health Assembly held here June 22-24. As chairperson, Mr. Dean will serve as a key liaison to elected officials, policy makers and healthcare experts in focusing on the growing...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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