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Getting the right medical attention at hospitals can be life-saving and five D.C. area hospitals are being recognized for their patient care, overall safety and capacity to save lives.
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The Fairfax hospital plans to celebrate the opening of its new radiation oncology center next Tuesday even though the majority of the $45 million, five-story building for the Inova Comprehensive Cancer and Research Institute isn't even finished yet.
An app shows you how long it takes, on average, to see a doctor or other licensed professional at hospitals near you, plus the time it takes to drive there.
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Maryland has submitted a plan to the federal government to modernize the state's all-payer rate setting system for hospital services.
The proposed Prince George's County Regional Medical Center in Largo will contain just 231 beds and cost approximately $655 million to build and equip, according to operator Dimensions Healthcare Systems and its expert consultants.
Inova Health System and Kaiser Permanente will completely sever ties Oct. 1, cutting off insurance coverage for the health plan's members at Northern Virginia's largest hospital system.
Virginia Hospital Center is consolidating its 100-plus employed physicians into one multi-specialty group under a single brand, building market clout and tightening doctor ties to the parent hospital in an effort to better control cost and quality.
It sounds like a Third World problem: Hospitals are rationing, bartering and hoarding critical nutrients that premature infants need to survive. But it's a problem that's happening in the Washington area and in other major cities across the country.
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