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WNYC News

Death Beds: Terminally Ill, But Constantly Hospitalized

Monday, September 08, 2014

People say they want to die at home. So, why is that so often not the case for people here, compared to other parts of the country?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Emergency by Appointment

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

An investigation from Bloomberg News reveals that some cardiologists route uninsured patients who need stents through the Mount Sinai Hospital emergency room, in order to make sure the (very expensive) procedure is paid for. Many of these patients already had appointments with the hospital cath-lab, and some may not have needed the procedure in the first place. Gary Putka, Bloomberg News editor, explains the tactic, as well as other irregularities within Mount Sinai that lead to huge profits, though maybe not what's best for patients' health.

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WNYC News

Mt. Sinai-Continuum Merger Clears Hurdle

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Kaiser Health News

The Mount Sinai Medical Center on Manhattan's Upper East Side and Continuum Health Partners announced Thursday that their boards of trustees have reached a tentative agreement on a possible merger.

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The Takeaway

How Will Hospitals Change after the Supreme Court's Ruling?

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The political guessing game will finally end just hours from now when the Supreme Court announces its ruling on President Obama's health care bill, the Affordable Care Act. Hospitals across the country are already adapting to a growing number of uninsured Americans, but after today's announcement the entire industry of medical services could change in a very substantial way.

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