Monday, September 08, 2014
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
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.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
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.
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.