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The December Issue of HealthCare Business News Magazine

Features and Industry Sector Reports

DOTmed Business News' Best of 2011
DOTmed News has rounded up award recipients from a variety of sources to provide a retrospective of the year’s best.
Charity cases: Medical services and equipment at rock bottom prices
A four-year-old boy lay dying of malaria in a Benin, West Africa-based hospital. Not 40 feet from his room, a supply closet is fully stocked with the antidote. But the hospital has no basic intravenous lines available to administer the drug. In a country where one out of five children die from malaria before the age of 10, this little boy’s story is all too common.
Medical tourism remains a small but growing industry
Medical tourists typically save anywhere from 40 to 90 percent of what their medical procedure would cost at home.

Special report: Mobile service providers
When facilities need a temporary solution to care delivery, sometimes the answer can be found as near as the parking lot.
Special report: Transport services industry is 'cautiously optimistic'
The ups and downs of deinstallation, crating, rigging and transport

Columns

3 health care decisions to watch for in 2012
Alzheimer's imaging drugs, health reform's day of reckoning and mobile apps regulations -- all possibly coming next year.
Medical Museum: Perkins Tractors
Perkins' confidence in his device proved to be his undoing.
Medical practice marketing vital in the "new normal"
The economic climate has put a new premium on medical practice marketing.
Start of something new...
The year draws to a close and it has been a busy one for news!
Meaningful use and EHR: Our story
A California doctor explains how he steered his practice through stage 1 meaningful use attestation.