Late News

February 2004
Modern Healthcare;2/2/2004, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p5
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Presents news briefs on the health care industry in the U.S. as of February 2004. Decision of the Tennessee Court of Appeals on the construction of a hospital Wellmont Health Systems in Johnson City, Tennessee; Information on a set of national-standard measures for weighing the impact of nursing care in hospitals endorsed by the National Quality Forum; Plan of Sun Healthcare Group to sell its rehabilitation business.


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