TITLE

Regional News: SOUTH

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/21/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 47, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on the healthcare sector in the Southern U.S. as of November 2011. Loris Healthcare System has become part of the system of McLeod Health in South Carolina. Operations of Vibra Healthcare of Pennsylvania at its long-term acute-care (LTAC) hospital in Dallas, Texas are to be transferred to DeSoto as part of a deal. A prison sentence has been handed down to John R. McLean, a physician in Baltimore who was convicted of six counts of healthcare fraud.
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67669208

 

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