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McLaughlin, Neil
June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/6/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 23, p20
Trade Publication
The author comments on issues related to the health care sector. He criticizes a World Health Organization panel for classifying cellphones as possibly carcinogenic based on a review of previous studies on radio frequency magnetic fields. He highlights an argument by Paul Ginsburg of the Center for Studying Health System Change on the proposed accountable care organization rules. He points out that there are opportunities for quality improvement in the U.S. as a number of states dominated the 2010 list for improved healthcare quality.


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