Daily Rounds: Profitable Hospitals; Alzheimer's Finding; Self-Dealing Radiologists; Hidden Hospital Fees

America's Most Profitable Hospitals - Most are part of for-profit chains (Forbes)

New Discovery Encourages Alzheimer’s Researchers - 84-year-old Nobel laureate publishes finding today in journal Nature (The New York Times)

Readers in a rage over hidden hospital room fee - Herald readers write in with angry tales of unexpected charges for visits in hospital-owned buildings (

MassHealth may be losing money on imaging, auditor says - White Coat Notes - 'Self-referral' by doctors with financial stakes could be inflating usage of MRI and CT scans. (Boston Globe)

This program aired on September 2, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.


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