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Connecticut's largest health system and Tenet will remain independent of one another, but would work together to improve clinical services and coordinate care and referrals at four hospitals in the state. >>>
As physicians convene for the AMA's annual advocacy conference, President Ardis Dee Hoven, MD, says she remains optimistic that Congress will pass legislation to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate formula, despite the lack of a clear funding plan. >>>
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