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Articles by Dennis Murray

Dennis Murray

The author is a former news editor of Medical Economics.

News: Mass. court's malpractice decision could have 'dramatic impact'
September 5, 2008

Massachusetts' highest court upheld a ruling that awarded $1 million to the family of a man whose missed diagnosis of stomach cancer resulted in death.

News: New online clinical encylopedia to launch this year
September 5, 2008

Medpedia, which is expected to launch before the end of the year, is being created in cooperation with professors at leading universities, including Harvard and Stanford, and will link to content from the CDC, FDA, and the National Institutes of Health.

News: Many prospective homebuyers waiting on further price declines
September 5, 2008

A recent online survey revealed that nearly one-fourth of potential homebuyers are remaining on the sidelines, expecting housing prices to further deteriorate.

News: SEC plan would make municipal bond data free to public
September 5, 2008

An SEC plan would make municipal bond information free to the public via the Electronic Municipal Market Access system

News: Federal government to send out '07 PQRI bonuses
September 5, 2008

The federal government began distributing more than 56,000 bonus checks to doctors and other health-care professionals who participated in the Medicare Physician Quality Reporting Initiative.

News: 10% of deaths after surgery could have been prevented, study says
September 5, 2008

Besides the obviously heavy toll that preventable post-surgery deaths take on patients and their families, the mistakes also have a high cost to insurers and employers.

News: Senate looks to ban 401(k) debit cards
September 5, 2008

Two legislators want to rid the nation of what they view as a particularly insidious product: debit cards linked to 401(k) accounts.

News: IRS ups per-mile gas deduction rates
August 15, 2008

The IRS has upped its deduction allowance for business travel to 58.5 cents per mile.

News: Health care major issue in November elections, survey says
August 15, 2008

Almost four of five respondents to a survey say that health care will be one of the top three issues that will influence their votes in Novemeber's presidential election.


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