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Dominion Resources gives $1 million to free clinics

Dominion Resources gives $1 million to free clinics

David Larter June 3, 2009 0

Dominion Resources gave more than $1 million to local free health clinics at a ceremony at Fan Free Clinic Tuesday. And the timing is right -- patient volume at the free clinics in Richmond

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Prognosis good for Richmond hospitals

Prognosis good for Richmond hospitals

Aaron Kremer June 1, 2009 0

Both non profit hospitals in Richmond are still very much operating in the black, but large investment losses are dragging down their financial performance, and that could clog the pipeline for new buildings and

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Health-care agency adding Richmond office

Health-care agency adding Richmond office

David Larter May 22, 2009 0

A Utah-based health care staffing company will open a new office in Richmond this summer

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VCU Medical Center already paperless

VCU Medical Center already paperless

David Larter May 21, 2009 1

VCU Medical Center has gone almost completely paperless, putting the local hospital at the fore of a federal push to digitize records

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BioTech park lands British firm

BioTech park lands British firm

Andy Taylor May 1, 2009 1

A British firm that has come up with a product to kill high-powered bacteria has become the 56th company in the Virginia BioTechnology Research Park in downtown Richmond. Biocontrol Ltd.  of London opened an

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HandCraft opens hospital linen plant

HandCraft opens hospital linen plant

Richmond BizSense December 1, 2008 0

Last week local launderer HandCraft opened a 60,000 square foot facility dedicated to hospital linen. The company poured $9.6 million into the building, which is on Cofer Road in Richmond’s South Side. Construction started

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Ferrari-driving former MCV liver surgeon performed unecessary transplants, says WSJ

Ferrari-driving former MCV liver surgeon performed unecessary transplants, says WSJ

Richmond BizSense November 21, 2008 1

The Wall Street Journal has a fascinating story about a Ferrari-driving liver surgeon. According to the WSJ, Amadeo Marcos, who was pressured to leave the VCU School of Medicine in 2000 after a colleague

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Former Anthem exec sues health insurer

Former Anthem exec sues health insurer

Aaron Kremer September 4, 2008 0

A former medical director at Anthem has filed a lawsuit alleging the company forced him to leave in July of 2006 after he exposed a cozy relationship with a drug company. Dr. Randy Axelrod,

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Richmond doc wants to create a database for surgeries

Richmond doc wants to create a database for surgeries

Alec Depcrynski July 31, 2008 0

Dr. William Jiranek has for years tried unsuccessfully to set up a state-wide database that tracks patients who receive joint replacements. Jiranek, who works in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the VCU Medical

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A Richmond startup tries to cut health care costs

A Richmond startup tries to cut health care costs

Aaron Kremer June 10, 2008 0

A Richmond startup thinks there’s a market for treating health care more like car repairs – encouraging employees to pay out-of-pocket for routine tune-ups and letting insurance cover the accidents and emergencies. Hoping to

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