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Steward Health Care pressured doctors to restrict referrals outside chain, suit says

A doctor files a class action lawsuit against venture capital-owned hospital chain Steward Health Care, claiming he was pressured to refer patients only to other Steward facilities

Emory Healthcare and Sharecare to launch Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

The health system and digital health vendor, both based in Atlanta, will develop, test, and implement digital health products.

Digital Ambulance Chasers? Law Firms Send Ads To Patients’ Phones Inside ERs

Personal injury lawyers in Philadelphia are using geofencing technology to identify smartphone users who are in hospital EDs, then sending their devices a weeks-long string of “call if you’ve been injured” ads.

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