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MASSDEVICE ON CALL — A new study out of Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston suggests that transparency rules might have negative consequences for very sick heart patients.
The study evaluated the frequency of coronary stent implantation in 116,227 Bay State patients, finding that "outlier" hospitals – pegged for having higher-than-average death rates – were less likely to accept the sickest patients.
The China State Food & Drug Administration approved Mauna Kea Technologies’ Cellvizio confocal endomicroscopy system, a device design to see cancer faster.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The U.S. Internal Revenue Service should have its hands full in dealing with implementation of the new taxes and rules contained in the Affordable Care Act.
The federal agency must handle more than 40 changes to the tax code as well as make sure appropriate recipients get new tax credits and individuals and businesses pay penalties for any non-compliance.
Cardinal Health appointed Donald Casey Jr. to lead its $9 billion medical products and services division, effective next week.