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Hospitals stand to gain big by hiring docs

To understand why hospitals are so eager to employ physicians—and prevent them from owning their own facilities—look
no further than the latest data on how much doctors are paid compared with how much revenue they generate for hospitals.

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Q&A: Dr. John Fitzgerald

The Indiana Clinic, launched about a year ago, has signed 412 physicians as employees, and is still working
toward a goal of as many as 1,500 by 2011. The clinic, a joint venture of Clarian Health and the Indiana University
School of Medicine, is headed by Dr. John Fitzgerald. He discussed the progress.

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Carmel’s Dormir raises $12M from venture capital firms

Carmel-based Dormir Inc., which operates sleep study centers and sleep equipment stores around the country, raised $12 million
in venture capital from three out-of-state firms. The company plans use the proceeds to acquire six to 10 companies this year
and more next year, according to CEO Tim Miller.

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Celebrate contemporary heroes, too

When it comes time to celebrate African-American History month, wouldn’t we be better served with profiles of young, living role models we can talk to—heroes who can talk to us? Let me submit for your consideration Mercy Obeime.

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