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Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is without permanent leadership in major areas, including:
Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, and The Cardiovascular Institute. The Department
of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management had been without a chief for over twenty months.
Meanwhile, many of these departments have been at the center of headline-grabbing patient care
problems (Information current as of 4/16/09).

Source: Analysis of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services data for 2005.
BIDMC repaid Medicare in 2007.

Source: March 8, 2008 article in The Boston Globe: "Physician alleges
gender bias against Beth Israel hospital; Says she faced abuse, demotion."

Source: As revealed in a Sept. 7, 2008 Boston Globe article, "Beth
Israel cited for residents' long hours",  The Accreditation Council for
Graduate Medical Education cited BIDMC in a January 2008 letter to
the hospital.

Source: Analysis of Medicare ER cases from Centers for
Medicare & Medicaid Services Data for 2006 (Total
payments per claim for hospitals averaging 10 or more
Medicare cases per day paid under the Outpatient
Prospective Payment System).