May 142014
 

SFGate (blog)
Brown's Revised Budget Comes Amid High Health Care Spending
California Healthline
The proposal would allocate $670 million to expand Medi-Cal and would prevent health care providers in the state from having to repay a 10% retroactive cut in the program's reimbursements. Medi-Cal is California's Medicaid program. Overall, the
Brown's revised budget adds teacher pension shortfall, health care costsSFGate (blog)
Governor's budget directs new money to health care, pensionsSacramento Business Journal
California Governor Jerry Brown 2014 May Budget Revision Expands Health Sierra Sun Times

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May 142014
 

Marketplace.org
One piece of healthcare jargon worth knowing
Marketplace.org
In healthcare there's a ton of mind-numbing jargon – "providers", "carriers", "the dual eligibles", "fee-for-service". But if there's one acronym that should take up just a bit of brain space – other than the ACA, which stands for the Affordable Care
The Key to Lower Health Care Costs Is in Your HandsThe Fiscal Times

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May 142014
 
If 'clean,' big data can improve US health care
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Less medical privacy may be good for your health. A growing body of research has found that information Americans share on social media websites about their health and lifestyle is more up to date and accurate than what they share …

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May 142014
 
Report: Healthcare under fire in Syria
Aljazeera.com
Syrian government and opposition forces have systematically attacked healthcare professionals and facilities in the country over the past three years, a report by the US-based group, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), has alleged. The report released

May 142014
 
Maine consultant to weigh health care needs, sustainability in Northern Berkshires
Berkshire Eagle
NORTH ADAMS — The state has retained a Portland, Maine, consulting firm to study Berkshire County's health care needs with a focus on what medical services are needed and sustainable in Northern Berkshire County. Stroudwater Associates specializes in …

May 142014
 

CNBC.com
Health care database will post negotiated prices
Sacramento Business Journal
Three of the nation's biggest health insurance companies are working with a nonprofit research institute to develop and post detailed information online about health care prices and quality. Kathy Robertson: Senior Staff Writer- Sacramento Business
Finally! The chance to compare health-care costsCNBC.com
Health Insurance Giants To Unveil Price Information In 2015Forbes
Insurers to publish healthcare prices onlineThe Hill (blog)
Pittsburgh Business Times -Kansas City Star -ModernHealthcare.com
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May 142014
 

The Guardian
Health Care Workers Under Attack in Syria, Doctors Say
New York Times
Syrian government forces in the country's civil war have systematically attacked doctors and other medical workers in rebel-held areas and are responsible for 90percent of the confirmed assaults on health care facilities in the country, Physicians for
Assad regime targets Syrian healthcare systemThe Guardian

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May 142014
 
Healthcare Dives Into Big Data
InformationWeek (blog)
With the mandated adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), many healthcare professionals for the first time got centralized access to patient records. Now they're figuring out how to use all this information. Although the healthcare industry has

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May 142014
 

UPI.com
Two healthcare workers in Florida may have MERS after treating patient
UPI.com
However, one of the healthcare workers started showing symptoms just a day after treating the patient — a man who lives and works in Saudi Arabia who flew home to Florida to visit family — and the incubation period for MERS-CoV is usually about five
2 health care workers exposed to MERS patient had flu-like symptomsCNN
Florida Healthcare Workers Being Tested For Deadly MERS InfectionRedOrbit
Orlando MERS patient may have exposed manyModernHealthcare.com
WXYZ
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May 142014
 

Forbes
Disruptive Healthcare Start-up Oscar Raises $80 Million, Valuation Nears $1
Forbes
The technology-based health insurance company founded by Josh Kushner (Thrive Capital), Kevin Nazemi and Mario Schlosser today announced quietly on its Tumblr page it has raised an $80 million investment round. Sources close to the deal say the …
Oscar, The Startup That's Trying To Shake Up Healthcare, Just Raised $80 MillionBusiness Insider
Oscar, The Startup That's Trying To Shake Up Healthcare, Just Raised $US80 Business Insider Australia

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