May 202014
 
Better Healthcare Through Analytics
InformationWeek
When healthcare organizations provide clinicians with data previously hidden within disparate databases and paper files, they can improve treatment and reduce costs, according to a recent gathering of high-level medical professionals. More than 600

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May 202014
 
Company news: Bridget-ann Hart promoted at KPH Healthcare Services
The Post-Standard (blog)
Bridget-ann Hart, R.Ph. has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of KPH Healthcare Services, Inc. KPH Healthcare Services, Inc., formerly Kinney Drugs, Inc. Previously, she served as president of Kinney healthcare services. Hart has

May 202014
 

Reason (blog)
Will Nevada drop its health care exchange, Xerox on Tuesday?
Las Vegas Sun
The Silver State Exchange unveiled a list of options today to repair its online health care enrollment software after a disastrous rollout plagued by technical glitches. The Silver State Exchange's board of directors will meet Tuesday to consider six
States stick to insurance exchange modelsModernHealthcare.com
Nevada is Scrapping Its Obamacare Exchange, Joining Healthcare.govReason (blog)
Nevada latest state to scrap its Obamacare exchangePolitico
The Wire -The National Law Review -Lexology (registration)
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May 202014
 
Better healthcare for the poor
The Hill (blog)
Healthcare reform has largely ignored the poor. The healthcare safety net has far too many holes, and the Affordable Care Act builds on a flawed system of health insurance. Lower income families, especially those enrolled in Medicaid, have a difficult
Study: More women than men delay seeking health careMontgomery Advertiser
People With Chronic Illness Fare Worse Under Cost SharingNew York Times
Alabama's healthcare system losing billions of dollars and falling further behindal.com
National Journal -Bangor Daily News
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May 202014
 

Boston Globe
3-hospital takeover by Partners OK'd
Boston Globe
A court-appointed monitor will closely watch Partners HealthCare System's actions for the next decade as part of a settlement announced Monday between Attorney General Martha Coakley and the state's largest health care company. The preliminary …
AG Inks Deal To Rein In Partners HealthCare, But Does It Go Far Enough?WBUR
Deal to let Partners HealthCare acquire hospitalsBoston Herald

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May 202014
 

Bangor Daily News
Affordable Care Act prompts rural Mainers to sign up for health care through
Bangor Daily News
Susie Beal, an outreach coordinator at Harrington Family Health Center, with Kyle Stanley of Cherryfield, a lead singer and guitarist for a local band and welder whom Beal helped enroll in a new health plan under the Affordable Care Act . Hildegard

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May 202014
 
HealthCare.gov Will Cost Over $1 Billion To Build
Daily Caller
The Obama administration will spend over $1 billion on HealthCare.gov, the still-incomplete Obamacare website, by the end of the year, according to Obama nominee Sylvia Burwell's testimony to Congress. Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander …
Spending on healthcare.gov to break $1 billion markWashington Examiner

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May 202014
 
Across health care boardrooms, that's Madam Chairman to you
Boston Globe
Phyllis Yale, a well-known health care consultant from Bain & Co., will preside over her first full board meeting at Blue Cross Wednesday, while Mary Ann Tocio, the president and chief operating officer of Bright Horizons, was put in charge of Harvard

May 202014
 
VA scandal tells bigger health-care story: Doctor
CNBC.com
The scandal at the Department of Veterans Affairs tells a bigger story about health care that could affect everyday Americans, radiologist Eric Schnipper told CNBC's "Street Signs" Monday. Part of the problem at the VA, which has come under fire for

May 202014
 

Fox News
Dr. Manny: Crime is America's next health care crisis
Fox News
Today, the New York Times reported that New York City has become a major hub for heroin distribution in the Northeast. In 2013, the New York Police Department seized 786 pounds of heroin – the largest amount seen in the past five years. Heroin …

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