Aug 082014
 
Young pro: McKee COO navigates health care changes
The Coloradoan
Answer: I am responsible for the day-to-day operations of McKee Medical Center, an acute care Banner Health hospital licensed for 115 beds. I provide management oversight to ensure high-quality, cost-effective integrated care is being provided across

Aug 082014
 
County health facilities, agencies set five-year plan
Chronicle-Telegram
ELYRIA — A five-year plan to help more Lorain County residents find primary health care doctors, lose weight, exercise more, stop smoking and seek needed mental health services is in the works in a collaboration including nine of the county's largest
Lorain County health plan unveiledThe Morning Journal

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Aug 082014
 

NPR
Electronic health records were supposed to be everywhere this year. They're
Washington Post (blog)
Welcome to Health Reform Watch, Jason Millman's regular look at how the Affordable Care Act is changing the American health-care system — and being changed by it. You can reach Jason with questions, comments and suggestions here. Check back every …
Retirement Health-Care Costs: The Swing FactorsMorningstar.com
The other health care revolution: accountabilityPhilly.com (blog)

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Aug 082014
 
Health|In New Calculus on Smoking, It's Health Gained vs. Pleasure Lost
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Rarely has the concept of happiness caused so much consternation in public health circles. Buried deep in the federal government's voluminous new tobacco regulations is a little-known cost-benefit calculation that public health experts

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Aug 082014
 

WJLA
Boost for vets' health: Obama signs new VA law at Ft. Belvoir
WJLA
Expanding the VA staff by hiring thousands of doctors, nurses and mental health counselors – another key component of the law – will take months to get underway and years to complete, VA officials said. Opening 27 new clinics across the country will
Obama signs veterans health care billUSA TODAY
First Edition: August 8, 2014Kaiser Health News
Obama Signs Veterans' Health Care OverhaulABC News

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Aug 082014
 
Trillium Health CEO Jay Rudman to retire
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Jay Rudman didn't wear a doctor's white coat and didn't see patients, but he was involved in their treatment through the nearly 14 years he led Trillium Health. As president and chief executive officer, Rudman put the patient first and developed a

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Aug 082014
 

Yahoo News
WHO declares Ebola epidemic a global health emergency
Yahoo News
Defining the epidemic a public health emergency of international concern — a label only used twice before, during the H1N1 swine flu pandemic in 2009 and last May for the reemergence of polio — "alerts the world to the need for high vigilance," Chan

Aug 082014
 
Kids at high-performing charter schools make better health decisions: study
Reuters
"A substantial body of evidence has shown a strong link between education and health. This link suggests that improving the education may lead to many societal benefits including better health and reduction in health disparities," said lead researcher Dr.

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Aug 082014
 

Fox News
Ebola outbreak declared a public health emergency by World Health Organization
Fox News
LONDON – The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread. It is the largest and longest outbreak ever recorded
WHO Declares Ebola in West Africa a Health EmergencyNew York Times
WHO declares Ebola epidemic an international health emergencyReuters
Ebola Virus Outbreak Is Public Health Emergency, World Health Organization SaysWall Street Journal
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Aug 082014
 

Forbes
Health Care For $4: Are You Ready For Walmart To Be Your Doctor?
Forbes
After years of “Will they or won't they?” discussion, Walmart is making its long-awaited move into delivering primary care: The retailer has quietly opened a half-dozen primary care clinics across South Carolina and Texas, and plans to launch six more
Primary Care Now on Sale in Walmart's Health AisleYahoo Health
In Ambitious Bid, Walmart Seeks Foothold in Primary Care ServicesNew York Times
Wal-Mart opens health clinicsAllentown Morning Call

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