Aug 192014
 

NBC Chicago (blog)
Council to hold hearing on closing of city mental health clinics
Chicago Tribune
More than two years after Mayor Rahm Emanuel closed six of the city's mental health clinics, patients, unions and other critics that continue to oppose the move are getting a hearing on the matter. They contend many patients “fell into severe
Mental Health Clinics Should Be Reopened, Activists SayDNAinfo
Opinion: Mayor, Council Still Owe Answer On Mental Health Clinic ClosuresNBC Chicago (blog)
Mental health advocates blast Emanuel's clinic closingsChicago Sun-Times
WLS-TV
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Aug 192014
 

Wall Street Journal
Risks Create Tumult for Tech, Health-Care Firms
Wall Street Journal
Seismic shifts in the technology and health-care sectors highlight why executives are divided or undecided about taking financial and strategic risks. At the same time, the number of geopolitical tinderboxes has multiplied, raising the stakes for

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Aug 192014
 

wnep.com
Owner of Commonwealth Health says Data for 4.5 Million Patients Hacked
wnep.com
FRANKLIN, TENN — Community Health Systems, the owner of Commonwealth Health in Northeastern Pennsylvania announced Monday that it was the target of a cyber attack affecting millions of patients' data. In a filing with the U. S. Security and Exchange …

Aug 192014
 
Health summit details programs, services for Lake County veterans and their
Lake County News Sun
Health officials are reporting progress in developing a list of services and programs available to veterans and their families in Lake County. The update was provided Tuesday during the second annual Mental Health Summit at the Captain James A. Lovell …

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Aug 192014
 

NPR (blog)
Pittsburgh Health Care Giants Take Fight To Each Other's Turf
NPR (blog)
Pittsburgh's dominant health insurance company and its largest healthcare provider are, essentially, getting a divorce. For decades, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center worked together. But as the line between …

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Aug 192014
 

Fox News
Liberian health workers receiving experimental drug showing signs of recovery
Fox News
In this photo taken Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, health worker wearing protective clothing and equipment, out of fear for the deadly Ebola virus, sit at a desk at the Kenema Government Hospital situated in the Eastern Province in Kenema, 300 kilometers
Ebola: UN health agency reports encouraging signs in Nigeria, GuineaUN News Centre
In Africa: Ebola Epidemic Exposes Underlying Cracks in the Health SystemHuffington Post
World Health Organization: Ebola has killed more than 1200WRTV Indianapolis
Minneapolis Star Tribune -U.S. News & World Report -New York Daily News
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Aug 192014
 

WTSP 10 News
Bayfront Health's owner reports data breach
WTSP 10 News
St. Petersburg, Florida – It is still not clear how many — if any — patients from Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg were affected by a security breach reported by its owner, Community Health Systems, that affected 4.5 million people. The company says

Aug 192014
 

wnep.com
Commonwealth Health Reacts to Data Breach
wnep.com
Community Health Systems runs several hospitals and clinics in our area, some of them under the name Commonwealth Health, including Regional Hospital of Scranton and Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre General, Berwick Hospital, Tyler …
Health care data breaches have hit 30M patients and countingWashington Post (blog)
Community Health Systems hacked; Missouri, Illinois hospitals affectedfox2now.com
Community Health Systems Says Its Suffered Criminal CyberattackWall Street Journal
New York Times (blog) -The Tennessean -USA TODAY
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Aug 192014
 
Report workforce health data publicly, to benefit workers, companies and investors
Washington Post
How would you react if your boss asked for your blood pressure? What about your smoking habits? Or your Body Mass Index? What if everyone in your workplace was asked to report his or her health metrics – privately and confidentially – as part of an

Aug 192014
 

NPR (blog)
Mental Health Cops Help Reweave Social Safety Net In San Antonio
NPR (blog)
It's almost 4 p.m., and police officers Ernest Stevens and Ned Bandoske have been driving around town in their unmarked black SUV since early this morning. The officers are part of San Antonio's mental health squad — a six-person unit that answers the …

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