Aug 282014
 
Federal designation could improve health care access in Wyoming
Casper Star-Tribune Online
“Both residency programs have been providing comprehensive health care to Wyoming residents for more than 30 years and, now that we are a FQHC Look Alike, the benefits will allow us to strengthen our efforts to improve the health and well-being of the …

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Aug 282014
 
The Myth of the Rational Health Care Consumer
Huffington Post
By those definitions, health care is neither a public good nor a private good operating in a perfect market. Too frequently, economists modeling health care fail to understand that markets around health care do not behave rationally, and health care

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Aug 282014
 
Powerful state health-care consultant serves two bosses
Indianapolis Star
For more than a decade, the little-known private consultant has quietly shaped much of Indiana's public health-care policy. The state has paid her millions of dollars for her work — amid a potential conflict of interest that ethics experts say should

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Aug 282014
 

The Atlantic
Healthcare in the Time of Grey's Anatomy
The Atlantic
Admittedly, these medical shows provide a skewed image of the healthcare system at best. Surely no hospital has had as many romantic pairings as the doctors on Grey's (whose 11th season starts next month), and I have to imagine bedpan racing in the …

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Aug 282014
 

FCW.com
All the Companies Making Money From Healthcare.gov in One Chart
Businessweek
The total price tag: almost $800 million, of which about $500 million had been paid as of February 2014, according to the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, which oversees the department responsible for healthcare.gov. CGI Federal …
How you end up spending $800 million on HealthCare.govWashington Post (blog)
$500 million in HealthCare.gov spending explainedFCW.com
Some HealthCare.gov contractors see contract values rise: reportYahoo News
The Weekly Standard (blog)
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Aug 282014
 
New Report Says US Health Care Violates UN Convention on Racism
ColorLines magazine
The report, “Reproductive Injustice: Racial and Gender Discrimination in U.S. Health Care,” was written for U.S. government officials and the United Nations committee tasked with reviewing compliance with the International Convention on the Elimination

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Aug 282014
 

Fox 59
Lawmakers discuss health care issues, high cost coverage
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 28, 2014) – Indiana lawmakers are talking about health care today, as the state continues to wait on approval from the federal government for its proposed Healthy Indiana Plan expansion. In the meantime, there is still more debate

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Aug 282014
 

Forbes
Transforming Healthcare Using An E-Commerce Model
Forbes
Girish Navani wants to do for healthcare what Amazon.com Amazon.com did for e-commerce. His company, eClinicalWorks, develops information technology to connect doctors, patients and insurance companies to make healthcare more efficient and …

Aug 282014
 

Forbes
Cisco CEO John Chambers: American Health Care Is At A Tipping Point
Forbes
“The health care system is the only major industry that has had negative productivity for decades,” Chambers said. “And while the industry uses segments of technology, it tends to be more in silos as opposed to working across the whole system to

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Aug 282014
 

New York Times
Expansion of Mental Health Care Hits Obstacles
New York Times
In January, almost immediately after she got Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act, she had called a community mental health agency seeking help for the depression and anxiety that had so often consumed her. Now she was getting therapy for …
US approves Pennsylvania plan to expand health care to a half-million more low The Republic
Pa Medical Society reacts to decisionFOX43.com
Federal OK means 500000 working poor Pennsylvanians eligible for health The Phillies Files (blog)

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