Nov 202014
 
$148M could be saved if mental health gets better attention, study says
NJ.com
The report, produced by the Center for State Health Policy, found that more than a third of the $880 million in hospitalization costs in the 13 communities it studied were associated with behavioral health issues such as mental health disorders and
Better behavioral health management can improve health, lower costsNews-Medical.net

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Nov 202014
 

Yahoo Health
The Number One Health Risk for Successful Women
Yahoo Health
After accounting for life changes and other factors that might have negative mental health outcomes, the study authors found that job authority decreases symptoms of depression in men, but significantly increases those symptoms in women. The study is …

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Nov 202014
 

CBS News
How the health of America's seniors stacks up
CBS News
Seniors in America have more chronic health problems and take more medications than seniors in 10 other industrialized countries do, according to a new global survey. The United States also stood out among the 11 nations surveyed by The Commonwealth …
US Seniors' Health Poorest, Global Survey ShowsWebMD
Health for American Seniors Better in Some Areas, Worse in OthersU.S. News & World Report (blog)
Sicker seniors: US elder health lags other nationsCNBC

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Nov 202014
 

azcentral.com
Few employers dropping health benefits, surveys find
Washington Post
A year after the advent of new insurance marketplaces for individuals and small businesses under the health-care law, just 1 percent of employers said they have decided to stop offering health coverage for 2015, one survey said. There was relatively
Arizona employers shift health costs to workersazcentral.com
Survey: Upstate employers expect health benefit costs to rise 6.4 percent in 2015The Post-Standard – syracuse.com
Southland employers expect 4.8% hike in health-benefit costsLos Angeles Times
Omaha World-Herald -Kansas City Star -HeraldNet
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Nov 202014
 

ABC News
Polls: Employers Still Prioritize Health Coverage
ABC News
A poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that companies that offer health insurance see it as a key tool to attract workers and keep them on the job. But they're also sweating the expense, with 86 percent citing

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Nov 202014
 

Entrepreneur
5 Lessons Learned From Successful Health-Tech Startups
Entrepreneur
Funding for health IT has reached more than $956 million in 2014, according to an October 2014 study by HIT Consultant, bringing with it an explosion of startups. Additionally, changes in our healthcare system have brought opportunities to grow health

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Nov 202014
 

Christian Science Monitor
Immigration 101: Will illegal immigrants now have health coverage?
Christian Science Monitor
Uninsured patients fill out paperwork at Wesley Health Center in downtown Phoenix in this 2013 file photo. President Obama will use executive action to shield millions of immigrants form deportation, but they will not be eligible for health benefits
Obama's Immigration Plan Could Shield Five MillionNew York Times

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Nov 202014
 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aaron Rodgers counting on health routine to keep him on top for years
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
But he's always looking to evolve, as a person and as a quarterback, and by tweaking a few health and wellness habits in the last year, he said he feels so good he has convinced himself he can play well into his late 30s and even his 40s. Hot yoga

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Nov 202014
 

MLive.com
Seven senior executives leave Metro Health ahead of partnership with
MLive.com
WYOMING, MI – Seven key members of Metro Health's leadership team – including the chief operating officer who started in May – are no longer working for the hospital, officials confirmed. In preparation for an affiliation with Community Health Systems, …

Nov 202014
 

MarketWatch
Health insurance costs have nowhere to go but up
CBS News
Its open-enrollment time for employers and their employees, the time when employees must choose a health insurance plan or confirm they'll remain on their current coverage for 2015. This is also the time when folks are eligible to purchase an
Why Obamacare won't stop the health-care cost crisisMarketWatch
Why Should We Care About Universal Health Insurance Coverage?Forbes
Health Care Law Recasts Insurers as Obama AlliesNew York Times
KHTS Radio -The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines -Boston Globe
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