Nov 252014
 
Monday Sector Leaders: Services, Healthcare
Forbes
The best performing sector as of midday Monday is the Services sector, up 1.0%. Within the sector, Urban Outfitters (NASD: URBN) and The Gap (NYSE: GPS) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 5.9% and 3.7%, respectively. Among the …

Nov 252014
 

Battle Creek Enquirer
Health care sign-up help available
Battle Creek Enquirer
A series of free events in Battle Creek will guide the public through signing up for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Enroll Calhoun County, a collection of area organizations, will hold a session at Bronson Battle Creek, 300

Nov 252014
 
Rx for Better Health Care: Kindness and Compassion
Philly.com
MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Want to give health care a boost? Try a little kindness, experts say. Various studies suggest that when health care workers approach patients with compassion, patients often heal faster, have less pain and

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Nov 252014
 

Nashville Business Journal (blog)
As drugmakers and hospitals cut costs and sharpen focus, health care deals
Minneapolis Star Tribune
It's all combining to make 2014 the most active year for health care deals in at least two decades. The industry has announced about $438 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions worldwide so far, about 14 percent of the $3.2 trillion total for all
MedSolutions' big sale shows the health care M&A market remains white hotNashville Business Journal (blog)
Health care M&A leads global deal surgeAlbuquerque Journal

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Nov 252014
 

New York Times
Officials: Health Care Website Working As Hoped
CBS Local
Officials say the revamped Massachusetts Health Insurance Exchange website has attracted more than 334,000 visitors in its first full week. The rollout is a sharp contrast to a year ago, when a failed website forced the state to place hundreds of
How to Arrive at the Best Health PoliciesNew York Times
The Faces of Health Care: Amy W.The White House (blog)
Free clinics put bandage on health care gapsLancaster Eagle Gazette
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Nov 252014
 
The Piecemeal Assault on Health Care
New York Times
The Affordable Care Act imposes a 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices, like artificial joints and pacemakers, which will raise $29 billion over the next decade to help pay for health care reform. Last year, the Senate voted 79 to 20 to repeal the

Nov 252014
 
Health Care Delays Lead to Ouster of Veterans Hospital Director in Phoenix
New York Times
Under pressure from Republicans in Congress, the Department of Veterans Affairs on Monday fired the director of its Phoenix medical center, Sharon Helman, six months after she was placed on administrative leave amid revelations that hospital employees …
VA removes Sharon Helman, manager at center of Phoenix health-care scandalWashington Post (blog)

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Nov 252014
 

HealthNewsReview.org
One reporter is crowdsourcing the price of health care
Washington Post (blog)
Trying to shop around for the best deal on health care services can be maddening. So Lisa Aliferis, a health care reporter for KQED News in San Francisco, came up with a simple idea: ask people what charges they're actually seeing on their bills and
Health care consumers in the dark” – no kiddingHealthNewsReview.org

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Nov 252014
 

Daily Beast
My Insurance Company Killed Me, Despite Obamacare
Daily Beast
My health-insurance company has refused to explain why, on every visit, these doctors accepted my Health Republic/MagnaCare card, and assured me I was “in network”… or why the doctors I saw appeared in the insurance company's website of providers…
Are Killers Still in Charge of Our Health Care?Truth-Out

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Nov 252014
 

NPR (blog)
Africa Inspires A Health Care Experiment In New York
NPR (blog)
There's a project in the neighborhood of Harlem in New York that has a through-the-looking-glass quality. An organization called City Health Works is trying to bring an African model of health care delivery to the United States. Usually it works the

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