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Doctors Urged to Practice 'Conservative Diagnosis'

Joyce Frieden, MedPage Today, October 2, 2015

How CMS Aims to Prevent 1M Heart Attacks, Strokes

Rene Letourneau, for HealthLeaders Media, October 2, 2015

Health law's program to ease insurers' risks has shortfall, US officials say

The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2015

Obamacare 'Cadillac tax': Who wants it, and who won't pay

CNBC, October 2, 2015

The costs of racial disparities in healthcare

Harvard Business Review, October 2, 2015

Podcast: Pathologic profiling—Dr. Otis Brawley on cancer overdiagnosis

Health News Review, October 2, 2015

Kids with Ebola, bird flu or TB? Texas Children's Hospital will be ready

NPR / Houston Public Media, October 2, 2015

Healthcare companies are making a big blunder by not cranking up their social media presence

Business Insider, October 2, 2015

Why doctors are rethinking breast cancer treatment

Time, October 2, 2015

Doctors often uncomfortable soliciting donations from patients

Reuters, October 2, 2015

When Academics Sit on For-Profit Boards, Questions Arise

John Commins, for HealthLeaders Media, October 1, 2015

ICD-10: Post-Implementation Challenges

Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, October 1, 2015

Injury toll in US in 2013: $671 billion

U.S. News & World Report / HealthDay News, October 1, 2015

How some AL hospitals quietly drug test new mothers—without their consent

ProPublica /, October 1, 2015

Reducing emergency room use by targeting 'super utilizers'

The Baltimore Sun, October 1, 2015

NJ Supreme Court sides with doctor on malpractice, October 1, 2015

PA insurance officials will review 'balance billing', October 1, 2015

Jefferson Parish may lease West Jefferson Medical Center to private operator

The New Orleans Advocate, October 1, 2015

BRF battles hospital takeover in federal, state court

The Shreveport Times, October 1, 2015

UAMS now sharing patient reviews of physicians

The Washington Times / Associated Press, October 1, 2015


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