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October 23, 2014
After Ebola patient cured, NE hospital takes cautions anew
Partners HealthCare M&A Deal Under Scrutiny
Reducing Readmissions Starts with Better Collaboration
CDC shifts into overdrive on Ebola
As virus spreads, insurers exclude Ebola from new policies
Some US hospitals weigh withholding care to Ebola patients
CA Prop. 46 pits doctors against lawyers
Deal completed, Tufts, Lowell General look to expand
Colorado Springs Health Partners gets new owner; patients unlikely to see changes
Hospital patients rarely wash their hands, may spread disease
Americans' trust in doctors is falling
Opinion: Shellshock & why EHRs need updating
October 22, 2014
'Overtreatment' Debate Circles Back to Lung Cancer Screening
Defensive Medicine Still Prevalent Despite Tort Reform
Medical costs up to 20% higher with hospital-owned physician groups
More insurers put spending limits on medical treatments
Dallas hospital will no longer treat Ebola
Hospitals' struggles to beat back familiar infections began before Ebola arrived
MA makes the biggest push yet to make healthcare prices public
Demand jumps for protective equipment as Ebola cases spur hospitals into action
Health IT interoperability up to market, say feds
Phoenix VA hospital fails outside compliance review
TX hospital ex-CEO, 3 others convicted in Medicare fraud case
Could virtual care heal the health system?
October 21, 2014
House Calls Key to Pioneer ACO Success
Readmissions: No Quick Fix to Costly Hospital Challenge
CDC issues new guidelines for Ebola care
Diagnosing Ebola: Why isn’t there a rapid, reliable test?
CA nurses' union pulls Ebola into contract talks
OSHA's new rules for Ebola and other diseases could be years away
Could robots aid in the Ebola fight?
Poll: Most doctors give Obamacare low grades
Few motives to fix busted health data
New doctors site rates for experience, quality
October 20, 2014
How Hospitals Can Become 'Upstreamists'
How Top-Ranked MA Plans Earn Their Stars
Pentagon plans Ebola response team to assist US hospitals
Hospitals sweat potential Ebola liability
CEO of TX hospital group apologizes for mistakes in Ebola cases
'I can no longer defend my hospital': Dallas nurse says Texas Health Presbyterian unprepared for Ebola
US to issue new Ebola care guidelines, watch lists to shrink
Medicare patients pay more for rural hospital services
GA's rural hospitals teeter as solutions are debated
Topeka hospitals look to partnerships to reduce supply costs
October 17, 2014
Obama Names 'Ebola Czar'
CMS Offers Some ACOs $114M for 'Upfront' Costs
WellPoint Dominates Nearly Half of Markets, AMA Says
CDC admits to mistakes in Ebola protocol
Poll: Most Americans confident in CDC to handle Ebola
For hospitals and clinics: Insurance to protect against losses from Ebola
AHA defends Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
What should Ebola healthcare workers wear?
Poll: Many unaware how Ebola is spread
Administration signals doubts about calculator permitting plans without hospital benefits
At the intersection of health, healthcare, and policy
Hackensack University Medical Center announces merger with Meridian Health
When doctors and nurses work together
CMS' new investment model will help ACOs with health IT
October 16, 2014
Women's Health and Gender-Specific Guidelines
It's not just Ebola. Healthcare is pretty dangerous work.
Ebola: Second TX Nurse Diagnosed After Improper Protective Gear Application
Providers Ask HHS to Address EHR Interoperability Barriers
Lax US guidelines on Ebola led to poor hospital training, experts say
Dallas hospital learned its Ebola protocols while struggling to save mortally ill patient
Obama urges 'aggressive' monitoring of Ebola threat in US
Can Dallas hospital recover from Ebola transmissions?
Union warns of Ebola nightmare for nurses
Study: Don't expect big healthcare savings from medical malpractice reform
Spike in ER, hospitalization use short-lived after Medicaid expansion
Univ. Of Maryland first East Coast medical center to offer proton therapy
The unexpected costs of medicare
October 15, 2014
The Drug Price Reform Debate
Solutions to Healthcare's 'Obvious Corruption' Visible
Ebola: CDC Offers Rapid Response to Hospitals
Ebola in TX: Second healthcare worker tests positive
76 hospital workers at risk of Ebola infection
No more Ebola whac-a-mole
Health professionals predict onslaught of nervous patients
CDC announces faster test for enterovirus D68
Carondelet Health agrees to sell its two Kansas City area hospitals to Prime Healthcare Services
Opinion: Busting the myth of uncontrollable healthcare costs
Stolen medical data is now a hot commodity
Google testing virtual doctor service
October 14, 2014
16 Medicare Advantage Plans Earn 5-Star Ratings
Ebola: CDC Seeks to 'Immediately' Change Hospital Procedures
Infected Dallas nurse ID'd; gets transfusion from Ebola survivor
Dedicated Ebola hospitals sought after nurse's infection
CDC makes safety improvements at Presbyterian to reduce staff's Ebola risk
Nurses union: Hospitals not prepared for Ebola; 'huge vacuum in credibility, implementation'
Daughters of Charity and post-Obamacare Silicon Valley: More healthcare turmoil ahead?
Dem senator pushes to restore $120M in hospital funding
Why some Medicare outpatients pay more at MN's rural hospitals
80% of NY hospitals face Medicare reimbursement penalties
There are more healthcare accelerators than ever, but do they work?
Hospitals across Hudson salute emergency room nurses
Many ways to check up on your hospital
October 13, 2014
NM hospital sued over data breach
Small hospitals face big challenges
McLaren still battling to build new hospital in MI
October 10, 2014
Hospitals Battle Unions Over Mandatory Flu Shots for Nurses
Non-Profit Health Plans Want Tax-Status Disclosure on HIX
Hospital releases new details about Dallas Ebola victim's treatment
HHS: There may be more Ebola cases
Flagship Baylor hospital in Dallas at risk of losing federal funding
No increase in Medicare Part B premiums
Medicaid, often criticized, is popular with its customers
Hidden costs for 'fully covered' care can slam patients' wallets
The CDC is carefully controlling Ebola fears
Rural communities struggle to keep doctors
Fake Ebola patients help hospitals prepare for next case
4 things we've learned about Enterovirus D68, and 1 mystery
October 9, 2014
Rural Primary Care Challenges Extend Beyond Physician Supply
Building Healthcare Facilities for Quality
First Ebola patient diagnosed in US dies; possible second case discounted
Many Medicare outpatients pay more at rural hospitals, federal report says
Dollars for dudes: Almost no women among medical industry's top-paid speakers, consultants
Risks of performing surgery during Ebola outbreak outlined
MA becomes first state to require price tags for healthcare
CA prescription database privacy case heads for legal showdown
After CA hospitals unite, labor divide deepens
Private company takes over MO emergency department
Why Americans are drowning in medical debt
October 8, 2014
Georgia Mulls FEDs to Replace Rural Hospitals
Observation Status Sparks Legal Firestorm
Healthcare workers face Ebola risks
One US hospital's strategy for stopping Ebola's advance
Is healthcare just another chaotic, low-wage job?
Community Health Systems to buy minority shares of Natchez (MS) hospital
CMS to extend Meaningful Use hardship exemption deadline
Shorter doc training not tied to worse outcomes, study shows
Opinion: Doctors who don't know how to talk about death
'Instagram for doctors' to be launched in Europe
October 7, 2014
Toward Health Information Exchange
PPACA Still Faces Hurdles, Academics Say
LifePoint to Enter Wisconsin Market
4 Lessons from American who survived Ebola-Like virus
How drug discounts for the poor became a windfall for hospitals
Local hospitals invest in 'germ zapping' robots to decrease infection rates
October 6, 2014
Q&A: Former Texas Health Exec on Ebola's Impact
Teaching Hospitals' Conflict-of-Interest Policies Fall Short, Students Say
CDC Chief Stresses Infection Control Measures in Ebola Fight
What happens to hospital business when Ebola is in the ER?
US hospitals not prepared for Ebola virus, says nurses union
Scarier than Ebola: Human error
Phoenix Children's Hospital, billionaire entrepreneur target cancer
Augusta (GA) hospitals critique bids
Following evangelicals, traditional Catholics create a health insurance alternative
Military hospitals perform 'statistically worse' for some measures of childbirth care
Opinion: Judge refuses to be pushed around by Partners HealthCare
Opinion: Ads for healthcare services do little good
October 3, 2014
Before Ebola failure, Dallas hospital saw long emergency waits
NIH official: Ignoring Ebola patient's travel history 'not excusable'
Doctor dons Ebola protection suit to protest CDC
Medicare fines 2,610 hospitals in third round of readmission penalties
What Obamacare needs to do in year two
Proton center closure doesn't slow new construction
Arson finding deepens mystery of hospital exec's death
Hospitals step up apology process around medical errors
Baptist Hospital system to lay off 112 workers
How often do patients arrive late to appointments?
10 Best Practices to Improve Medical Debt Collection
Debt Collection Becoming More Necessary for Physicians
Hospital: EHR Flaw Obscured Ebola Patient's Travel Note
Health regulators not rushing to probe Dallas hospital's handling of Ebola patient
October 2, 2014
Report: Hospital protocol failed in TB outbreak
8 in 10 Doctors 'Overextended' or at 'Full Capacity'
Integrating Mental Health and Primary Care
Another court strikes down Obamacare subsidies in 36 states
More Ebola cases in USA likely, health experts say
Analysis: Government's new doctor payments website worthy of a recall marks a year, with plenty left to do
The healthcare system falls apart when you're a complex patient
National nursing shortage fueled by lack of teachers
Hospital infections with C. difficile level off
Minneapolis VA studying alternatives to pain meds
Eliminate the waiting room
October 1, 2014
Open Payments Site Launches to User Complaints
Payer Calls for More Primary Care Docs, Team Care
Dallas hospital diagnoses first patient with Ebola
Our first dive into the new open payments system
Obamacare power moves to states
Doctors find barriers to sharing digital medical records
Mission Health (NC) sheds 130 jobs
CT law requires hospitals to tell patients of observation status
25 years of health IT: Highs & lows
Opinion: Medical mergers are driving up health costs
NJ Supreme Court ruling protects confidentiality of hospital's investigation in medical malpractice case