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October 24, 2014
Roundtable: Changing Culture, Leading Strategy at Healthcare Organizations
Slideshow: Population Health—Are You as Ready as You Think You Are?
Doctor in New York City is sick with Ebola
HHS prescribes $840 million to help doctors transform their practices
Ebola misdiagnosis: Experts examine EHR lessons
HHS chief rallies docs to boost Obamacare enrollment
How Medicare 'self-referral' thrives on loophole
Knowing prices tied to lower healthcare spending
Report: Taxpayer data on Obamacare state exchanges at risk
Opinion: Ebola will elevate respect for nurses
Primary care doctors to patients: Don't forget about us
October 23, 2014
Partners HealthCare M&A Deal Under Scrutiny
Reducing Readmissions Starts with Better Collaboration
As virus spreads, insurers exclude Ebola from new policies
Some US hospitals weigh withholding care to Ebola patients
New for 2015: Obamacare insurers' opt-out clause
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
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
TX hospital ex-CEO, 3 others convicted in Medicare fraud case
October 21, 2014
House Calls Key to Pioneer ACO Success
CDC issues new guidelines for Ebola care
Poll: Most doctors give Obamacare low grades
Documents show $415 million funding gap between state, federal health insurance expectations
Opinion: Why health insurance companies are doomed
October 20, 2014
How Hospitals Can Become 'Upstreamists'
How Top-Ranked MA Plans Earn Their Stars
Medicare patients pay more for rural hospital services
Open enrollment puts varied impact of healthcare law back in focus
Topeka hospitals look to partnerships to reduce supply costs
Unable to meet the deductible or the doctor
October 17, 2014
CMS Offers Some ACOs $114M for 'Upfront' Costs
WellPoint Dominates Nearly Half of Markets, AMA Says
CDC admits to mistakes in Ebola protocol
For hospitals and clinics: Insurance to protect against losses from Ebola
Administration signals doubts about calculator permitting plans without hospital benefits
At the intersection of health, healthcare, and policy
CMS' new investment model will help ACOs with health IT
October 16, 2014
Women's Health and Gender-Specific Guidelines
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
Study: Don't expect big healthcare savings from medical malpractice reform
Spike in ER, hospitalization use short-lived after Medicaid expansion
The unexpected costs of medicare
If you like your insurance, can you keep it this time around?
October 15, 2014
The Drug Price Reform Debate
Solutions to Healthcare's 'Obvious Corruption' Visible
How the new Healthcare.gov stacks up with the old
Opinion: Busting the myth of uncontrollable healthcare costs
Stolen medical data is now a hot commodity
October 14, 2014
16 Medicare Advantage Plans Earn 5-Star Ratings
Ebola: CDC Seeks to 'Immediately' Change Hospital Procedures
Daughters of Charity and post-Obamacare Silicon Valley: More healthcare turmoil ahead?
Why some Medicare outpatients pay more at MN's rural hospitals
80% of NY hospitals face Medicare reimbursement penalties
October 13, 2014
Pressure to Settle Medicare Appeals Mounting
U.S. finds many failures in Medicare health plans
CA health exchange awards millions in no-bid contracts
Increasing number of FL hospitals facing Medicare fines for readmissions
Opinion: Spiritual counseling to keep hospital bills lower
October 10, 2014
Hospitals Battle Unions Over Mandatory Flu Shots for Nurses
Non-Profit Health Plans Want Tax-Status Disclosure on HIX
Healthcare.gov hit by minor glitch and functionality questions
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
Rural communities struggle to keep doctors
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
Healthcare.gov likely ready for record-breaking traffic
Many Medicare outpatients pay more at rural hospitals, federal report says
MA becomes first state to require price tags for healthcare
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
Testing of Healthcare.gov to be kept confidential
Walmart to end health insurance coverage for some part-time workers
Is healthcare just another chaotic, low-wage job?
CMS to extend Meaningful Use hardship exemption deadline
October 7, 2014
Toward Health Information Exchange
PPACA Still Faces Hurdles, Academics Say
Obamacare enrollment: Second year an even tougher challenge
Health plan cancellations are coming, but for relatively rew
What you need to know about Obamacare's cost-cutting measures
How drug discounts for the poor became a windfall for hospitals
Healthcare big data debate: Public good vs. privacy
PA regulators: Highmark Medicare plan violates consent decree
October 6, 2014
Q&A: Former Texas Health Exec on Ebola's Impact
What happens to hospital business when Ebola is in the ER?
US hospitals not prepared for Ebola virus, says nurses union
Augusta (GA) hospitals critique bids
Following evangelicals, traditional Catholics create a health insurance alternative
Facebook plots first steps into healthcare
Opinion: Judge refuses to be pushed around by Partners HealthCare
Opinion: Ads for healthcare services do little good
October 3, 2014
Medicare fines 2,610 hospitals in third round of readmission penalties
What Obamacare needs to do in year two
10 Best Practices to Improve Medical Debt Collection
Debt Collection Becoming More Necessary for Physicians
October 2, 2014
Integrating Mental Health and Primary Care
Another court strikes down Obamacare subsidies in 36 states
Analysis: Government's new doctor payments website worthy of a recall
Healthcare.gov marks a year, with plenty left to do
HHS is hiding health insurance rate hikes, former official charges
The healthcare system falls apart when you're a complex patient
October 1, 2014
Open Payments Site Launches to User Complaints
Payer Calls for More Primary Care Docs, Team Care
Obamacare power moves to states
Opinion: Medical mergers are driving up health costs
Private health insurance exchanges poised for 'hypergrowth'