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Opinion: Misunderstanding ProPublica—Transparency, confidence intervals, and the value of data

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Health Policy Experts Fear the Worst With Payer Mergers

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Bill would add nurses, physician assistants to pharma payments database

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More cancer docs spurn pricey drugs

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Closing a hospital, and fearing for the future

The New York Times, October 9, 2015

Obama signs 14th bill making changes to Obamacare

USA Today, October 9, 2015

Patients who feel ready to leave the hospital are more satisfied

Reuters, October 9, 2015

8 healthcare insights from a longtime Washington insider

Healthcare IT News, October 9, 2015

Opinion: Telemedicine is vital to reforming healthcare delivery

Harvard Business Review, October 9, 2015

MI nurses say they work too much OT

Lansing State Journal, October 9, 2015

How Hospitals are Cutting SSI Rates

Sandra Gittlen, October 8, 2015

Better Discharge Planning May Cut Postpartum Risks

Alexandra Wilson Pecci, for HealthLeaders Media, October 8, 2015

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Gregory A. Freeman, October 8, 2015

Whistleblower doctor warns about hospitals hiring physicians

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State of NJ may bid to buy Newark hospital in bankruptcy, October 8, 2015

New FL physician group to open 12 urgent-care clinics

Orlando Business Journal, October 8, 2015

A mammogram's price can vary by nearly $1,000, study finds

Kaiser Health News, October 8, 2015

NJ health officials say nurse reused syringes while giving flu shots; testing urged

Star Tribune / Associated Press, October 8, 2015

University of Pittsburgh's diabetes treatment technology licensed

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