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Will Proton Beam Therapy Overcome the Cost Conundrum?

Data on proton beam therapy shows increasing promise, but high equipment costs mean that provider adoption and payer coverage remain iffy.

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Interstate Licensure Agreement Adds Two More States

Lena J. Weiner, for HealthLeaders Media, May 29, 2015

Slideshow: Healthcare Leaders on Outpatient Care Spending

HealthLeaders Media Staff, for HealthLeaders Media, May 29, 2015

US judge grills lawyer defending Obama's healthcare law changes

Reuters, May 29, 2015

Cancer is getting more expensive, forcing doctors to take notice

Bloomberg, May 29, 2015

Bill would require CA doctors to check drug database

The Washington Times / Associated Press, May 29, 2015

Opinion: Why doctors are frustrated with digital healthcare

Forbes, May 29, 2015

Healthcare ripe target for labor unions

Washington Bureau, May 29, 2015

JAMA: Teladoc doctors prescribe antibiotics at the same rate as in-person docs

MobiHealthNews, May 29, 2015

Opinion: We need more nurses

The New York Times, May 29, 2015

How to get funding for your healthcare innovation

Dallas Business Journal, May 29, 2015

Reducing Scans, Improving Care

Cheryl Clark, for HealthLeaders Media, May 28, 2015

'Less Is More': The Next Big Thing for Medicine

Joan Stephenson PhD, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today, May 28, 2015

New rule ignites fight over insurer profits

The Hill, May 28, 2015

Obamacare's big overhead costs to top $270B

CNBC, May 28, 2015

FL healthcare commission targets Medicaid costs, pushes for more hospital info

WFSU, May 28, 2015

Antitrust lawsuits target Blue Cross and Blue Shield

The Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2015

New push ties cost of drugs to how well they work

The Wall Street Journal, May 28, 2015

Survey: Many providers use EHRs for data analytics capabilities

iHealthBeat, May 28, 2015

Improved economy, Obamacare boost demand for travel nurses

Kaiser Health News, May 28, 2015

Watch robots transform a CA hospital

NPR, May 28, 2015


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