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October 31, 2014
Aetna Cuts 4 New Accountable Care Deals
What's Your Growth Prescription?
HHS, DHS chiefs to testify on Ebola funding
Nurses to hold Ebola protests in 13 states
Less than half of doctors in insurance directories may be available
Study: Doctors using EHRs spend more time on administrative tasks
CA doctors accused of abusing drugs, alcohol and over-prescribing
October 30, 2014
Abington Health, Jefferson Health Plan '100% Equal' Merger
The Case for Recycling Surgical Supplies
ME nurse vows to fight Ebola quarantine order
Two years after Sandy, FEMA aid to hospitals questioned
Epic Systems makes strategic next moves for expansion
Bellevue workers, worn out from treating Ebola patient, face stigma outside hospital
Honeywell facing lawsuit over health tests
Cleveland Clinic-IBM Watson collaboration highlighted at Medical Innovation Summit
October 29, 2014
Ballot Initiative Pits Providers Against Payers in SD
HCA to Acquire CareNow Urgent Care Centers
Obama defends CDC's Ebola rules
Major medical groups endorse Ebola guidelines
CT tries to find quarantine compromise
Mercy Health System merging with Rockford Health System
Montefiore CEO Safyer says bigger is better in healthcare
Hospitals' dirty little secret: Caregivers sharing clinical data via personal phones
October 28, 2014
Federal Appeals Court Mulls Observation Status
'Leadership Gap' Threatens MU Momentum, Says AMA
CDC tweaks Ebola guidelines for travelers
NJ to release quarantined nurse
Q&A about care of Dallas Ebola patient who died
Some doctors wary of taking insurance exchange patients
Health insurance agencies hiring for Obamacare changes
Is surgery safer at a teaching hospital?
Study: Emails between patients, physicians tripled over 10 years
In the hospital, a bad translation can destroy a life
October 27, 2014
CFOs as Healthcare Change Agents
Ebola: Nurses Demand 'Tools We Need' to Fight Infection
Ebola: Lawmakers, Healthcare Leaders Clash Over Quarantines
White House preparing guidelines for returning healthcare workers
Healthcare workers say Ebola quarantines aren't the answer
As insurers try to limit costs, providers hit patients with more separate fees
Insurers' consumer data isn't ready for enrollees
Partners HealthCare leader to step down
Salesforce to make big push into healthcare industry
The rise of retail healthcare clinics in America
Opinion: Social skills and leadership in healthcare—The case for boosting doctors' EQ
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
HHS chief rallies docs to boost Obamacare enrollment
How Medicare 'self-referral' thrives on loophole
Knowing prices tied to lower healthcare spending
Opinion: Ebola will elevate respect for nurses
Primary care doctors to patients: Don't forget about us
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
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
Phoenix VA hospital fails outside compliance review
TX hospital ex-CEO, 3 others convicted in Medicare fraud case
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 Top-Ranked MA Plans Earn Their Stars
Pentagon plans Ebola response team to assist US hospitals
Hospitals sweat potential Ebola liability
'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
GA's rural hospitals teeter as solutions are debated
Open enrollment puts varied impact of healthcare law back in focus
Topeka hospitals look to partnerships to reduce supply costs
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
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?
Administration signals doubts about calculator permitting plans without hospital benefits
Hackensack University Medical Center announces merger with Meridian Health
When doctors and nurses work together
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
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
Opinion: Busting the myth of uncontrollable healthcare costs
Carondelet Health agrees to sell its two Kansas City area hospitals to Prime Healthcare Services
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'
Dem senator pushes to restore $120M in hospital funding
Hospitals across Hudson salute emergency room nurses
Many ways to check up on your hospital
October 13, 2014
CDC will offer more Ebola training to healthcare workers
Prime to buy 6 Catholic hospitals in CA, SEIU opposes deal
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
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
Dollars for dudes: Almost no women among medical industry's top-paid speakers, consultants
CA prescription database privacy case heads for legal showdown
After CA hospitals unite, labor divide deepens
Private company takes over MO emergency department
October 8, 2014
Georgia Mulls FEDs to Replace Rural Hospitals
Observation Status Sparks Legal Firestorm
Healthcare workers face Ebola risks
Walmart to end health insurance coverage for some part-time workers
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
Shorter doc training not tied to worse outcomes, study shows
'Instagram for doctors' to be launched in Europe
October 7, 2014
Toward Health Information Exchange
Medical schools change how students prepare for work
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
Augusta (GA) hospitals critique bids
Following evangelicals, traditional Catholics create a health insurance alternative
Facebook plots first steps into 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
Proton center closure doesn't slow new construction
Arson finding deepens mystery of hospital exec's death
Baptist Hospital system to lay off 112 workers
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'
Analysis: Government's new doctor payments website worthy of a recall marks a year, with plenty left to do
National nursing shortage fueled by lack of teachers
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
Doctors find barriers to sharing digital medical records
Mission Health (NC) sheds 130 jobs
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