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April 30, 2014
A deadly fungus and questions at a hospital
Emanuel: Although 'not a perfect law,' ACA is protecting patients
The healthcare system is so broken, it's time for doctors to strike
Rural GA hospitals struggle to stay open
Opinion: Technology made healthcare expensive. Can it now control costs?
CT hospitals battle medical malpractice costs
Compromise elusive on HCA trauma centers
Layoffs near at KMC; losses reach $3.4M monthly
Opinion: A doctor's declaration of independence
Syracuse hospital says it may be sued over patient slapping
April 29, 2014
We're importing saline from Norway
Health plans scramble to calculate 2015 rates
Poll: Obamacare enrollment surge didn't raise public support
Hospitals push HHS on Obamacare subsidies via charity
Report: Health exchanges' drug coverage confusing
Doctors get millions from Medicare after losing their licenses
Once opposed to ACA, now a convert
Hospitals go clean, post doc reviews
ID board disapproves of telemedicine
Study: Costly breast cancer treatment more common at for-profit hospitals
Opinion: Primary care doctors need more pay, support
April 28, 2014
'Tiering and steering' a contentious issue for local healthcare
In poorest states, political stigma is depressing participation in health law
Debate heating up over CA hospital charity care bill
Behind the scenes, much of is still under construction
Few have sought exemption from healthcare mandate that they have insurance or pay fine
Covered CA executive director says improving healthcare literacy is state's primary task
Healthcare program for New Orleans area uninsured short of money, paper says
How did America end up with this healthcare system?
Opinion: America's broken healthcare system—The role of drug, device manufacturers
Healthcare apps offer patients an active role
April 25, 2014
Veterans languish and die on a VA hospital's secret list
Oregon to abandon Obamacare exchange
CDC: Vaccines save hundreds of thousands of lives
RAND: Medicare should weigh cost in coverage decisions
Rural hospitals face tough choices on computerized records
Physicians find security in the cloud
More than 30 ME doctors victimized in tax fraud case with national reach
Tapping into controversial back surgeries
Opinion: Are med school grads prepared to practice medicine?
Hacker group Anonymous targets Children's Hospital
The secret world of drug-addict doctors
April 24, 2014
Southerners don't like Obamacare. They also don't want to repeal it.
Medicare's $5 billion ambulance tab signals area of abuse
Study questions Obamacare impact on canceled plans
In Seattle, insurers and hospitals complain about new rules
Data governance required for healthcare data warehouse
Opinion: Heartbleed bodes ill for sensitive health data
MIA in the war on cancer: Where are the low-cost treatments?
The case for seeing a nurse instead of a doctor
Wellness programs grow more popular with employers
What big data can't tell us about healthcare
April 23, 2014
US official responsible for reforming Medicare is leaving post
Court strikes down OH hospital merger
Male MDs earn way more than females in Medicare
FDA proposes program for faster approval of medical device
Opinion: Stop the war on the emergency room
Health systems first to combine radiology, EHR
Measure would increase physician assistant ratio in FL
Business tax on Bellingham WA hospital could mean $1.2 million a year for city
Hospitals can speed stroke treatment, but it's not easy
Opinion: The most misused word in healthcare
April 22, 2014
Last-minute change in TN law lets hospitals drop patients
Opinion: ICD-10 delay—What's next for healthcare organizations?
Florida Blue: ACA enrollments 'exceeded expectations' but premiums may rise in 2015
Hospitals challenge observational case designation
AMA report: Doctors support nearly 572,000 jobs
House calls are making a comeback
Salaries rising for fundraisers at top charities
15-minute visits take a toll on the doctor-patient relationship
Court to consider Natchez hospital ombudsman
Intensive care patient to face charges of selling drugs from hospital bed
April 21, 2014
Clock ticking for state exchanges
Democrats confront vexing politics over the healthcare law
Western PA to get taste of TN-style for-profit health care
CU system resets healthcare with $63M personalized medicine division
Rural Maryland lacks healthcare resources
Healthcare spending's recent surge stirs unease
'Heartbleed' exploit forces to reset user passwords
Suddenly health insurance is not for sale
Hospitals trying their hand at insurance provider business
Hospitals get into doctor rating business
April 17, 2014
Health insurance gains since last fall hit 12 million, survey shows
Obama to meet with healthcare leaders
Medicare kept paying indicted, sanctioned doctors
Opinion: ICD-10 delay—Politics trump health data quality
Is Obamacare a success? We might not know for a while
Are docs 'choosing wisely'?
MGH doctors to pay $4.5m over death
Doctors' free samples have a hidden cost
Hospital visits fell when seniors got drug coverage
Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk
April 16, 2014
Census survey revisions mask health law effects
Hospitals sue Medicare over 'two-nights' rule
HMA posted $329 million loss in final year
FL lawmakers will re-evaluate funding model for safety net hospitals
Tufts, Lowell hospital uniting
Medical research rises from Boston Marathon tragedy
Summa Health eliminates weekend premium pay for nurses
Report: 5 died after infections tied to linens at Children's Hospital
Agreement between MN hospital and interim CEO released
Man found dead of gunshot wound in Johns Hopkins Hospital bathroom
April 15, 2014
Report projects healthcare costs to dip slightly
How being a doctor became the most miserable profession
Medicare reversed payment cuts, and not many are happy about it
Doctors overlook lucrative procedures when naming unwise treatments
Healthcare reform unfinished, part 1: Hospitals take a hit
Medical devices for kids are often only tested on adults
Why doctor ratings are misleading
Doctors learn to give up faxes
New fire safety regs for hospitals
If doctors don't like electronic medical records, should we care?
April 14, 2014
Sebelius praises Obamacare, concedes rollout was botched
Opinion: Here are the biggest problems for Obamacare's next leader
NY City's hospital specialists are raking in millions of dollars
Turning the tables on healthcare
Opinion: How will Boomer, Gen-X, Millennial doctors respond to healthcare changes?
Opinion: Questions linger on LA hospital deals
Diabetics at center of healthcare battle
Community Medical Center will be fifth for-profit hospital in MT
Torrance hospitals give patients hotel-like food experience
Stanford Hospital doctors and staff reunite with former trauma patients
April 11, 2014
Budget chief is Obama's choice as new health secretary
Sebelius resigns after troubles over health site
HHS: Obamacare enrollment hits 7.5M
Doctors' billing system stays stuck in the '70s for now
ICD-10 delay makes healthcare leaders juggle
FL doctors could face drug database requirement for prescriptions
Opinion: Will patients 'like' the doctor who tells them they're dying?
Healthcare workers wash hands more when patients are watching
A doctor's 'people skills' affect patients' health
How the medical education system contributes to the doctor shortage
Opinion: A 'code death' for dying patients
April 10, 2014
Federal data reveals some docs getting millions from Medicare
The top 10 Medicare billers explain why they charged $121M in one year
Study finds sicklier enrollees in earliest stage of health law
LCMC Health signs deal to run New Orleans East Hospital
NJ hospital hit with lien over unpaid payroll taxes
Hopkins workers strike over wages
Many doubt benefit of annual physicals exceeds cost
Should academic physicians serve on drug-company boards?
Health sector's hot real estate market
Scientists trying to build functional human heart with 3-D printer
Nurses say pagers must go; hospitals drag feet
April 9, 2014
Sliver of Medicare doctors get big share of payouts
Economist: Disclosing doctors' Medicare pay might be 'pretty damning'
US insurers still expect cuts in 2015 Medicare payments
An insurer bets on primary care doctors to lower costs
Physicians sound off on EHRs
Blue Cross cuts back on painkiller prescriptions
10 things EMRs won't say
Drugstores play doctor: Physicals, flu diagnosis, and more
CT hospitals follow aviation, nuclear power in targeting errors
Hospitals safer than homes for births
What American healthcare can learn from Germany
April 8, 2014
US uninsured drops to 6-year low
AMA won't stop Medicare doc data release
CA hospitals overcharged Medicare by $367 million, audit says
Doctor appointment availability varies by insurance type
Nurses from North Adams Regional Hospital picket bankruptcy court
When employees steal patient records
Sidestepping the biopsy with new tools to spot cancer
On-screen doctor visits are the new house call
Jury awards nearly $3 million in MO malpractice case
Syracuse surgeon slapped sedated patients, called them insulting names, feds say
April 7, 2014
Medicaid enrollments bring Obamacare enrollment to more than 10 million
7M enrolled doesn't guarantee health law's success
Why walk-in healthcare is a fast-growing profit center for retail chains
Even small medical advances can mean big jumps in bills
Health insurance isn't a year-round thing anymore
KY jail signs up exiting inmates for health insurance
Rural MS hospitals align with larger ones to survive
HI's trailblazing healthcare underscores disparity
Carolinas HealthCare integrating behavioral health in primary care practice
Insult and injury: How doctors are losing the war against trolls
April 4, 2014
Report: 5.4 million newly insured under Obamacare
Final Obamacare enrollment deadline to hit April 15
The states with the most expensive health insurance
Next steps for states, health insurance under the ACA
ICD-10 delay creates headaches
How tech giants botched Obamacare
MA hospital files for bankruptcy liquidation; work to reopen ER continues
Doctor shortage found in western NY, upstate
The hospital-dependent patient
Widow awarded $1.1 million in wrongful death lawsuit against ME doctor
April 3, 2014
US to let public see how Medicare pays doctors
Blue Cross group sees Obamacare premium payments at 80-85 percent
Nonprofit insurers struggle in new marketplaces
Co-op health insurance plans see early success
Healthcare players see more changes coming to Obamacare
Maryland votes to adopt health exchange software used in CT
75 former NARH employees hired by Berkshire Medical Center
Top Boston hospital begins to tackle readmissions problem
Health department raises alarm about RI hospital infection controls after measles incident
Suit alleging L.A. hospital froze woman alive can proceed, court says
April 2, 2014
White House: 7.1 million have signed up under ACA
Opinion: Here's why it doesn't matter that 7M signed up for Obamacare
US insurers fear backlash over new Obamacare rate increases
Burnt out primary care docs are voting with their feet
Community health centers may provide services for those who remain uninsured
Wage war brews at Johns Hopkins Hospital
Parkland defends growing cost of new public hospital
New law to give NY nurse practitioners more freedom from doctors
Opinion: Doctors are drowning in data
Thousands of jobs shed in Pittsburgh region's hospitals
Review finds mammography's benefits overplayed, harms dismissed
April 1, 2014 stumbles twice on deadline day
Obama predicts enrollment 'close' to 7 million
ICD-10: Painful to implement, painful to delay
The ACA enrollment surge, by the numbers
Hospitals get slow start on stage 2 of Meaningful Use program
St. Charles Parish Hospital (LA) misspent $6 million in bond money, audit says
Healthcare among job sectors with highest obesity rates
VT hospital prepares for more patients after the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital
Boston hospitals take steps to set healthy examples for patients
A hospital door handle that sanitizes hands with a touch