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September 30, 2013
Insurance exchanges will open to scrutiny, curiosity, confusion
Opinion: Dawn of a revolution in healthcare
Shutdown nearing, GOP seeks healthcare delay
Dec. 15, not Tuesday, is carefully eyed date for new health insurance marketplace in WI
Amid healthcare reform, free clinics see no end to need
Video: Nurses push to prep would-be patients on new healthcare law
Poll finds most unaware of Tuesday opening of health insurance marketplaces
Medicaid 'doughnut hole' leaves many working poor without healthcare subsidies
US settles race complaint against Flint (MI) hospital
WakeMed (NC) CEO leaves amid challenging healthcare landscape
September 27, 2013
Obama denounces 'irresponsible' healthcare critics
Community Health Systems' $3.9B deal being reviewed by HMA board
Lessons from the Obamacare data dump
Medical supply chain company Premier rises in market debut
Glitches hold up elements of healthcare sign up process
CA becomes laboratory for Affordable Care Act
Nurses prone to injuries with heavier patients
Baltimore VA hospital faulted for lengthy emergency room stays
State insurance exchanges: Hospital IT's next challenge
Shame campaign gets hospital staffers vaccinated
September 26, 2013
Obamacare's average monthly cost across US: $328
Republican leaders considering plan B to stop healthcare law
D.C. delays key pieces of Obamacare exchange
Lowering healthcare costs is hard because every patient is unique
Opinion: IT is one of Obamacare's weakest links
Online resource available for cancer patients choosing new health insurance
Shortage of primary care doctors in D.C., new report finds
Patient portals bloom under Meaningful Use
How mobile tech can transform healthcare
Easing doctor burnout with mindfulness
September 25, 2013
Average Obamacare premiums will be lower than projected
Hospital-based infections could be moving to doctor's offices
Obamacare keeps patients at home slowing hospital use
Healthcare push brings Bill Clinton, Obama together, with political benefits for both
3 states, 3 different Obamacare outreach plans
Tampa General announces new partnership with Florida Hospital; extends agreement with USF Health
Health law enrollment in US to see slow start next week
Brooklyn grapples with struggling hospitals and demand for healthcare
Holy Cross Hospitals inform former patients of data breach
Insurance type tied to dying dementia patients' care
September 24, 2013
Federal judge throws out lawsuit over hospital observation care
US FDA issues final rules on mobile medical apps
Doctors brace for health law's surge of ailing patients
Medicare penalizes hospitals in effort to reduce the number of patients readmitted
Device prices plunge as hospitals pay less to fix hearts
Fight over Obamacare is anything but over in FL
Swapping COBRA for Obamacare likely to be windfall for big business
After the floods, CO hospital braces for winter
Obese cancer patients often shorted on chemo doses
Is this a hospital or a hotel?
September 23, 2013
First glimpses of a new healthcare world
In about 10 days, the face of healthcare in America will change
Big growth in El Paso healthcare
Lower health insurance premiums to come at cost of fewer choices
Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle
Benefit firms create tremors for insurers in US healthcare shakeup
Opinion: Healthcare costs are driven by technology, not presidents
Healthcare reform could launch despite a federal shutdown
Sebelius asks mayors, healthcare providers to help with Obamacare education
Natchez hospital launches sale process
September 20, 2013
Obamacare 'navigators' run into GOP opposition
Expect snags as ACA rolls out
Hospitals brace as Republicans fight over Medicaid
Healthcare costs projected to outpace economic growth
Group plans to form largest US hospital alliance
Opinion: Taming the healthcare monster
MD hospitals post 71% profit decline, operating at record low margins
Opinion: EHRs are not a 'digital menace'
How many die from medical mistakes in US hospitals?
Paul Bunyan and flying raccoons: The six best Obamacare ads
Gentiva buys private home health business to cut Medicare dependence
September 19, 2013
House bill cuts health funds, raising odds of US shutdown
Cleveland Clinic announces job cuts to prepare for Obamacare
Private health insurance exchanges growing fast
Hartford HealthCare, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center form alliance
MN's young 'invincibles' are key to health insurance overhaul
Dallas County plans to sell $42 million in government bonds to help pay for new hospital
A dozen hospitals are laying off staff and blaming Obamacare. Don't believe them.
'People's hearing' puts healthcare execs in the hot seat over costs
Opinion: Medicine's search for meaning
When smartphones do a doctor's job
September 18, 2013
Senate, House ensnared in healthcare controversy
FL among states undercutting healthcare enrollment
Concern grows over cost of drugs under new healthcare law
KS hospital settles allegations of false claims
Patients seek more online access to medical records
Another round of Vanderbilt job cuts under way
Doc financial interest may influence MRI referrals
OT, minimum wage extended to healthcare workers
NY hospital staffs must get flu shot or wear mask
Group meetings turn doctor visits inside out
September 17, 2013
Mostashari reflects on tenure at ONC
A look into a healthcare hub in action
NH Medicaid clients getting managed care notices
States balk at terminating Medicaid contracts even when there's fraud or poor patient care
Survey: Investors see four million signing up for Obamacare in 2014
PA governor to propose big Medicaid changes
Study: Many breast cancer patients opt for unnecessary preventative mastectomies
CDC: Deadliest drug resistance comes from hospitals, not farms
When nurses bond with their patients
Two local hospitals battle over operating room upgrade
September 16, 2013
CA insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market
Haves and have-nots as healthcare markets open
Hospitals emerging as powerful healthcare sales force
OH law prompts hospital to rescind health grant
Opinion: Waste vs. value in American healthcare
Columbus (GA) Regional changing its 'identity' amid new philosophy
Hilton Head (SC) Hospital implicated in alleged Medicaid kickback scheme
Saving US healthcare with Skype
Interfaith Medical Center (NY) to remain open for 16 more days
Healthcare law imperils some local medical programs for poor
September 13, 2013
House passes bill to delay healthcare subsidies
Sebelius bargains with governors to shore up health law
Obamacare insurance co-ops at the starting gate
Health insurance sales hit the mall -- and Web
Health overhaul confuses Medicare beneficiaries
Vanderbilt Medical Center hit with Medicare fraud suit
IU Health plans cutting 800 jobs at hospitals
Supervisors fire CEO of Kern Medical Center
Barnabas Health lays off employees, cites healthcare reform
Why painting tumors could make brain surgeons better
September 12, 2013
Call to change Obama's health law opens rift with labor
FL tells 'navigators' to stay away from county health departments
Employers consider cutbacks or higher fees for health insurance that extends to worker spouses
Hancock Medical Center will be managed by Ochsner Health System for 90 days
LSU hospital privatization deals short $39M, state fiscal analysts say
Myriad languages, cultures challenge health reform
Opinion: Parkland nurse hiring spree helps hospital pass test
Hospitals in early stage of analytics usage
DeVry lures medical school rejects as taxpayers fund debt
Why the University of Washington wants its surgeons to play videogames
September 11, 2013
Paying doctors for better care improves quality
In new health law, a bridge to Medicare
Opinion: How mature is your hospital business intelligence system?
EHR tied to fewer hospitalizations
FDA orders starker warnings on opioid painkillers
iPad-toting doctors fuel publisher profits as paper fades
$1 million mistake: Becoming a doctor
Rural hospitals wary of proposed Medicare cuts
Fitbit gadget could improve hospital care
The next step for end-of-life care
September 10, 2013
CA lawmakers pass prescription drug reform bills
Hospital investors wary of slow rampup for Obamacare
Community Health Systems struggles to grow amid drop in patients
Nurse practitioners try new tack to expand foothold in primary care
New Medicaid patients may be younger than states feared
CA plans full online launch of Obamacare on October 1
Inquiry finds inadequate staffing at MS Veterans Hospital
Patient's bill soars as health law program falters
United Healthcare introduces online bill payments
Blood pressure cuff may misdiagnose thousands
No safety benefit found in use of robot for hysterectomy
September 9, 2013
How UPMC plays to win in healthcare IT
Health insurance tax faces challenge
IBM to move retirees off health plan
Time Warner joins IBM in health shift for retirees
Opinion: Selling healthcare reform
PA Hospital continues to operate in black after big losses
Big data improves healthcare
Opinion: Healthcare marketplace will be here before long
MD seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform
This doctor will save you money
Opinion: WI's Medicaid computers primed and ready for healthcare reform
Opinion: The costly paradox of healthcare technology
September 6, 2013
Technical snafus confuse charges for Obamacare plans
White House proposes new rules for postponed health law mandate
Navigators say GOP lawmakers' information requests are 'shocking'
Obama administration plans $12M ad buy to promote health law
Court: Malpractice law covers doctors' businesses
A fast way to cut healthcare costs
Insurers pay hospitals twice rate of rivals in some areas
Faster care is not lowering heart attack death rates
3 ways to foster healthcare innovation
Surgery photo leads to privacy lawsuit against Torrance Memorial
Fauquier Health, LifePoint sign partnership agreement
September 5, 2013
Clinton urges Americans to sign up for healthcare exchanges
13 hospitial patients possibly exposed to rare, fatal brain disease in NH
Studies show healthcare law will offer low-cost options
LSU hospital privatization OK'd by civil service panel
Catholic Health Partners venture aims to cut health costs in OH
Mostashari leaves policy designers final thoughts
Can Cleveland Clinic save its hometown?
Why hospitals still build their own health IT
TX widow waits for hospital to return husband's heart
Opinion: How to break healthcare's stranglehold on workers
September 4, 2013
Patients may have been exposed to measles at two MA hospitals
SSM Health Care OKs Dean Health Systems purchase
CA bill to boost use of nurse practitioners goes nowhere
ME sells bonds to pay off $183M in hospital debt
For hospital patients, observation status can prove costly
Orlando Health employees circulate petition to protest pay cuts
SC hospitals gobble up doctor practices
3D-printed medical devices spark FDA evaluation
A hazard of impatient medicine
Opinion: How a cabal keeps generics scarce
September 3, 2013
Pay gap for women doctors increases to $50,000 a year
Employers weigh healthcare costs, penalties
Study: Hospital to home focus may reduce readmissions
More questions surface about closed West Side hospital
WA ranks 2nd in nation in uninsured growth
Labor union frustration boils over with president on Obamacare
House Republican lawmakers to review Obamacare navigators
We need a Moore's Law for medicine
Oral infections causing more hospitalizations
IRS ruling on same-sex couples has implications for health law
New concussion study brings robots to the locker room