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September 30, 2013
Demand for Primary Care Docs Remains Strong
Can Hospitals Pay Patients' Health Insurance Premiums?
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
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
Managing Patients' Pain Improves Satisfaction, Revenue
US Health Coverage Rebounds—For Now
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
Baltimore VA hospital faulted for lengthy emergency room stays
September 26, 2013
Win-Win Payments for Providers and Payers
Regina Benjamin Continues Crusade for Wellness
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
Easing doctor burnout with mindfulness
September 25, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Council Connection–ED Performance and Viability
Delivering Safety Over Convenience
Insurers Enter HIXs Despite Gaping Uncertainty
Healthcare push brings Bill Clinton, Obama together, with political benefits for both
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
September 24, 2013
Heart Attack Patient Costs Skyrocket Beyond 30 Days
US FDA issues final rules on mobile medical apps
Fight over Obamacare is anything but over in FL
Is this a hospital or a hotel?
September 23, 2013
UDI Rule for Medical Devices Finally Issued
Ambulatory Revenues Grow as Inpatient Volumes Shrink
First glimpses of a new healthcare world
Big growth in El Paso healthcare
Lower health insurance premiums to come at cost of fewer choices
Benefit firms create tremors for insurers in US healthcare shakeup
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
How to Get the Most Out of Team-Based Care
House Subcommittee Considers Obamacare's Impact on Competition
Obamacare 'navigators' run into GOP opposition
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
Gentiva buys private home health business to cut Medicare dependence
September 19, 2013
Philanthropy Yields $9B for NFP Hospitals in 2012
Healthcare Reform Puts Pressure on HR Execs
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
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
September 18, 2013
SLIDESHOW: Physician Alignment in the New Shared Risk Environment
53% of Doctors Still Self-Employed
Senate, House ensnared in healthcare controversy
FL among states undercutting healthcare enrollment
KS hospital settles allegations of false claims
Another round of Vanderbilt job cuts under way
OT, minimum wage extended to healthcare workers
NY hospital staffs must get flu shot or wear mask
September 17, 2013
Hospital Groups Reaffirm Support for PPACA, HIX
Hospital Pay to Reflect Care Efficiency Soon
Mostashari reflects on tenure at ONC
A look into a healthcare hub in action
States balk at terminating Medicaid contracts even when there's fraud or poor patient care
PA governor to propose big Medicaid changes
Two local hospitals battle over operating room upgrade
September 16, 2013
A Fresh Look at End-of-Life Care
Cigna Acquisition Highlights Role of Chronic Care Management
CA insurers limiting doctors, hospitals in health insurance market
Hospitals emerging as powerful healthcare sales force
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
Interfaith Medical Center (NY) to remain open for 16 more days
September 13, 2013
How the Dynamics of Physician Alignment Are Changing
House passes bill to delay healthcare subsidies
Sebelius bargains with governors to shore up health law
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
September 12, 2013
Racial Disparity Seen in Trauma Center Mortality Rates
Data Hub Readiness Questioned by Lawmakers
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
September 11, 2013
Vendors Vow HIX Will Be Ready on Time
IOM: Cancer Care System in Crisis
Paying doctors for better care improves quality
Opinion: How mature is your hospital business intelligence system?
September 10, 2013
How Value Gives Healthcare Providers an Edge
1 in 5 ICU Patients Get 'Futile' Care
Community Health Systems struggles to grow amid drop in patients
Nurse practitioners try new tack to expand foothold in primary care
Inquiry finds inadequate staffing at MS Veterans Hospital
September 9, 2013
Acing Acute Care for Elders
Funding Cuts Spur Healthcare Job Shifts
IBM to move retirees off health plan
PA Hospital continues to operate in black after big losses
Opinion: Healthcare marketplace will be here before long
MD seeks out uninsured to inform about health reform
September 6, 2013
Why Payers Like Defined Contribution Programs
Few Options for Working Poor in States that Block Medicaid Expansion
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
A fast way to cut healthcare costs
3 ways to foster healthcare innovation
Fauquier Health, LifePoint sign partnership agreement
September 5, 2013
RAC Oversight Lacking, OIG Charges
Cancer Care for Dying Patients On The Rise
Clinton urges Americans to sign up for healthcare exchanges
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?
Opinion: How to break healthcare's stranglehold on workers
September 4, 2013
Injuries Linked to Da Vinci Surgeries Underreported, Researchers Say
Patient Experience: Old School Approach May Be Best
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
Orlando Health employees circulate petition to protest pay cuts
SC hospitals gobble up doctor practices
September 3, 2013
Using Data Analytics for Better Financial Outcomes
Medicare Reform Strategy Floated by House Committees
Healthcare-Associated Infection Costs Detailed
Pay gap for women doctors increases to $50,000 a year
Employers weigh healthcare costs, penalties
More questions surface about closed West Side hospital
Labor union frustration boils over with president on Obamacare
House Republican lawmakers to review Obamacare navigators
IRS ruling on same-sex couples has implications for health law