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One stop shop for eye care

One stop shop for eye care Dr. Pepose introduced lasik surgery to St. Louis in 1988. According to the walls inside Pepose Vision Institute, that was only the beginning. The medical director says their customized care helps make many patients walk out feeling like they have 20/20 … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Time to separate health care coverage and work?

Time to separate health care coverage and work? I suppose I shouldn't have been surprised, given increasing attempts across the United States to limit women's access to reproductive health care, in some cases with the backing of the Supreme Court. I've been on the pill for most of my adult life, and … Full News […]

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The paradox in health care: It's routine, but not simple

The paradox in health care: It's routine, but not simple One such service is routine colonoscopies. CNN reported this past January about a backlog of screening colonoscopies in South Carolina-based V.A. hospitals. The waiting list was in the thousands. The backlog, along with subsequent delays in detection … Full News here – Read more on Nashville […]

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More employers pushing employees to pay more for health care

More employers pushing employees to pay more for health care (Harrisburg) — Fewer employers are offering health care coverage to workers' spouses and more employees are paying premiums as part of their coverage. A survey of midstate companies finds those trends are likely to continue. A quarter of the companies … Full News here – Read […]

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Pujols Family Foundation, TLC Laser Eye Centers Take on Third-World Eye Care

Pujols Family Foundation, TLC Laser Eye Centers Take on Third-World Eye Care ST. LOUIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Pujols Family Foundation (PFF), founded by Albert and Deidre Pujols has joined forces with North America's most experienced LASIK provider, TLC Laser Eye Centers®, to send a team of eye doctors with thousands of … Full News here – Read more […]

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Outside tech workers try to heal health care

Outside tech workers try to heal health care Finding none to his satisfaction, Verstandig dropped out to start his own, Audax Health – never mind that, at 21, he'd never held a job in health care. In the young and fast-growing industry of digital health, doctors and insurance executives are … Full News here – […]

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States Can Shed Light On Health Care Prices

States Can Shed Light On Health Care Prices Health care consumers with high deductible, low cost plans already have an incentive to pay close attention to the price they pay, since it comes out of their own pocket. However, patients who have first dollar, expensive insurance often have no idea … Full News here – […]

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Pricey hepatitis C drug is another case of what ails health care system

Pricey hepatitis C drug is another case of what ails health care system RE “DEMAND for hepatitis drug accents strain on insurance” (June 1): Robert Weisman's article on the drug Sovaldi rightfully focused on both the human benefits and system costs of this game-changing medicine. The release of this “cure” for hepatitis C … Full […]

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New Leadership at Brigham and Women's Bolsters Mesothelioma Care

New Leadership at Brigham and Women's Bolsters Mesothelioma Care The departure of renowned mesothelioma specialist David Sugarbaker, M.D. from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston earlier this year didn't lessen the hospital's commitment. It made that long-standing promise to patients even stronger. Raphael Bueno … Full News here – Read more on Asbestos.com

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Doctors Helping Veterans with Mesothelioma Access the VA Health Care System

Doctors Helping Veterans with Mesothelioma Access the VA Health Care System The West Los Angeles VA Medical Center can provide some of the finest care in the world for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. The problem is that not enough veterans – or even the doctors throughout the sprawling Veterans Administration … Full News here – […]

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Cost of health care is going up, up, up

Cost of health care is going up, up, up Now consider how health insurance works. Your money exchanges hands multiple times. It first goes to a third party (either a private company or the government, like in Medicaid). They then negotiate compensation schedules with providers and facilities. Full News here – Read more on Arizona […]

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Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids

Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids THURSDAY, May 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — High health insurance co-pays in the United States increase the odds that children with asthma will miss out on important doctor visits and preventive medications, a new survey finds. Parents with higher … Full News here – Read more on […]

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In California, health care law extends coverage to former inmates

In California, health care law extends coverage to former inmates When he got out of jail, Salido, who served two years for burglary, assault and gang involvement, had no health insurance and few options for refilling his medication. He was like many inmates who leave county jails and state prisons with mental health … Full News […]

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Insurers Push to Rein In Spending on Cancer Care

Insurers Push to Rein In Spending on Cancer Care Cleveland Clinic's Taussig Cancer Institute will participate in the WellPoint program 'where it makes sense,' and the extra $ 350 payment 'is not something we'd ignore,' said Taussig Chaiman Brian J. Bolwell. Bloomberg. Insurers are changing how they … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Eye Care Specialty Center offers wide range of services

Eye Care Specialty Center offers wide range of services Greene said his practice will include LASIK, PRK, intraocular lens insertion, refractive lens exchange, cataract surgery, diabetic eye care and surgical care of pterygia, eyelids and glaucoma. Eye Care Specialty Center of Sumter will be open from 8:30 … Full News here – Read more on […]

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