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Texas Children's improves patient care with data

Texas Children's improves patient care with data Texas Children's was able to help Joshawua and others after determining doctors didn't always prepare, file or give patients consistent asthma action plans to follow when they were discharged, resulting in uncontrolled symptoms and repeat hospital visits. Full News here – Read more on Houston Chronicle

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McAuliffe's Plan Will Only Expand Health Care to 25000 Uninsured Virginians

McAuliffe's Plan Will Only Expand Health Care to 25000 Uninsured Virginians Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to announce his plan to expand health care for the state's poor on Monday, after failing to convince the GOP-led legislature to allow a Medicaid expansion earlier this year. The governor will announce his plan … Full News […]

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Bracing for New Challenges in Year 2 of Health Care Law

Bracing for New Challenges in Year 2 of Health Care Law The first year of enrollment under the federal health care law was marred by the troubled start of HealthCare.gov, rampant confusion among consumers and a steep learning curve for insurers and government officials alike. But insurance executives and … Full News here – Read more […]

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Health Care Workers Struggle To Enroll People Who Have No 'Concept Of

Health Care Workers Struggle To Enroll People Who Have No 'Concept Of … Signing people up for health insurance is the easy part of Rawha Abouarabi's job ministering to immigrants and Arab Americans in this manufacturing hub along the Rouge River. But many of those she's enrolled are surprised and indignant when they go to … […]

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Preventive care tests raise health care costs

Preventive care tests raise health care costs Making an economic case for colonoscopies is much more difficult. Colonoscopies are both a routine screening as well as a diagnostic tool when there are symptoms. And they are also a treatment procedure to remove polyps that may be precancerous. Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Can Walmart make $4 co-pay work for primary care?

Can Walmart make co-pay work for primary care? LaPerre was in Carrollton, Georgia, in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, to open the ninth Walmart Care Clinic. Three more are planned this year as part of a pilot program to offer primary care services such as health screenings and disease … Full News here – Read […]

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Hawaii's Blue Startups looking for team with health care technology focus

Hawaii's Blue Startups looking for team with health care technology focus Hawaii-based venture accelerator Blue Startups said Wednesday that it is still accepting applications for its from health care-related startups for it fourth cohort, even though the deadline for most applicants was last week. The deadline to apply for … Full News here – Read […]

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Utah Eye Care Practice Wins 2013 Customer Service Award

Utah Eye Care Practice Wins 2013 Customer Service Award About The Eye Institute of Utah The Eye Institute of Utah specializes in a variety of vision correction surgeries, including LASIK, PRK, and ICL procedures. They are well-known leaders in the eye care industry, and the practice is renowned for … Full News here – Read […]

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Will Bundled Measures Improve Diabetes Care?

Will Bundled Measures Improve Diabetes Care? In 2012, the latest year for which statistics are available, 29.1 million Americans — 9.3% of the population — had diabetes, reports the American Diabetes Association (ADA), with 1.7 million new cases in 2012 alone. Over one quarter of seniors have … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Bill would harm smaller employers' health care plans: Opinion

Bill would harm smaller employers' health care plans: Opinion By John Sarno. If the Legislature is serious about preserving employer-sponsored health care for workers and their families, it should amend the state's 10-year old MEWA law and permit employers to choose the plans that best meet their needs and bear … Full News here – […]

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Pence, Feds Still Have Differences On Health Care Expansion

Pence, Feds Still Have Differences On Health Care Expansion Pence has long ruled out using federal dollars from the Affordable Care Act to expand traditional Medicaid. Instead, he's pushing use of the Healthy Indiana Plan as a vehicle to deliver affordable health insurance to around 300 thousand Hoosiers within … Full News here – Read […]

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“Five Things” List for Palliative Care From Choosing Wisely Helpful to

“Five Things” List for Palliative Care From Choosing Wisely Helpful to … With so many procedures, tests and treatment options available to mesothelioma patients, it is critical that time, resources and money not be wasted on potentially unnecessary tests. Since the campaign started with an initial set of questions posed by … Full News here […]

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Why Improving Access to Health Care Does Not Save Money

Why Improving Access to Health Care Does Not Save Money One of the oft-repeated arguments in favor of the Affordable Care Act is that it will reduce people's need for more intensive care by increasing their access to preventive care. For example, people will use the emergency room less often because they … Full News […]

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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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