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Childhood Disease Like Measles Help ‘Keep You Healthy And Fight Cancer,’ Says Wife Of White House Official

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The antivaccination claims--that childhood illnesses help boost immunity--touted by Darla Shine, the wife of White House communications director Bill Shine, have been debunked by health experts. Meanwhile, Facebook says it is looking for options to remove the antivaccine information that flourishes on its site....
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Week Ahead: CVS, CHS, AllScripts ready earnings reports

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Insurance industry analysts are anxiously waiting for CVS Health to report its Q4 2018 financial results. It'll be the first quarter since the pharmacy behemoth closed its $70 billion deal to acquire health insurer Aetna in...
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CIOs focus on proving IT's usefulness to drive adoption

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After spending billions of dollars on new technology solutions, healthcare leaders must figure out ways to ensure a solid return investment. Children's Health CIO Pamela Arora and Centura Health CIO Ken Lee explain their IT strategies for...
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Money troubles tied to higher risk of heart disease for African-Americans

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African-American adults who often struggle to pay bills may be more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who don't have much financial stress, a U.S. study suggests....
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Walgreens to roll out Alipay to more than 7K stores

Feb 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The chain is partnering with Alipay — which serves more than 1 billion users globally — to offer the mobile payment option in thousands of its U.S. stores. Read More...
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Gilead accused of funneling kickbacks to providers to boost sales

Feb 15, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Gilead Sciences is accused of giving kickbacks to healthcare organizations, government agencies, universities and community groups to boost sales of its hepatitis and HIV drugs, resulting in billions of dollars in excess government...
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India wants to make medical tourism a $9 billion industry by 2020

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
There are many reasons people go to India: the culture, the food, the weather. But in recent years, another factor drawing visitors is health care....
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From The State Capitols: Calif. Governor Gives State Of State; Rape In Ariz. Nursing Facility Sparks New Patient Protection Bills

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Coverage on movement in the state capitols comes out of California, Arizona, Iowa, Texas, Maryland, Georgia, Ohio, South Dakota, New Mexico and...
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Leadership In An Age Of Disruption: Q&A With Abbott Chairman And CEO Miles White

Feb 14, 2019 , Forbes
Transformational Business Leaders Interview Series: Miles D. White, Chairman and CEO Abbott Laboratories, the 6th longest tenured CEO among the S&P 100. Under his leadership, he has created approximately $200 billion in shareholder...
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Medicare buy-in at 50 leads way for Democratic public-option proposals

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Democrats in Congress have revived the first of a slate of ideas to expand public coverage with a Medicare buy-in at age 50 bill as industry closes ranks in...
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Johnson & Johnson to buy Auris Health for $3.4 billion

Feb 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
The purchase gives J&J, one of the world's largest maker of health products, an entry into robotics and builds on the company's partnership with Alphabet's...
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Johnson & Johnson To Buy Auris Health, A Robotics Rival to Intuitive Surgical

Feb 14, 2019 , Forbes
Johnson & Johnson plans to spend over $5 billion to boost its robotics...
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With Promise Of Governor’s Support, Ohio Lawmakers Reintroduce Restrictive ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Bill

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The GOP-led Ohio Legislature passed such a bill twice but didn't have enough votes to overcome vetoes in 2016 and 2018 by then-Gov. John Kasich, who said that the measure would lead the state into a costly court battle. New Republican Gov. Mike DeWine, however, is more friendly to the cause....
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State Highlights: One Of NYC’s Top Public Health Officials Looks For ‘A Different Way Of Doing Business’; Texas Bogged Down With Massive Backlog Of Patients Requesting Balance Billing Mediation

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Texas, Florida, Massachusetts, Wyoming, California, Arizona, Minnesota, Iowa, Maryland and...
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ESL Investments completes Sears acquisition

Feb 13, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
ESL Investments, the hedge fund run by Sears chairman Eddie Lampert, has completed its acquisition of the bankrupt company for approximately $5.2 billion. Read More...
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New Mexico Proposed Legislation Jeopardizes Safety Of Patients Bill Would Replace Physicians With Nurses For Anesthesia Care

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and the New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists (NMSA) strongly oppose SB 222, which will remove physician involvement from anesthesia care in New Mexico and authorize nurse anesthetists to replace physician anesthesiologists. ASA and NMSA urge the ......
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Fast-Moving Bill To Curtail Voter-Approved Medicaid Expansion Secures Key Approval In Utah Legislature

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Lawmakers who have been worrying about the long-term costs of expanding Medicaid have been quickly working to roll back some of the changes that Utah voters approved through a ballot initiative in November's elections. Other Medicaid news focuses on waivers, delays in payment and mental health...
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Preventable ED Use Costs $8.3 Billion Annually: Analysis

Feb 12, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 8—An estimated $8.3 billion is spent each year on emergency department (ED) care that could be provided in another location, according to a new analysis....
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Athenahealth's $5.7 billion sale to private equity closes

Feb 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Private equity firms Veritas Capital and Evergreen Coast Capital have closed on their $5.7 billion purchase of Athenahealth, which will be combined with Virence Health Technologies under the Athenahealth name and...
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Other states likely to follow Utah's partial Medicaid expansion

Feb 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Utah Legislature passed a bill to partially expand Medicaid, and that may encourage other states to seek similar scaled-back expansions with full federal...
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