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To Attract Docs To Rural Areas, Hospitals Promote Lifestyle, Importance Of Mission

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Hospital systems in rural America have to get creative in order to attract medical professionals to work there. NPR looks at some novel strategies that are yielding success. In other news impacting the industry: a new rule goes into effect next week that prohibits health care facilities from disposing of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals into the public sewer system. Regional hospital news also comes out of Pennsylvania and Washington...
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In Praise of Breadth: Why "Range" May Be The Year's Most Important Business-And Parenting-Book

Aug 17, 2019 , Forbes
Range author David Epstein worries our obsession with hyperspecialization has gotten out of hand, in the process obscuring an important counter-narrative that values breadth and lateral thinking, tolerates ambiguity and inefficiency, embraces meandering career paths and extols personal...
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Viewpoints: GOP Needs To Act Quickly, Offer Alternative To The ACA; Why Won’t Lawmakers Listen To America About The Need For Gun Buyer Background Checks?

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages weigh in on these and other health care...
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Research Roundup: Surprise Bills, ACOs and Mental Health Care

Aug 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and...
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Equal Treatment Under the Law: Isn't it Time for Fairness?

Aug 16, 2019 , Forbes
Non-profit hospitals receive significant tax relief to treat under-served patients, resulting in sizable revenues for the hospitals. Physicians also contribute billions of dollars of uncompensated care, but receive no tax breaks in an already difficult practice...
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State Highlights: Shortage Of Elder Care Workers In Maine Is Warning To Nation; States Like Indiana Install ‘Baby Boxes’

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news about health issues around the country, including in Maine, Indiana, Arkansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Montana, New York, Florida, New Hampshire, California and...
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Oscar Health Lands Berkshire Hathaway Deal Ahead Of Obamacare Expansion

Aug 16, 2019 , Forbes
A new agreement Oscar Health signed with Berkshire Hathaway’s NICO reinsurance subsidiary is a signal Oscar is on the verge of a big expansion in the individual Obamacare and small group health insurance...
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The U.K. Healthcare And Tourism Sectors Are Reliant On Foreign Workers And Threatened By Brexit

Aug 16, 2019 , Forbes
The U.K. Office for National Statistics has released research into how many migrants work in the country's tourism and healthcare sectors. With non-British people representing a large proportion of both industries, there are concerns about staffing shortages after the U.K. leaves the European...
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Doctors Suspect Vaping Is Linked To Dozens Of Lung Illnesses In Teens Who Had To Be Hospitalized

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Some patients appear to have suffered severe lung damage that required weeks of treatment in intensive care units, and all reported vaping in the weeks leading up to the illnesses. “We have no leads pointing to a specific substance other than those that are associated with smoking or vaping,'' said Dr. David D. Gummin, medical director of the Wisconsin Poison Center. News on e-cigarettes looks at conversations to have with children and companies' battling Food and Drug Administration review...
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Many Doctors Refusing Care of People Prescribed Opioids

Aug 16, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Doctors Refusing Care of People Prescribed OpioidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/15/2019 12:00:00...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Why America Needs Single-Payer Health Care; Medicaid Has Turned Into An Entitlement Program For The Middle Class

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on a range of health care...
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Four essential documents that could save your financial life

Aug 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
A shocking health scare showed me first-hand the importance of preparing for life's dramatic...
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Kansas Rejects Aetna’s Plan To Correct Problems With Its Private Medicaid Services

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Aetna's $1 billion-a-year business with Kansas is in jeopardy after the state rejects the contractor's plan to fix problems with its services to KanCare, the state’s privatized Medicaid program. A letter from Kansas regulators says Aetna does not "present a clear path to compliance" and gives the company another shot to submit a corrective proposal. And other Medicaid news comes out of Louisiana and New...
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Different Takes: Public Charge Ploy Is Just Another Attempt To Close The Borders; Why Put Public Health Benefits, Safety Net On The Line For Everyone?

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on health care issues for...
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Viewpoints: Anti-Abortion Bans Aren’t Settling Well With Most Americans; Violent Young Men Is Much Scarier Issue Than Guns

Aug 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others....
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Uber Taps Lucrative Medicare Business With Logistics Deal

Aug 15, 2019 , Forbes
Uber Health’s partnership with American Logistics offers a glimpse into the expanding opportunities for ride sharing companies to expand into non-emergency medical transportation covered by health insurers, Medicare and Medicaid....
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From The State Capitals: Tennessee Lawmakers Consider Near Ban On Abortion; New Hampshire Governor Signs Bill Regulating Health Care Mergers

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
News from state legislatures comes from Tennessee and New...
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Threat Of Kaiser Permanente Strike Grows As California Union Overwhelmingly Approves Vote

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The California union is the largest in a national coalition involved in contract negotiations with Kaiser Permanente, and the first to OK a future strike that could involve up to 80,000 workers. In other health care industry labor news: health care, research and technical employees at the University of California vote to ratify a new contract after two years of negotiations and work...
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Viewpoints: Lessons On Urgent Need To Lower Health Care Costs; Coming Revolution In Death Is Powerful, Filled With Grace

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and...
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Healthcare Needs AI, AI Needs Causality

Aug 14, 2019 , Forbes
Healthcare is ripe for the power of machine learning, but only with the scientific rigor of causal...
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