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6913 Articles Matching "state"

Measles sickens 19 in Washington state. Portland Trail Blazers fans may have been exposed

Jan 20, 2019 , CNN Health
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Nearly 1 in 4 Antibiotic Rx Still Inappropriate in US

Jan 20, 2019 , RxList
Almost one quarter (23.2%) of outpatient antibiotic prescriptions in the United States are inappropriate, according to an analysis of new diagnosis codes and insurance claims data from 19.2 million...
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Youth Suicide Rates Up In States Where Gun Ownership Is High, 10-Year Study Finds

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The lowest rates are reported in states where the average household gun ownership was 20 percent. Rates are highest in states with 52.5 percent ownership. News on mental health comes out of Minnesota, Virginia, Iowa and Texas,...
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NYC Health & Hospitals proposes changes to charity-care payments

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Previous cuts to the DSH program brought NYC Health & Hospitals to the brink of being unable to pay its workforce on time in fall 2017. Now, it wants to change the state formula...
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State Highlights: Georgia Governor Seeks Changes To Medicaid Program; Ohio Hospital Draws Allegations Of Negligence After Patient Deaths

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Georgia, Ohio, Arizona, Tennessee, Florida, Kansas, Texas, California, New Hampshire, Minnesota and...
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Walmart expands its roster of grocery delivery providers

Jan 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Point Pickup, Skipcart, AxleHire and Roadie will help support Walmart’s online grocery deliveries in more than 100 metro areas across four states. Read More...
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New York maternal mortality review board aimed at clinical, social change

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York currently ranks 30th in the country when it comes to maternal mortality rate. The state's executive budget calls for legislation to create a maternal mortality review...
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Guidance Issued on Revenue Recognition

Jan 18, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Jan. 16—As healthcare organizations prepare to dive into year-end statements, an issue analysis—sourced from the experiences of HFMA members—has been released to provide insights on overhauled accounting and reporting standards....
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New Clinical Trial Will Test Krill Oil For A Brighter Lupus Future

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Can krill oil improve the quality of life of people living with systemic lupus erythematous? A clinical trial, involving 20 centers in the United States, is currently enrolling patients to answer this question. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), in New York City, is aiming to enroll four patients w......
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Drug Prices Are Rising Again. Is Someone Going To Do Something About It?

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
As drugmakers hike prices, interest to rein them in grows on Capitol Hill. Next week marks the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court’s abortion decision, and both the House, whose leaders back abortion rights, and the Senate, controlled by abortion foes, are holding statement votes. And the government shutdown is still affecting health programs. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times and Alice Ollstein of Politico join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss these...
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Ears From The 3D-printer

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It all starts with an ear. Empa researcher Michael Hausmann removes the object shaped like a human ear from the 3D printer and explains: «In viscous state cellulose nanocrystals can easily be shaped together with nother biopolymers into complex 3-dimensional structures using a 3D printer, such as th......
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Arizona orders third-party manager for facility where woman in vegetative state gave birth

Jan 18, 2019 , CNN Health
The group that operates a health care facility in Arizona where a woman in a vegetative state gave birth last month has been ordered to hire a third-party manager to oversee several of its facilities....
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Third-Party Manager To Take Over Nursing Facility Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Arizona agencies cited Hacienda HealthCare's "critical failures" in protecting the safety of the comatose woman. The facility has until 5 p.m. Thursday to respond to the state's demand for a third-party manager, "or the state will pursue any and all of remedies legally available to...
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Task Force In Delaware Says State Should Enact Its Own Individual Mandate To Bolster Security Of Marketplace

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The task force's report recommends that Delaware impose its own individual mandate, including a penalty to subsidize the state’s health law marketplace, which saw enrollment drop about 7 percent last year. State marketplace news comes out of Minnesota, as...
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State Highlights: New York Grappling With Worst Measles Outbreak In Decades; Report Highlights Failures By Fla. Child Welfare Agencies In 2-Year-Old’s Death

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Oregon, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Ohio, Idaho, California, Georgia, Texas and...
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WHO Says Anti-Vaxxers Are Global Health Threat

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
The movement against vaccinations has taken hold in a number of countries, including the United States, making anti-vaxxers are among the top 10 health threats facing the world in 2019, the World Health Organization...
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Medicaid block grant waiver reports revive hospitals' funding worries

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration is quietly considering allowing states to apply to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants that cap federal spending, which some experts say would lead to lower Medicaid payments for safety-net...
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Maryland’s New Red Flag Law Is Saving Lives In Fight Against Gun Violence, Police Say

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
At least nine states have adopted a law allowing family members and friends to request court orders preventing people from having guns. In Maryland, police say it's already...
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HCA-Mission Health deal OK'd by N.C. attorney general

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
North Carolina's attorney general approved hospital giant HCA Healthcare's $1.5 billion acquisition of Asheville, N.C.-based Mission Health, after nabbing commitments from HCA meant to protect the state's healthcare...
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UnitedHealth, Largest U.S. Health Insurer, Beats Expectations For Fourth-Quarter Profits

Jan 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
UnitedHealth says higher-than-expected medical costs in the fourth quarter of 2018 were limited to states for which it manages their Medicaid...
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