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Editorial: Healthcare, our biggest trade barrier

Dec 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tariff battles, whether in 1992 or 2018, will not solve what remains one of U.S. businesses' main international competitiveness problems: the higher prices they pay for healthcare and the tab's uneven...
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ Is Health Spending The Next Big Political Issue?

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Diabetics dying because they can’t afford insulin. Organ transplant patients undergoing “wallet biopsies” to get on waiting lists. Are out-of-pocket costs going to dominate the health discussion in the next election? Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Rebecca Adams of CQ Roll Call join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this as well as new Trump administration rules giving states the ability to make major changes to the Affordable Care Act. Also, lame-duck...
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South Africa's Tiger Brands reopens meat plant after listeria outbreak

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
South African authorities have given food maker Tiger Brands permission to re-open a factory closed after the world's biggest listeria outbreak was traced to one of its facilities, the company said on Thursday....
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Don't Be Shocked If Big Tobacco Invests In Juul -- Its Founders Have Allowed It Before

Dec 06, 2018 , Forbes
If Marlboro-maker Altria takes a stake in Juul, it wouldn’t be the first time the founders of a company that’s sought to bill itself as a tool for eliminating cigarettes has partnered with Big...
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Survey: Identifying the biggest workplace comms hurdles

Dec 06, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Fresh research offers candid insights for communicators eager to tackle the most daunting messaging mountains at...
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Big changes are coming to Medicare reimbursement for connected health

Dec 06, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
At HIMSS19, ACT | The App Association's Brian Scarpelli will lay out the details of what he calls a "sea change" in CMS' policy toward remote patient...
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Infographic: How to build trust with workers

Dec 05, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Show them the big picture, set clear expectations, listen actively, and be assiduously...
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These Cities Have Effectively Ended Veteran Homelessness. Can Others Follow Their Models?

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Rockford, Illinois, is one of a handful of cities that have effectively tackled the problem of veteran homelessness. While higher rents in other places could pose a bigger challenge in other cities, advocates are hopeful the strategies employed can be applied...
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When Buying Your Own Health Plan, There’s Still A Big Ouch Factor If There’s No Subsidy

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The least expensive health plan for a Wisconsin couple earning $125,000 costs $14,821.44 a year and has a $15,800 deductible. Another story examines options and the upcoming deadlines during open...
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After Years Of Rising Deductibles For Workers, Some Employers Are Tapping The Brakes

Dec 04, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Instead of continuing the trend of passing on the burden of higher costs to employees, some companies are looking to address the underlying reasons for the spending. Among other strategies, some organizations are bypassing insurers and negotiating deals with hospitals directly and a growing number are offering their own clinics. Meanwhile, experiments that work to improve a patient's social factors, such as housing, are finding big savings....
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COP24: Climate conference in the heart of Poland's coal country

Dec 04, 2018 , CNN Health
The COP24 climate conference is being held in the heart of one of Europe's biggest coal-producing regions....
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CMS changes to hospital star ratings don't address concerns

Dec 04, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS will update star ratings for Hospital Compare in February after a 14-month delay to resolve issues with the model, but the agency did not address some of critics' biggest...
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I quit Instagram and Facebook and it made me happier — and that's a big problem for social media

Dec 02, 2018 , CNBC Health
Christina Farr used to spend 5 hours a week posting and interacting with friends on Instagram. She quit cold this summer, and her life changed dramatically for the better....
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Massachusetts Approves Beth Israel-Lahey Health Merger With Price-Cap, Other Conditions

Dec 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The new hospital system, including more than a dozen facilities, is the most recent merger in the state since Mass. General and Brigham and Women’s hospitals merged in 1994 to form Partners, the state's biggest hospital...
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Ask Can the Pill Make Your Breasts Bigger

Dec 01, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Can the Pill Make Your Breasts...
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Snoring May Be Bigger Health Threat to Women Than Men

Dec 01, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Snoring May Be Bigger Health Threat to Women Than MenCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/29/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/29/2018 12:00:00...
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Bold Moves: Kaiser Permanente's Bernard Tyson invests in the future

Dec 01, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson has been at the forefront of addressing some of the industry's biggest challenges. With the increased push to have providers take care of social ills, Tyson's latest move might come as a small surprise. But...
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Juul said it wasn't Big Tobacco. Now it's considering money from the maker of Marlboro

Dec 01, 2018 , CNBC Health
Juul has prided itself on its independence from Big Tobacco. It may not be able to much longer, as Juul considers selling a minority stake in itself to Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, according to a person familiar with the...
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Big Evening Meals Increase Risk for Prediabetes and High Blood Pressure

Dec 01, 2018 , CardioSmart
Eating earlier in the day could be better for heart health, finds study of Hispanic...
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Ebola outbreak in east Congo now world's second biggest

Nov 30, 2018 , Reuters
The Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo is now the second biggest in history, with 426 confirmed and probable cases, the health ministry said late on Thursday....
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