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HHS to work with investors, startups to foster innovation

Sep 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS wants to work with private companies like venture capital firms and startup incubators to discuss strategies to accelerate investment, innovation and research in...
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Baby-boomers expect kids to care for them when they're sick

Sep 20, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Three in four baby-boomers with children expect one of their kids to help care for them when their health fails in old age and they don't have a spouse who can do this, a UK study suggests....
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Fitbit adds new coaching service to help you stay on track and get in shape

Sep 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
The company known for its wearable fitness trackers is launching a new platform called Fitbit Care that connects users with coaches to help them achieve health goals, including weight loss, and manage chronic diseases, Fitbit announced...
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Seniors More Likely To Visit Emergency Department After Home Care Visit From Nurse

Sep 20, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients who received home care visits from nurses were more likely to visit the emergency department during the evening on the same day, particularly for non-urgent issues, according to new research in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "An emergency department visit is not necessarily a......
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RACs seek to regain reviewing privileges for Medicare claims

Sep 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Recovery Audit Contractors recouped more than $400 million in improper Medicare payments in fiscal year 2016 and are now urging Congress to increase their ability to review more claims. Hospitals meanwhile are seeking to further reduce the amount...
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Legislation on Surprise Billing Targets Insurers

Sep 20, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Sept. 18—Following a recent survey that found the general public blames insurers for unexpected healthcare bills, high-profile draft legislation that would primarily target payers was offered this week....
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Circulation acquired by NEMT broker Logisticare for $46 million

Sep 20, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Atlanta-based Logisticare will fold Circulation's HIPAA-compliant software platform into its...
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Fitbit announces Fitbit Care service, new Fitbit Plus app

Sep 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Born directly from its acquisition of Twine Health earlier this year, Fitbit Care is a connected health platform for health plans, employers, and health...
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Consumer-oriented access to healthcare is a patient expectation

Sep 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Livongo CEO Glen Tullman explains that moves by businesses like Amazon and CVS are pushing the traditional healthcare system model because ready or not, consumers want to make their own healthcare...
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3 key aspects of a killer app for healthcare

Sep 20, 2018 , Mobile Health News
HIMSS Chief Technology and Innovation Officer Steve Wretling says developers need to build the experience healthcare hasn’t had...
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Skill Up Your Career For The New AI Economy

Sep 20, 2018 , Forbes
The new AI economy is upon us. Current and ageing technologies are a huge deterrent for companies to remain competitive in this extremely volatile market. If you find yourself working in a dying sector, it is pretty much certain that you are either without a job or you soon will...
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Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career Choice

Sep 20, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Many Young Doctors Report Burnout, Regret Career ChoiceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2018 12:00:00...
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New Guideline Recommends Weight Loss Strategies For Sleep Apnea Patients

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new guideline focused on the role of weight management in treating adult obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been published online by the American Thoracic Society in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. OSA is a common disease that occurs when the upper airway becomes bl......
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Former Tennessee Governor Touts Deep Medicaid Cuts In Race For Senate Seat

Sep 19, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While governor, Phil Bredesen (D-Tenn.) faced a budget that advisers said was the toughest they'd seen in their careers. In a new campaign ad, Bredesen says he “saved TennCare," but those fixes came at a cost and proved controversial for many at the time. Bredesen is running for the Senate against Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) Medicaid news comes out Iowa and Michigan, as...
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California insurance regulator sues AbbVie alleging Humira kickbacks

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Tuesday filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc, alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe its blockbuster drug, Humira....
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Nearly 90% Of Doctors Say Social Determinants Impede Care Of Patients

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
Nearly 90% of physicians have patients impacted by social determinants of health, The Physicians Foundation 2018 survey of 9,000 U.S. doctors...
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Chicago psychiatric hospital fails to protect suicidal patients

Sep 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS warned that Aurora Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, one of the city's largest psychiatric hospitals, is not adequately protecting suicidal patients from harming themselves and could lose its Medicare billing...
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Healthcare Webinar: How To Build Resilience And Reduce Nurse Burnout

Sep 19, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
LiveProcess, a healthcare communication and emergency management technology company, will host a webinar presented by The Advisory Board Company to provide leaders in care delivery organizations with strategies to build resilience and reduce nurse burnout through better care team communication. The ......
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Virta CEO: Truly innovative companies shouldn't fear building things themselves

Sep 19, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Through trial and error, Sami Inkinen found his virtual diabetes care model didn't fit nicely into the status...
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Macron injects cash to fix France's healthcare system

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday promised extra money and more doctors in rural areas to ease pressure on France's hospitals, which are creaking under the weight of budget constraints and closures of clinics outside towns and cities....
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