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Patient data: Who owns it? Who can improve it? What's it worth?

Feb 19, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
As the patient moves into the consumer role in healthcare, more questions emerge around their role in data...
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Hospital Wastes A Third Less Food After This One Change

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
Hospitals are one of the most egregious culprits when it comes to wasting food, but UC San Francisco Medical Center made one change that cut the amount of food it wastes by...
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Name and shame: HHS using disclosure, transparency to try to force change

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS is using a public approach to enforcing its rules on healthcare...
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IT leaders looking for meaningful data-exchange regs

Feb 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Industry stakeholders were generally optimistic about proposed data-exchange rules, but they want regulators to ensure the information is useful to patients 
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“They Made Me Feel Like A Person”: Palliative Care Counseling Changes Lives For Patients, Families

Feb 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The patients are not the only ones who receive care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Counseling for the patients and their family members is an integral part of the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care. The Palliative Psychology and Counseling Services program has provided more ......
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Turkey's pharmacists struggling to obtain medicines: association

Feb 15, 2019 , Reuters
Turkey's pharmacists are struggling to obtain medicines as suppliers wait for the implementation of a new euro-to-lira exchange rate used in setting drug prices, the Turkish Pharmacists' Association said on Thursday....
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Partners-Care New England deal barely bumps Mass. healthcare spending

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The proposed merger of Partners HealthCare and Care New England won't have a dramatic effect on Massachusetts healthcare spending, even if care patterns significantly change, according to the Massachusetts Health Policy...
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Turkey to increase fixed exchange rate for pharma products by 26.4 percent: NTV

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
Turkey increased on Wednesday the fixed exchange rate by 26.4 percent for pharmaceutical products that are imported, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca was reported as saying by broadcaster NTV....
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Health 2.0: Applications that change the world

Feb 14, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
A recent article from the HIMSS Insights global eBook looked at the use of digital technologies in healthcare in the developing world....
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AI Diagnosis Tool Bridges The Gap Between Doctors And Patients

Feb 14, 2019 , Forbes
AI technology has been held up as the cure for healthcare, but radical systemic change may not help in the short term. AI diagnostic tools accessible to patients and doctors may give patients peace of mind, and reduce doctors' workloads at the same time - without interfering with their...
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Officials hope to change minds amid 'exquisitely contagious' measles outbreak

Feb 14, 2019 , CNN Health
Officials in Clark County, Washington, publish a list every day of where people infected with measles have been. Among them: busy spots like Concourse D at Oregon's Portland International Airport on January 7 and the sold-out Portland Trail Blazers' home game four days later. There's also a Costco, a Trader Joe's, numerous schools, day-care centers and churches, a swimming pool and even a trampoline park....
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Medicare Advantage plans' quality measures face new changes

Feb 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The National Committee for Quality Assurance is looking to change some quality measures it maintains for CMS for Medicare Advantage plans, and the healthcare accreditor wants public feedback on those...
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With climate change, what will your city's weather feel like in 60 years?

Feb 13, 2019 , CNN Health
Within your child or grandchild's lifetime, the weather may be dramatically different because of climate change. The past five years have already been the hottest on record for our planet, but based on new projections published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, it's going to get a lot hotter for the 250 million people living in North American cities....
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Pharma Companies Dramatically Slash List Price For Cholesterol Drug In Rare Move

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Rival cholesterol drugs Praluent and Repatha struggled as insurance companies and benefit managers made it difficult for patients to get the treatment. Because they were so expensive, even for patients with a genetic disorder that causes super-high cholesterol, insurers rejected the drugs 63 percent of the time. Now, both of their list prices have been cut, a move that could possibly hint at a change in the drug pricing system on the horizon. In other pharmaceutical news, brain cancer drugs,...
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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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FDA to Tighten Oversight of Supplements

Feb 12, 2019 , WebMD
The changes would be "one of the most significant modernizations of dietary supplement regulation and oversight in more than 25 years," FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in an agency news...
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Why This New Trend In Mobile Apps Could Change Your Life

Feb 11, 2019 , Forbes
See why this new trend can help you find that elusive work-life balance right at your...
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Data Points: Data exchange still a struggle 10 years after HITECH Act

Feb 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Despite much progress, the industry has yet to adopt a universal way to move patient records from one care setting to...
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'I love sex. I like to make money': What sex workers really want

Feb 09, 2019 , CNN Health
Foxxy Angel has been a sex worker in the Netherlands for 15 years and still loves what she does. However, though the profession is legal, sex workers across the country are fighting for change, matching a global sentiment for the job to recognized as just that: a job....
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How music can change your behavior

Feb 09, 2019 , CNN Health
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