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Commentary: Hospital-insurer collaborations can reduce readmissions, cut costs

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Provider-payer collaborations, through aligned incentives and leveraging a wealth of data, can achieve better care outcomes at a lower...
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Researchers Report Acute Findings From Havana Embassy Phenomenon

Jan 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Beginning in late 2016, U.S. diplomats and family members stationed in Havana, Cuba, reported a number of sudden-onset symptoms, including dizziness, ear pain and tinnitus. They noted a high frequency, loud and very localized sound that sometimes followed them as they moved through a room. For the f......
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Shopko Bankruptcy Puts 146 Pharmacies In Play For CVS, Walgreens And Kroger

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Shopko said it will exit the pharmacy business, putting 146 pharmacies for sale following filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday with plans to close about 40 additional stores, sell assets and possibly seek an equias part of plan to exit the prescription business, the retailer confirmed...
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MedPAC members consider arbitration to control drug prices

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission members say the panel needs to explore how to lower hospitals' drug prices covered under Medicare Part A, with some members floating binding arbitration as a...
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Financial Challenges Top Hospital Leaders’ Main Concerns From 2018

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Those economic worries were followed by concerns about government mandates and patient safety....
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CVS and Walmart resolve short-lived reimbursement dispute

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
CVS Health and Walmart said they have resolved a contract dispute and inked a new multiyear contract that allows certain CVS pharmacy benefit management customers to continue filling prescriptions at Walmart...
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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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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
Lesser threat seen from Amazon and government action to lower...
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Perspectives From The JP Morgan Healthcare Conference And CES 2019

Jan 19, 2019 , Forbes
I’ve been attending the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference for many years in a variety of roles. This year I also attended part of CES. Heading into them this year, it would be easy to have low expectations for the future of health...
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Long-term exercise by older adults tied to lower risk of falls

Jan 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests....
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Appeals Court Rules Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The appeals court returned the case to U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, arguing he didn't follow proper medical standards when ruling in favor of Planned Parenthood in 2017. Texas has sought repeatedly to cut funding for Planned Parenthood....
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Azar's reference drug pricing model makes inroads with GOP

Jan 19, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration's idea to tie Medicare drug spending to other countries' lower prices is popular with progressive Democrats, but can HHS Secretary Alex Azar bring Senate Republicans on...
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FDA clears the way to increase access and lower cost of life-saving opioid overdose treatment drug

Jan 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA's change clears the way for drugmakers to sell naloxone without a prescription. The life-saving treatment for opioids is also known as Narcan and...
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Teladoc adds back health tool for members

Jan 18, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Teladoc teamed up with Telespine to give members videos and exercise programs that target lower back...
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Flu Season 2018-19: How Are We Doing?

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
This flu season has shown both higher immunization rates and lower rates of flu-like illnesses. There continue to be hospitalizations due to flu-like complications, and deaths due to flu, but, to date, the incidence of all flu-related illnesses has declined this...
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Stop & Shop pilot to offer cashier-less shopping on-demand

Jan 18, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Stop & Shop will launch driverless grocery vehicles in the Greater Boston area that allows customers to shop for goods from the vehicle and pay for it automatically when they're done. Read More...
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Acupressure Relieves Long-Term Symptoms Of Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Finds

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new study finds acupressure could be a low-cost, at-home solution to a suite of persistent side effects that linger after breast cancer treatment ends. Researchers from the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center reported in 2016 that acupressure helped reduce fatigue in breast cancer survivor......
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UNLV Startup Uses Genes To Create Personalized Diets

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
It turns out you really are what you eat, according to UNLV scientists who have publicly launched a site that uses computer software to scan users’ DNA for potential health problems and create personalized diets that help lower the risks. Food Genes and Me is a spinoff company developed by the Neva......
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FDA gets closer to making naloxone available over the counter

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to allow the over-the-counter purchase of the drug overdose-reversal medication naloxone in an effort to expand greater access to the lifesaving...
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Opioid Use in Pregnancy Linked to Birth Defects?

Jan 18, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers recently found that counties that had higher rates of opioid prescribing had nearly two times more babies born with their intestines outside of their bodies, a condition known as gastroschisis, compared with counties with low opioid prescribing...
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