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France's Lactalis gets go-ahead to reopen plant after tainted milk scandal

Sep 19, 2018 , Reuters
French authorities have given dairy giant Lactalis permission to resume selling baby milk from a factory that was closed after salmonella-contaminated milk produced there infected dozens of babies, the government said on Tuesday....
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CMS plans to stop hospitals from rejecting ASC patient transfers

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS wants to buck a trend of hospitals denying patient transfers from ambulatory surgery centers. The proposal is part of a broader effort to reduce providers' administrative burdens and improve access to...
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State Highlights: Exodus Of Cardiologists Disrupts Oregon Research Hospital Transplant Program; 320,000 Minnesotans Warily Prepare To Switch Medicare Plans

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Oregon, Minnesota, Kansas, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Georgia, California, Wisconsin, Ohio and...
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Few teens with chronic health problems have plans to take charge of their own care

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Less than one in five teens with chronic health problems have made plans with their pediatrician to take over responsibility for their own care and transition to seeing doctors who treat adults, a U.S. study suggests....
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Mandatory Bundle Gets Early Positive Results

Sep 18, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Sept. 14—Hospitals in Medicare’s first mandatory bundled payment model succeeded in cutting Medicare gross spending in their first year, according to a new analysis. The results come as Trump administration executives say they plan to introduce more mandatory models....
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Aggressive Breast Cancer Surgeries For Elderly Women ‘Might Be Worse Than Breast Cancer Itself’

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Because nursing home residents are often sick, there is a high mortality rate after surgeries, according to a recent study. In other news on breast health, the FDA announces plans to discuss implant...
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Free Gyms Help Those Recovering From Addiction Create Drug-Free Social Network

Sep 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In the midst of the opioid epidemic, new strategies of coping with the crisis are emerging as advocates recognize the need for a multi-pronged recovery plan. In other news: homeless outreach teams take the fight to the streets; a new product allows users to test their drugs for deadly contaminants; California lawmakers target prescriptions practices with potential database requirements; and...
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Organ wait list shortcut: Patients accepting kidneys, hearts infected with hepatitis C

Sep 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
It seems like an implausible solution: Accepting a transplant of an organ that is infected with hepatitis C. But, some patients faced with a last resort are doing just that -- accepting infected organs and then starting a course of antiviral drugs to eliminate traces of the virus, USA Today...
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A look inside Chan Zuckerberg, the philanthropic project funded by billions in Facebook stock sales

Sep 16, 2018 , CNBC Health
Two years after Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced an audacious plan to use their Facebook fortune to try and end disease in their children's lifetime, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has ballooned to 250...
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Some startup insurers are ditching the deductible

Sep 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Two health insurance startups that are ditching high-deductible plans in favor of straightforward copays illustrate a growing sentiment that having patients pay more out of pocket won't tame rising healthcare costs and could harm patients'...
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#MeToo era highlights importance of emergency CEO succession plans

Sep 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Healthcare's C-suite hasn't seen quite as many #MeToo departures as other industries, but experts say today's environment highlights the need for emergency CEO succession...
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Heart health start-up AliveCor says its sales have rocketed since Apple announced plans to compete

Sep 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra says its sales have doubled since Apple's...
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Launches $2B Fund To Help The Homeless, Build Preschools For Low-Income Families

Sep 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The world's richest man has been coming under pressure to help with the growing homeless problems. He tweeted about his philanthropic plans writing he wants "to be helping people in the here and now—short term—at the intersection of urgent need and lasting...
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Zimbabwe's opposition leader postpones mock inauguration after cholera outbreak

Sep 15, 2018 , Reuters
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader has postponed plans for a mock inauguration on Saturday following a police ban on public gatherings as the country battles to contain a cholera outbreak that has killed 26 people....
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Planned Parenthood picks Baltimore health commissioner as new president

Sep 14, 2018 , CNN Health
Dr. Leana Wen, health commissioner for the city of Baltimore, has been chosen to be the new president of Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit that provides reproductive health services in the United States....
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Saudi Arabia tells WTO it plans to adopt plain tobacco packaging

Sep 13, 2018 , Reuters
Saudi Arabia notified the World Trade Organization on Wednesday that it plans to adopt plain packaging of tobacco products, a public health measure strongly opposed by major tobacco firms....
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Rates of uninsured in US hold steady at historic low 8.8 percent

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
The data paints a picture of stable health insurance coverage, across both private and government health plans, in a year that saw repeated efforts by the White House and Republicans in Congress to repeal...
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Communicators get creative to warn about Hurricane Florence

Sep 13, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
The vast storm is bearing down on the East Coast, forcing evacuations and disrupting travel plans. Here’s how communicators are warning their audiences about the incoming...
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39 navigators to receive grants to aid 2019 ACA enrollment

Sep 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS is drastically reducing the number of navigators who will receive grants this year to assist with exchange enrollment. Under the new criteria, navigators can help people enroll in non-ACA health...
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Leana Wen will be the first physician to lead Planned Parenthood in nearly 50 years

Sep 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced on Wednesday that Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Leana Wen will serve as its sixth president beginning in November. She'll be the first physician to lead the organization in nearly 50...
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