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Mysterious burns on teen's face caused by brush with toxic plant

Jul 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Alex Childress went to his parents for help with what he thought was a severe sunburn after working outside at his summer landscaping job....
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Illinois employee benefit company files suit against Teladoc for overcharges, tortious interference

Jul 15, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Key Benefit Administrators (KBA), an Illinois-based administrator of self-funded employee welfare benefit plans for enterprises, has brought a lawsuit against Teladoc alleging a breach in obligations, pecuniary loss, defamation, and tortious interference all stemming from $450,000 in overcharges. In a statement to MobiHealthNews, Teladoc said that it was “optimistic” that this dispute could be resolved, and suggested that the suit could potentially be settled out of...
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July 16-20: Congress to Examine Stark Law Modifications; Verma Pledges Changes

Jul 14, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
July 12—As Congress gears up to examine statutory changes to the Stark Law next week, the Trump administration is planning to implement changes on an administrative basis....
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A 3-Pronged Plan to Cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Jul 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: A 3-Pronged Plan to Cut Type 2 Diabetes RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Facebook Live: The Marketing Plan That Fueled An Addiction Epidemic

Jul 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
KHN senior correspondent Fred Schulte talks about a cache of files detailing Purdue Pharma’s early OxyContin marketing...
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Why Canadian insurers are wary of covering medical marijuana

Jul 14, 2018 , Reuters
Sun Life Financial, Canada's No. 2 insurer, recently started covering medical marijuana in its Canadian health insurance plan - more than 17 years after the country first legalized it....
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Creating A Safety Plan For Patients Who End Up In Hospital For Suicide Attempt Can Have ‘Phenomenal’ Results

Jul 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The small step has proven to be simple yet effective at a time when patients are at their most vulnerable for another attempt. In other public health news: high blood pressure, diets, positive people, mysterious attacks, anti-aging drugs, and more....
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Amazon, Xealth working on pilot program to deliver products to patients after hospital discharge

Jul 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
This pilot with Providence and health start-up Xealth provides a window into Amazon's health...
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Foxconn, Advocate Aurora launch data-driven health venture

Jul 13, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Foxconn and the newly formed Advocate Aurora Health announced a technology partnership Thursday to gather Foxconn employees' data to lower their healthcare costs and improve their health. If it works, they plan to expand the...
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Bucking Trump, Health Insurers Expand Obamacare Footprints

Jul 13, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurers Bright Health, Centene, Oscar Health and Blue Cross plans are forging ahead with Obamacare expansions despite verbal and financial attacks from the Trump...
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They were waiting for an organ transplant. Then their program shut down

Jul 12, 2018 , CNN Health
When the hospital called, Dustin Cuzick thought it might just be routine paperwork, but he had also been hoping for good news: that a friend had been cleared to donate a kidney for him....
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Study: Medicare Advantage Cut ER Visits 33% Compared To Fee-For-Service

Jul 12, 2018 , Forbes
Seniors enrolled in private Medicare Advantage plans had 33% fewer emergency room visits and 23% fewer stays in a hospital than those enrolled in traditional fee-for-service Medicare, Avalere Health...
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Nevada to execute an inmate using a new, controversial drug combination

Jul 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Nevada plans to execute a convicted murderer with a combination of drugs that has never been used before to carry out a capital punishment sentence....
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Pfizer separates consumer health unit in business rejig

Jul 12, 2018 , Reuters
Pfizer Inc announced plans on Wednesday to reorganize into three units, separating its consumer healthcare business that the U.S. drugmaker has been trying to sell since last year....
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MA Gets Better Outcomes Despite Sicker Enrollees: Study

Jul 12, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
July 10—Contrary to general belief, Medicare Advantage (MA) plan enrollees are initially sicker than those in fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare, according to new research. And once enrolled, MA beneficiaries get better care at a lower cost....
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Trump told Pfizer CEO price hikes hurt his drug plan: source

Jul 12, 2018 , Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump called Pfizer Chief Executive Ian Read on Tuesday to say the company's July 1 price hikes had complicated the administration's drug pricing plans, prompting the company to defer its planned increases, according to a source familiar with the matter....
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Indiana Planned Parenthood Clinic Closes, Blaming ‘Intimidation And Harassment’ Of Their Patients, Providers

Jul 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The clinic directed patients to Planned Parenthood sites in Elkhart and Mishawaka, both cities roughly a two-hour drive north of Fort...
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Why Atul Gawande Will Soon Be The Most Feared CEO In Healthcare

Jul 11, 2018 , Forbes
Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon did not hire Atul Gawande to set up a conventional insurance system or haggle with doctors and hospitals over prices. He was hired to disrupt the industry, to make traditional health plans obsolete, and to create a bold new future for American...
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Implantable Device Provides New Treatment Option For Epilepsy Patients

Jul 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Richard Pollitt was at the end of his rope after years of suffering regular seizures, with some lasting five minutes and preventing him from working and enjoying his favorite pastimes. Desperate for relief after medications did not work, Pollitt had a small battery-powered device implanted in his sk......
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Infographic: Focus on advance care planning

Jul 11, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Health care providers play a crucial role when patients are considering their...
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