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Athenahealth, Elliott Deal Wraps Up Months-Long, Contentious Process To Get Health Records Company To Sell

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Athenahealth has rejected the hedge fund's attempts to push it into a sale previously. The all-cash deal between the companies values the medical billing software maker at $135 per...
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Number of Top-Scoring Hospitals in Patient Safety Increases

Nov 14, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 12—The share of hospitals earning the highest patient safety grades increased in the latest scorecard from a national organization....
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Health privacy advocates worry DeepMind will break its promise not to share health data with Google

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
DeepMind Health says that it will be absorbed into Google Health, but it still won't be sharing patient health information with its parent company. Its critics remain...
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A $3 Billion Startup's Shares Gain On Hopes For A Cancer Blood Test

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
Shares in Guardant Health, which makes blood tests that can be used to detect mutations in cancer tumors, have doubled from the $19 price set in the company’s October 4 initial public offering....
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When High-Profile People Share Alzheimer’s Diagnosis, Millions Of Others With The Disease May Benefit

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Following on the heels of President Ronald Reagan and Tennessee's basketball coach Pat Summitt, Sandra Day O'Connor's announcement about her struggles with dementia helps caregivers and others afflicted by the disease deal with the stigma of the illness and make decisions to seek early diagnosis even though there is no cure. Other public health news looks at an Ebola clinical trial, a problem from soy-based baby formula, last year's deadly flu season, anorexia, poor sleep, wheat sensitivity,...
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Why and how to promote your staff wellness program

Nov 09, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Keeping your people on the job is just one positive aspect of a health initiative. Employee engagement—through shared goals and achievements—boosts morale and...
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Doctors share gun stories, demand action after NRA tells them to 'stay in their lane'

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
Two signs of the times: another mass shooting and more Twitter outrage. This time, though, the barbs over social media came from the medical community in response to a tweet from the National Rifle Association....
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Democrats win largest share of hospital, nursing home donations

Nov 07, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Senate Democratic candidates have been the biggest recipients of provider dollars this campaign cycle. Hospitals and nursing homes have ramped up their share of contributions to that party by more than 31 percentage points in the runup to the...
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CVS Health beats Street in Q3

Nov 07, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health’s tthird-quarter results narrowly beat Wall Street expectations, with the Woonsocket, R.I.-based company posting $47.3 billion in revenue and $1.73 in earnings per share ahead of the expected close of its acquisition of Aetna — which it now expects to close by Thanksgiving. Read More...
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Survey: The high cost of workplace communication screwups

Nov 07, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Drunken reply-alls. Disastrous texting typos. Expletive-laced emails to the wrong recipient. Workers share their most humiliating messaging...
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Families often share potentially dangerous antibiotics: study

Nov 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - A substantial proportion of parents confessed to giving their children antibiotics that had been prescribed for someone else, according to survey results presented by U.S. researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics conference in Orlando, Florida....
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Many U.S. Parents Share Leftover Antibiotics: Survey

Nov 04, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Many U.S. Parents Share Leftover Antibiotics: SurveyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/2/2018 12:00:00...
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LifePoint board OK with $120 million pay plan despite shareholder rejection

Nov 03, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
LifePoint Health's board of directors is plowing ahead with a $120 million golden parachute plan for four top executives ahead of the company's sale, despite overwhelming opposition from...
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Trevena opioid painkiller fails to win FDA approval, shares plunge

Nov 03, 2018 , Reuters
Trevena Inc shares plunged 45 percent on Friday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its opioid injection for managing acute pain, citing inadequate safety data....
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Survey: Many Parents Share Leftover Antibiotics

Nov 03, 2018 , WebMD
In a recent survey, about 48 percent of parents said they'd kept leftover antibiotics rather than properly dispose of them, and instead gave them to siblings, unrelated children and unrelated...
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DNA Sequencing Giant Illumina Will Buy Pacific Biosciences For $1.2 Billion – Exclusive CEO Interview

Nov 02, 2018 , Forbes
Illumina, the dominant maker of DNA sequencing machines, has agreed to purchase smaller rival Pacific Biosciences for $8 a share, or $1.2 billion, in an effort to cement its ownership of cutting-edge genetic...
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Weight Watchers shares tank as earnings misses, subscribers decline

Nov 02, 2018 , CNBC Health
Weight Watchers shares tanked nearly 14 percent Thursday after the company said the number of subscribers had declined for the second quarter in a row and its third-quarter earnings and revenue missed...
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Hims Launches Hers, A Direct-To-Consumer Site Selling Birth Control And Other Drugs

Nov 02, 2018 , Forbes
Men’s wellness brand Hims is launching a sister brand, Hers, selling acne creams, vitamins and one medication that’s faced a fair share of...
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Rite Aid's CEO And Board Face Confidence Vote

Nov 01, 2018 , Forbes
Rite Aid’s board and CEO face an uncertain vote from shareholders Tuesday when a new board slate is voted on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the company's annual meeting in New...
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Rite Aid Shareholders Press Pharmacy Chain To Report On How Addictive Painkiller Are Monitored

Nov 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Also in the news, more states are licensing new methadone clinics in communities hit hard by the opioid epidemic....
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