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Concentrated, Intensive Programs Offer Short-Term Alternative To Traditional Weekly Therapy Sessions

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Some patients can finish therapy in just a few weeks. The model is gaining popularity because it is proving to be as effective as long-term weekly treatments. In other public health news: vaping, med students, Lyme disease, autism, HPV, toxins in water, work wellness programs and more....
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Advocates sue to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement

Aug 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Advocacy groups sued to block Arkansas' Medicaid work requirement in federal court, two months after they won a federal ruling halting Kentucky's similar waiver...
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Bundled Payment Deals Prompt Hospitals to Rethink Relationships with SNFs

Aug 15, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Aug. 14—Hospital and health system CFOs who are trying to make bundled payments work may find an answer in closer clinical alignment with skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), according to a new study....
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‘Delay, Deny And Hope You Die’: NFL’s Byzantine Rules Stymie Ex-Players Seeking Health Benefits

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
But Paul Scott, who worked as the NFL's benefit plan point person, wants to change that. He's hoping to help former players through the application process to get the disability benefits they've earned. Meanwhile, experts find fault in the way the University of Maryland treated football player Jordan McNair when he suffered from heatstroke, which led to his...
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Even Going To In-Network Hospitals Can Land You With A Big Medical Bill

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
When patients go to an in-network facility, they can still be treated by an out-of-network medical professional--anesthesia or pathology claims being among the most common....
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Adult-Child Conversations Strengthen Language Regions Of Developing Brain

Aug 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Young children who are regularly engaged in conversation by adults may have stronger connections between two developing brain regions critical for language, according to a study of healthy young children that confirms a hypothesis registered with the Open Science Framework. This finding, published i......
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Expert advice on crafting effective workplace surveys

Aug 15, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Before you gather employee feedback, consider this helpful guidance regarding length, design, frequency and...
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Viewpoints: President Lacks Constitutional Right To Do Away With Health Law; Few Good Answers Exist On Value Of Work Requirements

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Trump administration sued over Arkansas' Medicaid work requirements

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Advocacy groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the decision by President Donald Trump's administration to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients in the state....
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Newborns dying where antibiotics no longer work

Aug 15, 2018 , CNN Health
In a sweltering room in the corner of the Chatinkha nursery in Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, Lilian Matchaya is expressing milk....
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Emory Healthcare, DeKalb Medical clear last hurdle to merger

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Decatur, Ga.-based DeKalb Medical and its three hospitals will operate under Atlanta-based Emory, which includes a seven-hospital...
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Orchard raises $150 million to expand after GSK gene therapy deal

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
Anglo-American biotech company Orchard Therapeutics has raised a further $150 million to fund its work in gene therapy, building on earlier fundraisings worth more than $140 million....
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With Few Clinical Trials For Alzheimer’s Drugs Under Way, Neuroligists Cite ‘Urgent Need’

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Experts also raise questions about why there isn't more outrage about the paucity of trials. "There is an element of age discrimination,” neurologist Sam Gandy said, including “the argument that those affected by dementia have already had the opportunity to have long lives.” In other news on Alzheimer's, Massachusetts' lawmakers pass the first bill in the nation requires special training for health care workers....
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Rude Coworkers, Stricter Moms?

Aug 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Rude Coworkers, Stricter Moms?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/13/2018 12:00:00...
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Powerful Health Care Players Gear Up To Push Back Against Single-Payer In Case ‘Blue Wave’ Hits Hard

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Industry players who usually don't work together are bonding over the potential push for a single-payer system, which has become a litmus test among progressive...
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Your nonprofit comms team deserves recognition

Aug 13, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
How did you achieve great results for your nonprofit? Share your work with PR Daily’s 2018 Nonprofit PR Awards. The extended deadline is Aug....
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Working Out After Baby

Aug 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Working Out After BabyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00...
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Parkinson's Foundation Designates Three Centers Of Excellence In Parkinson's Care

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the addition of three new Centers of Excellence to its global network: Cleveland Clinic; Medical University of South Carolina; and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. The Cleveland Clinic designation includes three satellite clinics in Las Vegas, NV, ......
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Manager support of employees with depression may reduce absenteeism

Aug 11, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - In a working environment where managers feel comfortable offering help and support rather than avoiding employees with depression, absenteeism is lower and presenteeism is higher, according to a study covering 15 countries....
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Fitbit names new head of engineering, higi announces executive chairman, and other digital health hires

Aug 11, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Floridian healthcare IT company Modernizing Medicine has tapped Patrick DeAngelo for the role of vice president and general manger of business services. DeAngelo has worked in revenue cycle, operational, and technical departments at major healthcare companies for 20 years. His new duties will include leading revenue cycle management (RCM) operations, the sales team, and value-based care services at Modernizing...
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