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Data opens doors in healthcare, but then what?

Jun 13, 2014
A test for the healthcare system is how well providers respond to data.
Posted In: health care, healthcare reform, data
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center and Hospital in Camden, New Jersey.

Data: The secret ingredient in hospital cooperation

Jun 5, 2014
Sharing patient information could save billions a year, but it doesn't happen.
Posted In: data, health care

The triple tax break of a Health Savings Account

May 9, 2014
HSAs make that high-deductible insurance plan go down a little smoother.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, Health
Patient Hector Riviera in Camden, New Jersey.

Using data to treat the sickest and most expensive patients

Apr 24, 2014
"Super-utilizers" are one of the most pressing healthcare policy questions. And there is a striking lack of research.
Posted In: health care, data, research

Sebelius resigns after Obamacare woes

Apr 10, 2014
The HHS secretary announced she will step down after presiding over the rocky rollout of the ACA.
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Sebelius, ACA

When rural hospitals close, towns struggle to stay open

Apr 10, 2014
Rural hospitals are closing at a rate that’s starting to get some politicians’ attention.
Posted In: rural America, hospitals, health care

What to do when healthcare isn't enough

Apr 3, 2014
Social services are not always in step with medical care.
Posted In: health care, social services

Being uninsured versus underinsured

Mar 25, 2014
The deadline to sign up for health insurance approaches
Posted In: ACA, Obamacare, Health, health care

How many stars? Affordable Care Act user reviews

Mar 14, 2014
The March 31 enrollment deadline to sign up for Affordable Care Act benefits is about two weeks away. And this is the big one. Get covered, or start paying a penalty.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care

Hospitals are sharing data to save lives

Feb 14, 2014
Sharing data and best practices have caused dramatic savings
Posted In: health care, Health, hospitals, big data, data

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