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Health care, fiscal cliff still raising questions post-election

Nov 9, 2012
Now that President Barack Obama has been re-elected, it's time to get to work. Two pressing issues: moving forward with the Affordable Care Act and the looming fiscal cliff.
Posted In: health care, insurance exchanges, fiscal cliff
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Marketing Obamacare to the masses

Nov 7, 2012
With the health care laws a sure thing, insurers are readying their sales pitches.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act
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Hospitals cash in on patient satisfaction

Oct 22, 2012
Under the new healthcare law, hospitals can be rewarded for improving patient care.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, hospital, health care
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Twitter blocks its first account and hospitals get more malware

Oct 19, 2012
Twitter blocks its first account officially, Google has a bad quarter and a new Chromebook, the emergency room has a virus.
Posted In: malware, health care, Twitter
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Former health care executive pushes critical film

Oct 1, 2012
A documentary critical of the health care industry has an unlikely benefactor -- a Tennessee entrepreneur who made his money as a health care executive.
Posted In: health care, documentary
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The booming new profession of patient advocate

Sep 26, 2012
As the health care system gets more complex, more people are turning to patient advocates for help.
Posted In: health care, patient advocate
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Knee replacement surgeries double

Sep 26, 2012
In recent years Americans have been replacing their knees at an remarkable rate.
Posted In: health care, surgery
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Health care spending grows 4% after downward trend

Sep 24, 2012
Study finds growth in healthcare spending has reversed its post-recession slump.
Posted In: health care, healthcare spending
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Moving from very poor neighborhoods improves health

Sep 20, 2012
Researchers have found that while moving out of poorer neighborhoods improves a person's health and general happiness, moving to a better-off region did not improve families' income.
Posted In: health care, poverty, neighborhoods, urban planning
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Alabama on the fence about taking money for Medicaid

Sep 18, 2012
Alabama joins a slew of lawmakers who are ambivalent about taking funds from the Fed to cover the millions more people who will become eligible for Medicaid under Obamacare.
Posted In: health care, medicaid, Affordable Care Act

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