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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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