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Will coordinating health care cut your medical bill?

Jun 13, 2013
Accountable care organizations are supposed to be one of the money-saving saviors of health care reform, but some fear they could drive prices up.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, health care reform

A health datapalooza: Washington and private health care's quest to mine health data

Jun 3, 2013
For two days, nearly 2,000 data geeks, entrepreneurs, federal bureaucrats and medical folks will descend on Washington, D.C., hoping to help solve the nation’s health care crisis through algorithms and spreadsheets.
Posted In: health care, big data, data mining

Doctors seek MBA's to grapple with health care reform

Jun 3, 2013
As health care reform starts upending the economics of medicine, the Kelley School -- a top-20 MBA program, based in Indiana -- is looking to cash in by launching an online MBA for just doctors.
Posted In: doctor, health care, Affordable Care Act

California's crystal ball for health insurance exchanges

May 23, 2013
California is the biggest state to unveil details of health-insurance plans to be sold on a state-run exchange. The policies provide a first look at the affordability -- and future -- of the Affordable Care Act.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, Obama-care, health care, insurance exchanges

For elderly, falling down can be costly accident

May 17, 2013
When a senior citizen falls to the ground, the resulting injury can cost tens of thousands of dollars. So health care professionals are working to eliminate the risk of falling down.
Posted In: elderly care, elderly, health care

House Republicans attempt to repeal Obamacare ... for the 37th time

May 16, 2013
Republicans in the House are expected to hold a vote today to repeal President Obama's health care initiative. It will be their 37th vote on the issue.
Posted In: health care, President Obama, Republicans, Congress

Dr. Eric Topol on the digital revolution in health care

May 13, 2013
Dr. Eric Topol on the digital revolution in health care
Posted In: health care, medical care, technology

The Obamacare charm offensive begins

May 10, 2013
The Affordable Care Act's PR push is gearing up for prime time.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health care reform

U.S. releases data showing striking differences in hospital prices

May 8, 2013
The public can search a database for prices for 100 common procedures at every hospital in the country, opening a window onto price differences.
Posted In: health care, hospital

Let's going shopping for surgery: New government data shines light on health care cost variations

May 8, 2013
You wouldn't dream of buying a new laptop without comparing prices -- why should health care be any different? The government is releasing new data about what hospitals charge in various places for medical procedures, and the prices vary widely.
Posted In: health care, health insurance, Affordable Care Act

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