Thursday, December 29, 2016

A look back at hospital mergers & acquisitions in 2016 | FierceHealthcare

A look back at hospital mergers & acquisitions in 2016 | FierceHealthcare

Georgia GOP leaders hope to avoid snags over hospital tax | The Augusta Chronicle

Georgia GOP leaders hope to avoid snags over hospital tax | The Augusta Chronicle

Thursday, December 22, 2016

How the University of Georgia Embraces ‘Stop the Bleed’ - Campus Safety

How the University of Georgia Embraces ‘Stop the Bleed’ - Campus Safety

TFAH report indicates improvement needed in health emergency preparedness | Local News | albanyherald.com

TFAH report indicates improvement needed in health emergency preparedness | Local News | albanyherald.com

With its future cloudy, ACA continues to draw rising enrollment | Georgia Health News

With its future cloudy, ACA continues to draw rising enrollment | Georgia Health News

Latest Hospital Injury Penalties Include Crackdown On Antibiotic Resistant Germs | Kaiser Health News

Latest Hospital Injury Penalties Include Crackdown On Antibiotic Resistant Germs | Kaiser Health News

Senators urge action to block drastic drug price hikes - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Senators urge action to block drastic drug price hikes - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

As Ga.'s Rural Hospitals Close, Communities Deal With Effects | WABE 90.1 FM

As Ga.'s Rural Hospitals Close, Communities Deal With Effects | WABE 90.1 FM

Hospitals And Surgery Centers Play Tug-Of-War Over America’s Ailing Knees | Kaiser Health News

Hospitals And Surgery Centers Play Tug-Of-War Over America’s Ailing Knees | Kaiser Health News

The 2016 Year in Review: Winners and losers - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

The 2016 Year in Review: Winners and losers - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Medicare sticks with mandatory bundled-pay demo, but Tom Price likely to intervene - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Medicare sticks with mandatory bundled-pay demo, but Tom Price likely to intervene - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Georgia lawmakers steamed as rural hospitals’ aid goes to consultants

Georgia lawmakers steamed as rural hospitals’ aid goes to consultants

Georgia lawmakers steamed as rural hospitals’ aid goes to consultants

Georgia lawmakers steamed as rural hospitals’ aid goes to consultants

The Throwaway Scope: A Way To Ditch Superbugs? | Kaiser Health News

The Throwaway Scope: A Way To Ditch Superbugs? | Kaiser Health News

Study Questions Post-Colonoscopy ED Visit as Quality Indicator - General Surgery News

Study Questions Post-Colonoscopy ED Visit as Quality Indicator - General Surgery News

Data suggest New York hospital prices depend on leverage, not quality - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Data suggest New York hospital prices depend on leverage, not quality - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Renewed Tennessee Medicaid waiver will limit uncompensated-care funds - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Renewed Tennessee Medicaid waiver will limit uncompensated-care funds - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Monday, December 19, 2016

Republicans' ACA replacement goal: 'Universal access' to healthcare coverage | FierceHealthcare

Republicans' ACA replacement goal: 'Universal access' to healthcare coverage | FierceHealthcare

Drug overdose deaths rise significantly in past 5 years | Online Athens

Drug overdose deaths rise significantly in past 5 years | Online Athens

The human face — and the uncertain politics — of Medicaid expansion | Georgia Health News

The human face — and the uncertain politics — of Medicaid expansion | Georgia Health News

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‎bigstory.ap.org/article/dc5e151bc42647eda01f4b5c3fdcb6fa

OxyContin goes global — “We’re only just getting started” - Los Angeles Times

OxyContin goes global — “We’re only just getting started” - Los Angeles Times

Mylan Launching Half-Price, Generic Version Of EpiPen : Shots - Health News : NPR

Mylan Launching Half-Price, Generic Version Of EpiPen : Shots - Health News : NPR

Beyond Opioids: Surgeons Explore New Approaches To Pain Control - General Surgery News

Beyond Opioids: Surgeons Explore New Approaches To Pain Control - General Surgery News

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Guns and health: A controversy that continues | Georgia Health News

Guns and health: A controversy that continues | Georgia Health News

Piedmont Hospital gets approval for $603 million expansion, 16-story tower - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Piedmont Hospital gets approval for $603 million expansion, 16-story tower - Atlanta Business Chronicle

State’s highest court will hear Northside open records case | Georgia Health News

State’s highest court will hear Northside open records case | Georgia Health News

Anthem-Cigna Merger Goes to Judge for Ruling That Could End Deal - Bloomberg

Anthem-Cigna Merger Goes to Judge for Ruling That Could End Deal - Bloomberg

GOP’s Timetable For Getting Repeal To Trump May Be Ambitious | Kaiser Health News

GOP’s Timetable For Getting Repeal To Trump May Be Ambitious | Kaiser Health News

Insurance merger trials consider how to define markets - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Insurance merger trials consider how to define markets - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Monday, December 12, 2016

DOJ grills Molina exec during Aetna-Humana trial | FierceHealthcare

DOJ grills Molina exec during Aetna-Humana trial | FierceHealthcare

Ga. Lawmakers, Advocates, Uninsured Await Healthcare Change | WABE 90.1 FM

Ga. Lawmakers, Advocates, Uninsured Await Healthcare Change | WABE 90.1 FM

Trump and the GOP are charging forward with Obamacare repeal, but few are eager to follow - LA Times

Trump and the GOP are charging forward with Obamacare repeal, but few are eager to follow - LA Times

Price Poised To Protect Doctors’ Interests At HHS | Kaiser Health News

Price Poised To Protect Doctors’ Interests At HHS | Kaiser Health News

‘Stop the Bleed’ Campaign Focuses on Saving Lives With Simple Techniques - General Surgery News

‘Stop the Bleed’ Campaign Focuses on Saving Lives With Simple Techniques - General Surgery News

Friday, December 9, 2016

State identifies rural hospitals in biggest need of donation help | Georgia Health News

State identifies rural hospitals in biggest need of donation help | Georgia Health News

Many Parents With Job-Based Coverage Still Turn To Medicaid, CHIP To Insure Kids | Kaiser Health News

Many Parents With Job-Based Coverage Still Turn To Medicaid, CHIP To Insure Kids | Kaiser Health News

‘Enhanced Recovery’ Protocol Superior to Conventional Care for Colon Cancer Surgery - General Surgery News

‘Enhanced Recovery’ Protocol Superior to Conventional Care for Colon Cancer Surgery - General Surgery News

Healthcare leaders want Trump to continue focus on value-based care - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Healthcare leaders want Trump to continue focus on value-based care - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

The GOP may have a hard time replacing the ACA's individual mandate - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

The GOP may have a hard time replacing the ACA's individual mandate - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

The GOP may have a hard time replacing the ACA's individual mandate - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

The GOP may have a hard time replacing the ACA's individual mandate - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Aetna-Humana trial begins with debate over Medicare Advantage, ACA exchange competition | FierceHealthcare

Aetna-Humana trial begins with debate over Medicare Advantage, ACA exchange competition | FierceHealthcare

Hospitals warn Trump, Congress of massive losses with Affordable Care Act repeal - The Washington Post

Hospitals warn Trump, Congress of massive losses with Affordable Care Act repeal - The Washington Post

Georgia Gov. Deal touts state’s economy, state budget in address to lawmakers | Online Athens

Georgia Gov. Deal touts state’s economy, state budget in address to lawmakers | Online Athens

Health Insurers List Demands if Affordable Care Act Is Killed - The New York Times

Health Insurers List Demands if Affordable Care Act Is Killed - The New York Times

Georgia stands to gain from massive medical research measure

Georgia stands to gain from massive medical research measure

Georgia stands to gain from massive medical research measure

Georgia stands to gain from massive medical research measure

Study: 'Obamacare' Repeal-Only Would Make 30M Uninsured - ABC News

Study: 'Obamacare' Repeal-Only Would Make 30M Uninsured - ABC News

Patient-Centered Checklist Can Improve Surgical Care and Patient Satisfaction - General Surgery News

Patient-Centered Checklist Can Improve Surgical Care and Patient Satisfaction - General Surgery News

Tenet locks up national contracts with giants UnitedHealthcare and Centene - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Tenet locks up national contracts with giants UnitedHealthcare and Centene - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Hospitals warn of job losses, billions in cuts if Trump repeals ACA - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Hospitals warn of job losses, billions in cuts if Trump repeals ACA - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Insurers’ Flawed Directories Leave Patients Scrambling For In-Network Doctors | Kaiser Health News

Insurers’ Flawed Directories Leave Patients Scrambling For In-Network Doctors | Kaiser Health News

Aetna-Humana antitrust trial to hinge on Medicare market

Aetna-Humana antitrust trial to hinge on Medicare market

McConnell Cautions Replacement to Health Law to Take Time - ABC News

McConnell Cautions Replacement to Health Law to Take Time - ABC News

G.O.P. Plans Immediate Repeal of Health Law, Then a Delay - The New York Times

G.O.P. Plans Immediate Repeal of Health Law, Then a Delay - The New York Times

U.S. attorneys say Aetna-Humana merger would spike Medicare prices - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

U.S. attorneys say Aetna-Humana merger would spike Medicare prices - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Monday, December 5, 2016

Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure

Plastic Surgeons Urge Giving Up E-Cigs Before Procedure

21st Century Cures Legislation: Winners And Losers : Shots - Health News : NPR

21st Century Cures Legislation: Winners And Losers : Shots - Health News : NPR

Legislators expected to tackle hospital, education funding in 2017 | News | gwinnettdailypost.com

Legislators expected to tackle hospital, education funding in 2017 | News | gwinnettdailypost.com

Anthem’s Cigna Takeover May Draw $3 Billion Blue Cross Fine - Bloomberg

Anthem’s Cigna Takeover May Draw $3 Billion Blue Cross Fine - Bloomberg

Grab Bag Of Goodies In 21st Century Cures Act | Kaiser Health News

Grab Bag Of Goodies In 21st Century Cures Act | Kaiser Health News

Friday, December 2, 2016

Pulse Check: Does Trump need a health care czar? - POLITICO

Pulse Check: Does Trump need a health care czar? - POLITICO

Pulse Check: Does Trump need a health care czar? - POLITICO

Pulse Check: Does Trump need a health care czar? - POLITICO

Senator warns against simultaneous overhaul of Medicare and Obamacare | Reuters

Senator warns against simultaneous overhaul of Medicare and Obamacare | Reuters

GOP's Medicare plans run into wall in the Senate - POLITICO

GOP's Medicare plans run into wall in the Senate - POLITICO

Medicaid Is Balm And Benefit For Victims Of Gun Violence | Kaiser Health News

Medicaid Is Balm And Benefit For Victims Of Gun Violence | Kaiser Health News

Just 1 in 4 want to see ACA repealed - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Just 1 in 4 want to see ACA repealed - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

House passes Cures Act 392-26 - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

House passes Cures Act 392-26 - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing

U.S. to Ban Smoking in Public Housing

Exchange sign-ups in Georgia higher than last year’s | Georgia Health News

Exchange sign-ups in Georgia higher than last year’s | Georgia Health News

Tom Price, Trump's Pick For HHS, Has An Obamacare Alternative In Mind : Shots - Health News : NPR

Tom Price, Trump's Pick For HHS, Has An Obamacare Alternative In Mind : Shots - Health News : NPR

Tom Price, H.H.S. Nominee, Drafted Remake of Health Law - The New York Times

Tom Price, H.H.S. Nominee, Drafted Remake of Health Law - The New York Times

Trump's picks for HHS and CMS signal a move to barrel through ACA repeal and replacement - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Trump's picks for HHS and CMS signal a move to barrel through ACA repeal and replacement - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Trump's CMS pick is viewed as both patient advocate and foe - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Trump's CMS pick is viewed as both patient advocate and foe - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

As Anthem-Cigna trial begins, a look back at the deal's key moments | FierceHealthcare

As Anthem-Cigna trial begins, a look back at the deal's key moments | FierceHealthcare

Back To The Future: Insurance Pools For High-Risk Patients Could Be Revived | Kaiser Health News

Back To The Future: Insurance Pools For High-Risk Patients Could Be Revived | Kaiser Health News

Study Sets Ideals For Opioid Use in General Surgery - General Surgery News

Study Sets Ideals For Opioid Use in General Surgery - General Surgery News

CMS releases list of possible Medicare quality, efficiency reporting measures - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

CMS releases list of possible Medicare quality, efficiency reporting measures - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

As HHS secretary, Price would likely focus on state healthcare reform - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

As HHS secretary, Price would likely focus on state healthcare reform - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Is America ready for a major Medicare overhaul? - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Is America ready for a major Medicare overhaul? - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Trauma Patients May Benefit From Inpatient Rehabilitation After Discharge

Trauma Patients May Benefit From Inpatient Rehabilitation After Discharge

Lawmakers: Changes to Obamacare will affect how General Assembly addresses coverage in Jan. - Rome News-Tribune: Local

Lawmakers: Changes to Obamacare will affect how General Assembly addresses coverage in Jan. - Rome News-Tribune: Local

Trump Health Overhaul Could Follow Paul Ryan's Playbook : Shots - Health News : NPR

Trump Health Overhaul Could Follow Paul Ryan's Playbook : Shots - Health News : NPR

Major changes for Medicaid coming under Trump and the GOP - Nov. 21, 2016

Major changes for Medicaid coming under Trump and the GOP - Nov. 21, 2016

CMS seeks to block supplemental Medicaid payments to providers - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

CMS seeks to block supplemental Medicaid payments to providers - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Anthem, DOJ attorneys present opening statements in merger trial - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Anthem, DOJ attorneys present opening statements in merger trial - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

House Republicans seek delay in case to end ACA cost-sharing subsidies - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

House Republicans seek delay in case to end ACA cost-sharing subsidies - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Emergency docs fire back at Cigna's ad campaign | FierceHealthcare

Emergency docs fire back at Cigna's ad campaign | FierceHealthcare

Death rates rise when hospitals replace RNs with assistants | FierceHealthcare

Death rates rise when hospitals replace RNs with assistants | FierceHealthcare

Hospital impact: How rural hospital closings weaken the nation's health | FierceHealthcare

Hospital impact: How rural hospital closings weaken the nation's health | FierceHealthcare

Patient-Centered Checklist Improves Surgical Care, Patient Satisfaction - General Surgery News

Patient-Centered Checklist Improves Surgical Care, Patient Satisfaction - General Surgery News

Academic or Private Practice? - General Surgery News

Academic or Private Practice? - General Surgery News

Commonwealth Fund says Americans are sicker, skip care more than citizens of other high-income nations - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Commonwealth Fund says Americans are sicker, skip care more than citizens of other high-income nations - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Monday, November 14, 2016

Trauma symposium leads training on tourniquets

Trauma symposium leads training on tourniquets

Is Paul Ryan already eyeing Medicare cuts? - The Washington Post

Is Paul Ryan already eyeing Medicare cuts? - The Washington Post

Donald Trump Says He May Keep Parts of Obama Health Care Act - The New York Times

Donald Trump Says He May Keep Parts of Obama Health Care Act - The New York Times

Hopes for Precision Medicine Initiative, Cancer Moonshot rest with lame-duck Congress - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Hopes for Precision Medicine Initiative, Cancer Moonshot rest with lame-duck Congress - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Trump picks 'A-team' for healthcare transition as ACA repeal looms - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Trump picks 'A-team' for healthcare transition as ACA repeal looms - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Repeal and replace Obamacare? It's not gonna be easy - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Repeal and replace Obamacare? It's not gonna be easy - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Thursday, November 10, 2016

How will a Trump presidency affect health care in Georgia? | Georgia Health News

How will a Trump presidency affect health care in Georgia? | Georgia Health News

Millions Could Lose Medicaid Coverage Under Trump Plan | Kaiser Health News

Millions Could Lose Medicaid Coverage Under Trump Plan | Kaiser Health News

Surgeons Debate Core Causes of Chronic Pain After Hernia Repair - General Surgery News

Surgeons Debate Core Causes of Chronic Pain After Hernia Repair - General Surgery News

Virtual Reality Approaches ‘Game Changer’ Status in Surgery - General Surgery News

Virtual Reality Approaches ‘Game Changer’ Status in Surgery - General Surgery News

Hospitals fear financial impact of repealing Obamacare - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Hospitals fear financial impact of repealing Obamacare - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Policy experts say quick repeal and replace of Obamacare unlikely - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Policy experts say quick repeal and replace of Obamacare unlikely - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Trump, GOP sweep may disrupt every corner of health insurance market - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Trump, GOP sweep may disrupt every corner of health insurance market - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Monday, November 7, 2016

Lt. Governor addresses annual pre-legislative breakfast attendees | The Augusta Chronicle

Lt. Governor addresses annual pre-legislative breakfast attendees | The Augusta Chronicle

Anatomy of Sepsis: Most Cases Start Outside the Hospital - General Surgery News

Anatomy of Sepsis: Most Cases Start Outside the Hospital - General Surgery News

Anatomy of Sepsis: Most Cases Start Outside the Hospital - General Surgery News

Anatomy of Sepsis: Most Cases Start Outside the Hospital - General Surgery News

Hernia Prevention Code: Taking the Step From Category III to Category I - General Surgery News

Hernia Prevention Code: Taking the Step From Category III to Category I - General Surgery News

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study

Flavored E-Cigarettes May Entice Teens to Smoke: Study

Less than one-quarter of Georgia hospitals score “A” in safety ratings | Georgia Health News

Less than one-quarter of Georgia hospitals score “A” in safety ratings | Georgia Health News

Narrow networks may leave some patients without care they counted on | Georgia Health News

Narrow networks may leave some patients without care they counted on | Georgia Health News

First-year doctors would be allowed to work 24-hour shifts under new rules - The Washington Post

First-year doctors would be allowed to work 24-hour shifts under new rules - The Washington Post

Friday, November 4, 2016

Site-neutral pay rule leaves hospital-owned outpatient facilities with uncertain future - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Site-neutral pay rule leaves hospital-owned outpatient facilities with uncertain future - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Should Medicare pull the plug on value-based purchasing? - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Should Medicare pull the plug on value-based purchasing? - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Federal tab for insurance subsidies may boost scrutiny of provider competition - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Federal tab for insurance subsidies may boost scrutiny of provider competition - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Graphic Cigarette Pack Labels May Cut U.S. Smoking Deaths

Graphic Cigarette Pack Labels May Cut U.S. Smoking Deaths

Smoking Wreaks Genetic Havoc on Lungs, Study Warns

Smoking Wreaks Genetic Havoc on Lungs, Study Warns

Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study

Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study

Friday, October 28, 2016

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Risk of Pregnancy Complications

New CEO of AUMC focusing on improving patient safety and satisfaction | The Augusta Chronicle

New CEO of AUMC focusing on improving patient safety and satisfaction | The Augusta Chronicle

Acquisition of Piedmont Athens Regional creates negative outlook for Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare, bond rating service says

Acquisition of Piedmont Athens Regional creates negative outlook for Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare, bond rating service says

Memorial Health's Maggie Gill: System continues to lose money | SavannahNow

Memorial Health's Maggie Gill: System continues to lose money | SavannahNow

Lack of Choice in Health Insurance Markets a Growing Problem - The New York Times

Lack of Choice in Health Insurance Markets a Growing Problem - The New York Times

Study Finds Significant Differences In Plans Sold On Or Off The Exchanges | Kaiser Health News

Study Finds Significant Differences In Plans Sold On Or Off The Exchanges | Kaiser Health News

Aetna profits bolstered by Medicare, Medicaid. Insurer confident merger with Humana will close. - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Aetna profits bolstered by Medicare, Medicaid. Insurer confident merger with Humana will close. - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Blog: Some hospital systems pioneer transparent pricing, but industrywide progress is slow - Modern Healthcare Vital Signs | The healthcare business blog from Modern Healthcare

Blog: Some hospital systems pioneer transparent pricing, but industrywide progress is slow - Modern Healthcare Vital Signs | The healthcare business blog from Modern Healthcare

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens

Weight-Loss Surgery Pays Off for Severely Obese Teens

New Tool Gauges Likely Survival After Gunshot to the Head

New Tool Gauges Likely Survival After Gunshot to the Head

A surprising infection risk: Hospital sinks | FierceHealthcare

A surprising infection risk: Hospital sinks | FierceHealthcare

Staple-Line Reinforcement for Sleeve Gastrectomy - General Surgery News

Staple-Line Reinforcement for Sleeve Gastrectomy - General Surgery News

Applying Clinical Value Analysis in Hernia Repair - General Surgery News

Applying Clinical Value Analysis in Hernia Repair - General Surgery News

Feds probing Express Scripts' relationships with drugmakers, specialty pharmacies - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Feds probing Express Scripts' relationships with drugmakers, specialty pharmacies - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

St. Francis, Emory announce cardiac partnership | Georgia Health News

St. Francis, Emory announce cardiac partnership | Georgia Health News

Many Georgia doctors are dissatisfied, survey shows | Georgia Health News

Many Georgia doctors are dissatisfied, survey shows | Georgia Health News

Elective Surgeries on Fridays Are Safe: Study

Elective Surgeries on Fridays Are Safe: Study

National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare

National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare

CDC Updates Spending Plans to Combat Zika

CDC Updates Spending Plans to Combat Zika

Many Georgia doctors are dissatisfied, survey shows | Georgia Health News

Many Georgia doctors are dissatisfied, survey shows | Georgia Health News

Dem calls on DOJ to reject EpiPen settlement | TheHill

Dem calls on DOJ to reject EpiPen settlement | TheHill

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems

Sleep Apnea May Boost Risk for Post-Op Problems

Judge orders Anthem, Cigna to produce merger-breach letters | FierceHealthcare

Judge orders Anthem, Cigna to produce merger-breach letters | FierceHealthcare

Medicare Unveils Far-Reaching Overhaul of Doctors' Pay - The New York Times

Medicare Unveils Far-Reaching Overhaul of Doctors' Pay - The New York Times

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Challenging Liver Cases Compares Favorably with Open Operations - General Surgery News

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Challenging Liver Cases Compares Favorably with Open Operations - General Surgery News

Wearable Fitness Tracker Monitors Patients’ Postoperative Functional Recovery - General Surgery News

Wearable Fitness Tracker Monitors Patients’ Postoperative Functional Recovery - General Surgery News

In final Cancer Moonshot report, Biden lays out progress and obstacles - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

In final Cancer Moonshot report, Biden lays out progress and obstacles - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Friday, October 14, 2016

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer

More Evidence Linking Obesity to Liver Cancer

Efficient, fair payer-provider negotiations first step in solving surprise bills | FierceHealthcare

Efficient, fair payer-provider negotiations first step in solving surprise bills | FierceHealthcare

A big sum for Medicaid — and some hard choices | Georgia Health News

A big sum for Medicaid — and some hard choices | Georgia Health News

How Narrow Is It? Gov’t Begins Test Of Comparison Tool For Health Plan Networks | Kaiser Health News

How Narrow Is It? Gov’t Begins Test Of Comparison Tool For Health Plan Networks | Kaiser Health News

Access to Robot Skewed Toward Young White Males in One State - General Surgery News

Access to Robot Skewed Toward Young White Males in One State - General Surgery News

CMS seeks to ease MACRA rollout by reducing physicians' administrative burdens - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

CMS seeks to ease MACRA rollout by reducing physicians' administrative burdens - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

MACRA final rule is set to drop, maybe even this week - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

MACRA final rule is set to drop, maybe even this week - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

A big sum for Medicaid — and some hard choices | Georgia Health News

A big sum for Medicaid — and some hard choices | Georgia Health News

Preventing Vital Health Care Information from Being Lost in Translation

Preventing Vital Health Care Information from Being Lost in Translation

When a Stressful Event Sticks - General Surgery News

When a Stressful Event Sticks - General Surgery News

GOP lawmakers say MACRA could kill small practices and fuel consolidation - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

GOP lawmakers say MACRA could kill small practices and fuel consolidation - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

For Medical Diagnoses, Doctors Still Trounce Computers

For Medical Diagnoses, Doctors Still Trounce Computers

Freeze Therapy: An Alternative to Breast Cancer Surgery?

Freeze Therapy: An Alternative to Breast Cancer Surgery?

Return of patients after Hurricane Matthew going at measured pace | Georgia Health News

Return of patients after Hurricane Matthew going at measured pace | Georgia Health News

EpiPen Triggers Change In Thinking About Obamacare Requirement : Shots - Health News : NPR

EpiPen Triggers Change In Thinking About Obamacare Requirement : Shots - Health News : NPR

Drug price hikes may be hitting hospitals harder than consumers - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Drug price hikes may be hitting hospitals harder than consumers - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events