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