Friday, March 31, 2017

Celebration and frustration as legislative session closes | Georgia Health News

Celebration and frustration as legislative session closes | Georgia Health News

University Hospital to acquire Trinity Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

University Hospital to acquire Trinity Hospital | The Augusta Chronicle

GOP 'dead zone' bill may worsen insurers' marketplace exodus - Modern Healthcare

GOP 'dead zone' bill may worsen insurers' marketplace exodus - Modern Healthcare

Trump opioid commission leaves out key stakeholder - Modern Healthcare

Trump opioid commission leaves out key stakeholder - Modern Healthcare

Thursday, March 30, 2017

More patients choose to stay awake during surgery | FierceHealthcare

More patients choose to stay awake during surgery | FierceHealthcare

Tom Price defends proposed cuts at NIH, citing 'indirect' expenses

Tom Price defends proposed cuts at NIH, citing 'indirect' expenses

Trump’s Health Secretary Won’t Say If Administration Still Supports Obamacare Repeal - Bloomberg

Trump’s Health Secretary Won’t Say If Administration Still Supports Obamacare Repeal - Bloomberg

Ryan says House to revisit healthcare, offers no details - Modern Healthcare

Ryan says House to revisit healthcare, offers no details - Modern Healthcare

Lawmakers warn Trump's HHS budget cuts put lives at risk - Modern Healthcare

Lawmakers warn Trump's HHS budget cuts put lives at risk - Modern Healthcare

Monday, March 27, 2017

Georgia eyes new Medicaid options after Trump health bill fails | Political Insider blog

Georgia eyes new Medicaid options after Trump health bill fails | Political Insider blog

Redesigned Olympus duodenoscopes linked to new superbug outbreak | FierceHealthcare

Redesigned Olympus duodenoscopes linked to new superbug outbreak | FierceHealthcare

As leadership changes, Memorial Health's focus remains on its mission | SavannahNow

As leadership changes, Memorial Health's focus remains on its mission | SavannahNow

Hospitals relieved to see GOP health care bill withdrawn in Congress | Georgia Health News

Hospitals relieved to see GOP health care bill withdrawn in Congress | Georgia Health News

As GOP bill founders, pressure mounts on insurers to keep ACA alive - Modern Healthcare

As GOP bill founders, pressure mounts on insurers to keep ACA alive - Modern Healthcare

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years

Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years

Senate GOP Holdouts Split Into Camps on Obamacare Overhaul - Bloomberg

Senate GOP Holdouts Split Into Camps on Obamacare Overhaul - Bloomberg

Leadership Development for the Young Trauma Surgeon - General Surgery News

Leadership Development for the Young Trauma Surgeon - General Surgery News

Out-of-Network Billing: ‘Surprise Billing’ or ‘Surprise Gaps in Insurance Coverage’? - General Surgery News

Out-of-Network Billing: ‘Surprise Billing’ or ‘Surprise Gaps in Insurance Coverage’? - General Surgery News

Vital Signs: 7 Easter eggs in the GOP's tweaked Obamacare repeal plan - Modern Healthcare

Vital Signs: 7 Easter eggs in the GOP's tweaked Obamacare repeal plan - Modern Healthcare

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

House panel OKs new plan to halt ‘surprise’ bills; doctors voice opposition | Georgia Health News

House panel OKs new plan to halt ‘surprise’ bills; doctors voice opposition | Georgia Health News

GOP plan for Medicaid puts Georgia in a dilemma

GOP plan for Medicaid puts Georgia in a dilemma

States Could Make Work a Medicaid Requirement Under G.O.P. Deal - The New York Times

States Could Make Work a Medicaid Requirement Under G.O.P. Deal - The New York Times

Price's ACA repeal bucket list may come up empty - Modern Healthcare

Price's ACA repeal bucket list may come up empty - Modern Healthcare

Mayo Clinic faces questions after CEO comments on insurance - Modern Healthcare

Mayo Clinic faces questions after CEO comments on insurance - Modern Healthcare

GOP leaders amend ACA repeal bill, mostly to the right - Modern Healthcare

GOP leaders amend ACA repeal bill, mostly to the right - Modern Healthcare

CMS delays expansion of bundled payment programs - Modern Healthcare

CMS delays expansion of bundled payment programs - Modern Healthcare

Friday, March 17, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Physician shortage could hit 100K by 2030 | FierceHealthcare

Physician shortage could hit 100K by 2030 | FierceHealthcare

Disclosure of medical errors along with an apology may lead to fewer lawsuits | FierceHealthcare

Disclosure of medical errors along with an apology may lead to fewer lawsuits | FierceHealthcare

Seema Verma, Tom Price push states to try conservative Medicaid changes | FierceHealthcare

Seema Verma, Tom Price push states to try conservative Medicaid changes | FierceHealthcare

Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk

Another Obesity Downside: Higher Esophageal Cancer Risk

People Skip Cancer Treatments Drugs Because Of High Prices : Shots - Health News : NPR

People Skip Cancer Treatments Drugs Because Of High Prices : Shots - Health News : NPR

Payment confusion: How a Medicaid rate gap squeezes some doctors | Georgia Health News

Payment confusion: How a Medicaid rate gap squeezes some doctors | Georgia Health News

Monday, March 13, 2017

Congress’ analyst: Millions to lose coverage under GOP bill - The Washington Post

Congress’ analyst: Millions to lose coverage under GOP bill - The Washington Post

Senate confirms Seema Verma to lead CMS - Modern Healthcare

Senate confirms Seema Verma to lead CMS - Modern Healthcare

Trump Justice Department stays strong against Anthem-Cigna merger appeal - Modern Healthcare

Trump Justice Department stays strong against Anthem-Cigna merger appeal - Modern Healthcare

7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey

7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey

Hospitals’ wasted supplies may contribute to growing costs | FierceHealthcare

Hospitals’ wasted supplies may contribute to growing costs | FierceHealthcare

Obamacare revision clears two House committees as Trump, others tried to tamp down backlash - The Washington Post

Obamacare revision clears two House committees as Trump, others tried to tamp down backlash - The Washington Post

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only | Kaiser Health News

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only | Kaiser Health News

New Robotic Surgery Fellowships Fill Demand for Training - General Surgery News

New Robotic Surgery Fellowships Fill Demand for Training - General Surgery News

Shifting Toward the Robot: Hernia Surgeons Share Their Stories - General Surgery News

Shifting Toward the Robot: Hernia Surgeons Share Their Stories - General Surgery News

Quelling a storm of violence in healthcare settings - Modern Healthcare

Quelling a storm of violence in healthcare settings - Modern Healthcare

Monday, March 6, 2017

U.S. Republicans expected to unveil healthcare bill this week | Reuters

U.S. Republicans expected to unveil healthcare bill this week | Reuters

The Surgeon’s Role in Combating the Firearm-Related Injury Epidemic - General Surgery News

The Surgeon’s Role in Combating the Firearm-Related Injury Epidemic - General Surgery News

Missouri Senate passes bill that would end state's holdout on Rx drug-monitoring - Modern Healthcare

Missouri Senate passes bill that would end state's holdout on Rx drug-monitoring - Modern Healthcare

ACA repeal bill could be out as soon as Monday, GOP lawmakers tell hospitals - Modern Healthcare

ACA repeal bill could be out as soon as Monday, GOP lawmakers tell hospitals - Modern Healthcare

California considers taxing prescription opioids - Modern Healthcare

California considers taxing prescription opioids - Modern Healthcare

Emory Healthcare cyberattack affects 80,000 patient records - Modern Healthcare

Emory Healthcare cyberattack affects 80,000 patient records - Modern Healthcare