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2 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

A community that cares

"Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way it cares for its helpless members."


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Pain, Nursing, Rockport, ME

6 hrs ago | Columbia Journalism Review

The Boston Globe owned the health policy beat once. Where did that tenacity go?

As goes Massachusetts; so goes the nation - at least when it comes to healthcare.


Related Topix: Health Care Policy, Health, Health Insurance, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Gis map details program aimed at increasing hypertension education using barbershops

Heart disease and stroke are the second and fourth leading causes of death among black men in the Mississippi Delta region.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health

13 hrs ago | Politico

Health IT workforce grows - Health law experts say "hands off"...

PROVIDERS, VENDORS EAGER TO HIRE HEALTH IT TALENT: The more providers complain about the burdens of the federal health IT program, the more the opportunities for health IT workers.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Marketing, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Diabetes

Wed Jul 23, 2014

News Max

California Nurses' Union Finds ACA Era a Tough Bargain

The powerful California Nurses Association is gearing up for a battle when the union begins bargaining with health care provider Kaiser Permanente on Thursday over a new contract for nurses at its hospitals in the northern part of the state.


Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

Tue Jul 22, 2014


Controlling the silent killer

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.


Related Topix: Medicine, Hypertension, Health, University of Utah, Cardiology, Nephrology

The News-Gazette

Carle issues statement

Mike Billimack, vice president for marketing, planning and government relations at Carle, issued the following statement to The News-Gazette late Monday afternoon: "Carle is focused on serving our patients and bringing high-quality healthcare to the region.


Related Topix: Marketing, Health, Danville, IL, Vermilion County, IL

Medical News

Parents want questions answered about circumcision, not recommendation from health-care provider

Most parents expect healthcare providers to answer their questions about circumcision, but they don't want a specific recommendation on the procedure, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health.


Related Topix: Health, Pediatrics, Medicine

Wall Street Journal

Kindred Willing to Raise Gentiva Offer

Kindred Healthcare Inc. made a conditional proposal to increase its takeover bid for home-health-care provider Gentiva Health Services Inc., to match a competing proposal from an unnamed third party.


Related Topix: Gentiva Health Services, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WGNS-AM Murfreesboro

Have you had a Polio vaccination? You may need it.

The Tennessee Department of Health, in alignment with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is issuing polio vaccination guidance for individuals planning travel to and from 10 countries where wild poliovirus, or WPV, is currently known to be a threat.


Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

PhysOrg Weblog

National survey examines perceptions of health care provider quality

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has released the results of a major survey examining the public's opinions about what it means to be a quality health care provider in the United States.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Chicago, Long Term Care

Sun Jul 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

She has insurance under Affordable Care Act, but can't find a doctor

Charlene Lake thought she got a decent deal through the Affordable Care Act marketplace: a Humana HMO that included a family doctor a few miles from her home.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, St. Petersburg, FL, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare

The Baltimore Sun

Health care provider 'meets people where they are'

Almost 30 years ago, Health Care for the Homeless was founded to help people "falling through the cracks" of the health care system, now the organization has created a program to ensure that people don't fall through the cracks of its own system.


Related Topix: Health, Reisterstown, MD, Owings Mills, MD

Las Cruces mental health provider cutting staff

The Las Cruces Sun-News reported Saturday that La Frontera lost 87 of the 400 employees it inherited after being brought in by the state to replace six nonprofit mental health providers under investigation.


Related Topix: Health

Trinity disputes outbreak claims in response

ManorCare alleges in its lawsuit that one Trinity employee who administers phlebotomy services caused the outbreak.


Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine

Knoxville News Sentinel

UTMC Hospice to hold garage sale benefit

University of Tennessee Medical Center Hospice has plans to hold a garage sale and fundraiser to benefit the The Hospice Promise Foundation.


Related Topix: Non-Profit, Health, Knoxville, TN, Sports

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Pulse of the Twin Cities

Making single-payer health care happen in Minnesota

Legislation introduced by State Senator John Marty in the last hours of this year's legislative session is the latest hope that universal, single payer health care can be achieved in Minnesota.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Minnesota Government, Health, US Politics, Tim Pawlenty, US News, US Governors, Coon Rapids, MN

Trinity disputes outbreak claims in response

Trinity Health filed its response this week to a lawsuit from ManorCare that alleges the health care provider is responsible for the disease outbreak discovered last year in Minot.


Related Topix: Health, Hepatitis, Medicine

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sys-Con Media

HomecareCRM and Sta-Home Enter Business Agreement

HomecareCRM, the industry leader in customer growth solutions for post-acute care, and Sta-Home, Mississippi's largest home health provider, have announced an agreement to deploy the HomecareCRM solution across its home health and hospice sales teams.


Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Kansas Department of Health and E...

Possible Public Exposure Point to Measles Identified at another Wichita Restaurant

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and the Sedgwick County Health Department identified another possible exposure to measles from a Wichita restaurant.


Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Kansas, Sedgwick County, KS, Health, Vaccinations, Mumps