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Harrington Case, 1 More Patient Tests Positive for Hepatitis B
According to the Tulsa Health Department, following a fifth round of testing, only one new case of hepatitis B has been confirmed.
Fri May 17, 2013
Humana selling Concentra lab business
Health insurer Humana is selling a toxicology and clinical lab business, a division of its Concentra health care provider, to Quest Diagnostics Inc.
Foster's Daily Democrat
NH Insurance Department hears from stakeholders
Consumers, business owners and health care provider are being asked to give the state some advice about how it should help them navigate the new federal health care overhaul law.
Wed May 15, 2013
Family Medical Leave Act - What You Should Know
The Family and Medical Leave Act is a federal law administered by the Federal Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor.
OrthoCarolina adds urgent care in Ballantyne
OrthoCarolina has expanded its orthopedic urgent-care offerings with a new location in Ballantyne.
Jericho Systems partners with UT on health privacy initiative
Dallas-based tech company Jericho Systems Corp. will work with the Health Information Technology program at the University of Texas at Austin in a national pilot program that explores ways to give patients control of their own health records.
Catalan Institute of Health Engages IBM for Care Coordination
Since 60 percent of Catalonia's population over 65 has chronic diseases and consumes 70 percent of the region's healthcare resources, the Catalonian government is tackling the problem through more coordinated chronic disease management.
Tue May 14, 2013
NC Governor Signs Law Banning Most Favored Nations Provisions in Health Care Contracts
Despite opposition and Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina's claim that it "has not used 'most favored nation' clauses in [its] new contracts and in fact [they are] not part of our strategy to use those clauses on contracts executed in the future," on May 8 North Carolina's Governor, Pat McCrory, signed into law legislation that outlaws the ... (more)
Temple adding another site in suburbs
Temple health system's next ReadyCare center will open in Fort Washington this summer as part of a the Philadelphia health-care provider's latest suburban medical office.
Inova president: Health systems entering 'new normal' of fewer patients
Thanks to its profitable suburban locations and strong credit rating, Inova Health System has rarely encountered "business problems" as a non-health care provider might define them.
Mon May 13, 2013
Induction of labor - what to expect
All 4 of these women are candidates for a labor induction. It is often necessary to deliver a baby before labor starts on its own.
Sun May 12, 2013
Bay Area Observer
New MinuteClinic Opens In Seabrook CVS/Pharmacy
MinuteClinic, a division of CVS Caremark Corporation is the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States.
Cigna and MDLIVE Team Up And Advance The Promise Of Digital Health
The new relationship between Cigna Health and MDLIVE reinforces the 24/7/365 nature of tomorrow's care.
Sat May 11, 2013
Cole to Sit on Joint Committees for Health Care Financing, Elder Affairs
Freshman Republican state Rep. Leah Cole of Peabody says she has been assigned to sit on the joint committees for Health Care Financing and Elder Affairs.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Island Packet
'I don't need it. I don't want it:' Medicare fraud targets seniors
What to do if you suspect fraud If you suspect billing fraud, contact your health care provider to be sure the bill is correct.
Kaiser Permanente's Kathy Scheirman Named One of Computerworld's Premier 100 IT Leaders
Kathy Scheirman, Kaiser Permanente's senior vice president and business information officer, corporate services, was named one of Computerworld magazine's 2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders .
Thu May 09, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Malpractice Bill Should Die
In 2005, to reduce the number of frivolous or marginal lawsuits involving medical malpractice, the General Assembly passed a law requiring that before such a suit can be brought to trial, a so-called "certificate of merit" must be obtained.
TMC's Bluford wins national IT award
Modern Healthcare Magazine has awarded Truman Medical Centers CEO John Bluford with the 2013 CEO IT Achievement Award for his work in implementing and achieving IT and technology goals.
Congressman Collins Provides Update on Buffalo VA Insulin Pen Exposure
New York Congressman Chris Collins on Thursday provided an update on the reuse of insulin pens at the Buffalo VA and the resulting possible exposure of 700+ veterans to HIV and Hepatitis.
HHS Empowers Consumers to Know (and Enforce) their Rights Under HIPAA
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights published on its website a series of factsheets designed to educate consumers unfamiliar with their rights under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's Privacy and Security Rules.