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Take care of our veterans
The Republicans in Congress, as well as their counterparts in the state legislature, seem more interested on making President Obama look bad than in solving problems.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Netsmart Care Coordination Solution Provides Tampa Bay Area Residents ...
The Netsmart CareConnect a solution links vital referral services for the three separate organizations: Suncoast Center, Inc., an outpatient facility; Personal Enrichment through Mental Health Services , an inpatient facility and 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. , the local health and human service assistance hotline.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Motley Fool
3 Reasons Buffett Whiz Ted Weschler Likes DaVita HealthCare Partners
Warren Buffett has a team helping him find compelling long-term investments and one of those people is Ted Weschler; the person behind Berkshire's nearly 18% ownership stake in dialysis and health care provider company DaVita suffers from some level of chronic kidney disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
How to Handle a Medical Debt You Don't Owe
Recently released data from the National Health Interview Survey found that one in five Americans was in a family having problems paying medical bills.
Kaiser's investing lifts up earnings
The health care provider, which is investing roughly over a five-year period to expand its facilities statewide, said Monday it broke even with its operating income but ended in the black as its investments accounted for all of its earnings.
Xerox to Implement PatientPoint Technology to Improve Health Care
Xerox will train and support clinical staff in use of the PatientPoint software to help shorten the learning curve and ensure proficiency.
Screening can prevent colorectal cancer
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and St. John Providence Health is taking the opportunity to remind men and women to speak with their health care provider about getting screened.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
St. Cloud Times
3-month Minnesota campaign warns against drinking during pregnancy
One alcoholic drink is one too many for someone who is pregnant, according to a billboard along Division Street in St. Cloud.
'Cursory Services' May Be 'Worthless Services' Under False Claims Act
A recent federal court decision allowed the federal government to proceed with a False Claims Act case involving an allegation that a health care provider's "services were so cursory that they were worthless."
Nova News Now
MediBus update and access to test results
Thank you for your patience and support while MediBus negotiates with the Department of Health And Wellness for a more permanent solution to the delivery of mobile rural health care.
Healthcare Costs Go Viral
It's a national epidemic finally getting some long overdue attention. To put rising costs in perspective, a dozen oranges today would cost $134 if adjusted at the same rate of price inflation that we've seen in healthcare since 1945.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Other Florida bills of note
Most won't make it through committee. Here's just a few of the bills that are not in the spotlight.
The Washington Post
Getting serious about sex education
According to the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States , the federal government has spent millions of dollars over several decades promoting abstinence-only sex education even though they "rarely provide information on even the most basic topics in human sexuality such as puberty, reproductive anatomy, and sexual health, ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Huffington Post
The Promise of Affordable Health Care for Floridians
March 31 is just around the corner and Planned Parenthood staff and volunteers are working double time to ensure our patients and the communities we serve have information about new, more affordable health insurance plans available to them thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
Iowa City Press-Citizen
N.L. Fire Department to host CPR class
For more information or to R.S.V.P., call the North Liberty Fire Department at 626-5717.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
HHS Issues Guidance on Sharing Mental Health Information
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued guidance on when it may be permissible under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act for health care providers to share information related to a patient's mental health, HIPAA Privacy Rule and Sharing Information Related to Mental Health .
Cybercast News Service
Levin: - We Are Being Devoured by the Very Government That Is Supposed to Serve Us'CNS
Conservative talk radio host Mark Levin in a speech at the Tea Party Patriots 5th Anniversary meeting in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, said U.S. citizens are "being devoured by the very government that is supposed to serve us," as he listed all of the roles the federal government has now assumed - including "health care provider."
Genesee Country Express
Options for detecting colorectal cancer
Every year, March is noted as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. There is usually plenty of information in all areas of the media about using colonoscopy as a screening tool.
FDA Releases Final Guidance on "Dear Doctor" Letters That ...
On January 22, 2014, the FDA issued finalized guidance on the use, content and form of Dear Health Care Provider letters.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Universal Health Services Inc - 10-K - Management's Discussion and...
Our principal business is owning and operating, through our subsidiaries, acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers.