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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."
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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.
13 hrs ago
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Controlling the silent killer
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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.
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.
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trinity disputes outbreak claims in response
ManorCare alleges in its lawsuit that one Trinity employee who administers phlebotomy services caused the outbreak.
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.
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.
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.