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  1. A health-care model for the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The year 1980 was a landmark for Maryland in many ways. The Orioles won 100 games for the second consecutive year under the leadership of manager Earl Weaver .

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  2. New Dual Degree Program to Enhance Optometrists' Ability to Serve the CommunityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newswise

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Vision disorders and eye disease have become a major public health concern.

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  3. Study: 30 Percent of Children's Readmissions to Hospitals May Be PreventableRead the original story

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    One of the key indicators of the quality of a hospital's care is how frequently its patients are readmitted within a month after being discharged. A study this month examined readmission rates for pediatric patients and found that nearly 30 percent of them may have been preventable.

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  4. Drama Enhances Communication In Autistic KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PsychCentral

    Researchers at the University of Kent suggest that creativity and intermedial languages can be used as a bridge to communicate with autistic children. In a new study, researchers engaged autistic children in an all-surrounding drama experience.

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  5. Study: Doctors Have Favorite PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    Led author of the study, Joy Lee, who is a postdoctoral fellow told WBAL News Radio 1090 it was important to look at good patient doctor relationships. The study reiterated that it is important to build a good relationship with the doctor so when a health crisis comes up, you already have a relationship with them and they know who you are.

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  6. Social Media Aids Decision-Making when Breast CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PsychCentral

    A new study finds that social media provides a solution for many women as they confront difficult decisions after a diagnosis of breast cancer. Researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center discovered women who engaged on social media after a breast cancer diagnosis expressed more deliberation about their treatment decision and more satisfaction with the path they chose.

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  7. Only the sickest Coloradans on Medicaid get breakthrough treatment for hepatitis CRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denver Post

    ... to a score of at least 3. Now pressure for change is increasing against the state Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, which has restricted access to the breakthrough drug due to its cost. State officials say they must balance the public ...

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  8. Seniors beware: Insurers can switch you to a Medicare Advantage plan with little warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Only days after Judy Hanttula came home from the hospital after surgery last November, her doctor's office called with bad news: Records showed that instead of traditional Medicare, she had a private Medicare Advantage plan, and her doctor and hospital were not in its network. "I was panicking," said Hanttula, who lived in Carlsbad, N.M., at the time.

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  9. 'Okay To Say' Aims to End Mental Health StigmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Dallas

    "Okay to Say" is a grass roots campaign aimed at putting an end to the stigma of mental illness. While celebrities have been featured, some everyday people are getting involved in starting the conversation.

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  10. Support mental health, talk openly about mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star-Telegram.com

    Depression costs Texas employers $15.3 billion overall annually, including $10.9 billion for healthcare, $1.7 billion in absenteeism and $2.7 billion in lost productivity. Through an initiative called Okay to Say , the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute in Dallas is working to bring people together to increase awareness of mental health issues and the effective treatments available.

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  11. 44% of Consumers in Wellness Programs Diagnosed with Chronic Condition: HealthMine SurveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PR Newswire

    HealthMine analysis of 750 wellness program participants. However, just 14% of respondents say that their wellness program helps them better manage their disease.

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  12. Potential Cost-Effectiveness of Ambulatory Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring...Read the original story

    Thursday | Circulation

    From the Centre for Excellence in Economic Analysis Research , Toronto, ON, Canada ; Applied Health Research Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada ; HUB Research Solutions, Li Ka Shing Centre for Healthcare Analytics Research and Training , Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada ; St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada ; Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Ottawa Hospital; School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, University of Ottawa; Institute of Clinical and Evaluative Sciences , ON, Canada ; Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation , Dalla Lana School of Public Health , Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy , Division of Neurology , and Department of Medicine , University of Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Public Health Sciences and Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, University of California, Davis, ... (more)

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  13. U.S. News to Convene National Experts on Hospital Quality, Safety and PerformanceRead the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    July 28, 2016 - U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals for more than 25 years, announced that it is bringing together the nation's leading health quality experts to examine how to best evaluate hospital quality, safety and performance. The discussion will take place at the U.S. News Healthcare of Tomorrow conference, scheduled for Nov. 2-4, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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  14. Hillary Clinton's health care policies would be very hard to push through CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... federally funded health insurance program for senior citizens and persons with certain disabilities. As health care policy experts who have studied and analyzed insurance coverage for over 20 years, we will explain the public option in greater ...

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  15. Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Board of Directors Shares 2016-2018 Strategic PlanRead the original story

    Thursday | Newswise

    CHICAGO : The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses held a strategic Summit this spring - The Future of Patient-Centered Rehabilitation Care - to review existing strategy and develop the ARN 2016-2018 strategic plan.

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  16. Guest View - Sick leave for food-service workersRead the original story

    Thursday | Lincoln Times-News

    It seems self-evident that people with contagious illnesses should not be preparing or serving food. Unfortunately, they often are forced to choose between endangering public health or going without essentials.

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  17. Watching Too Much Television Can Be DeadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PsychCentral

    So says the American Heart Association as a new study found that watching a lot of television every day may increase your risk of dying from a blood clot in the lung. A lung blood clot, known medically as a pulmonary embolism, usually begins as a clot in the leg or pelvis as a result of inactivity and slowed blood flow.

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  18. Making water more accessible is part of campaign to reduce childhood obesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PhysOrg Weblog

    School children drink more water if the traditional water fountain is replaced by a dispenser with cups, according to findings of a study led by researchers at UC San Francisco. In the study, published July 7 in Preventing Chronic Disease , researchers compared water intake over a four-month period among students at 12 low-income middle schools in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  19. HCP Perspective, International Labeling Requirements on Conference AgendaRead the original story

    Thursday | PR.com

    The popular Semi-Annual Device & Diagnostic Labeling Conference, hosted by Q1 Productions, will return for the fifth time September 29-30, 2016 in Phoenix, AZ. This year, conference attendees can expect an open discussion with healthcare providers and track options to choose the sessions most relevant to them.

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  20. Susan Philip, MPP with Milliman Speaks at TKG's Telehealth EventRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    Susan Philip, MPP, Healthcare Management Consultant with Milliman to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Telehealth Strategies & Solutions: Redefining Provider Healthcare New York, NY., July 27, 2016 - - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Susan Philip, MPP, Healthcare Management Consultant with Milliman will speak at The Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: "Telehealth Strategies & Solutions: Redefining Provider Healthcare. This event is scheduled for September 22, 2016 from 12:00pm - 2:00pm .

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