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Ben Carsons Health-care prescription is no cure for what ails Americans

October 29, 2015

Ben Carson began rolling out his policy alternatives for the American health-care system this week. Like many prescriptions, it’s a bit difficult to decipher at first glance — though not because of poor handwriting.

Nightingales Home Healthcare appoints Gowtham Jayaram as CTO

October 29, 2015

India, October 28, 2015: Nightingales, the Speciality Home Healthcare Company of Medwell Ventures today announced the appointment of Gowtham Jayaram as Chief Technology Officer of the company.

Five ways to improve our Health-care system

October 29, 2015

America's health-care system is larger than the entire economy of France; it's also one of our least effective markets. At a time when we are finally making some headway from the financial collapse of 2008, we must do better for American families and for the businesses that run that very economy.

NHS patient Healthcare to be given Ofsted-style ratings

October 29, 2015

Patients will be able to check how good healthcare is in their area when cancer, mental health, diabetes and other services are given ratings similar to those awarded to schools, the health secretary will announce.

Street outreach part of plan to reform Health Care

October 28, 2015

A street outreach program in downtown St. john's is part of a plan to improve primary health care in the province.

Ben Carsons Health Care Plan: New and More Confusing

October 28, 2015

For the last few years, Ben Carson has been talking about a very disruptive but simple plan to reform the health care system in the United States: replace Obamacare, Medicare and Medicaid with an easy-to-understand universal, cradle-to-grave annual cash allowance for health spending.

Virginia Health-Care experts review law GOP pans as competition killer

October 28, 2015

A panel of hospital CEOs, doctors and health-care executives on Tuesday considered changes to Virginia laws regulating medical facilities and services that two federal agencies said curb competition and stifle innovation in the state’s health-care industry.

When Governments Offer Empty Health Care Promises, Black Markets Deliver the Goods

October 27, 2015

Many Americans of all stripes are dissatisfied with the expense and byzantine structure of health care in the United States. Handing the job over to the government is the preferred solution of that set that believes that appending ".gov" to things magically liberates them from unfairness, inefficiency, and the big-meanie laws of economics. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who does a spot-on Larry David impression on the presidential campaign trail, ranks prominently among those who want "a single-payer national health care program" to set things right. Unfortunately, the history of state-provided medicine is one of grandiose promises by politicians, with entrepreneurs stepping up, often illegally, to bridge the vast gap between those empty words and reality.

Healthcare.gov premiums have bigger increase for 2016

October 27, 2015

About 70% of those who return to the federal insurance exchange when open enrollment starts Nov. 1 will pay less than $75 a month after they receive tax credits, a government analysis released Monday shows.

Georgia Healthcare sets range for London listing

October 27, 2015

Georgia Healthcare Group, the largest health services provider in the former Soviet Republic, has set an initial price range for its London listing that would value the company at £257m-£347m.

Health Care Co-op Closings Narrow Consumers Choices

October 26, 2015

The grim announcements keep coming, picking up pace in recent weeks. About a third, or eight, alternative health insurers created under President Obama’s health care law to spur competition that might have made coverage less expensive for consumers are shutting down. The three largest are among that number. Only 14 of the so-called cooperatives are still standing, some precariously.

Federal appeal on refugee Health-Care cuts postponed

October 26, 2015

An appeal hearing on the outgoing Conservative government’s cuts to refugee health-care coverage has been postponed.

Thousands Who Didn’t File Tax Returns May Lose Health Care Subsidies

October 26, 2015

Tens of thousands of people with modest incomes are at risk of losing health insurance subsidies in January because they did not file income tax returns, federal officials and consumer advocates say.

California eyes people eligible for Health care subsidies

October 23, 2015

Heading into a third enrollment season with less fanfare and a more modest budget, California health exchange officials said Thursday they will strategically target about 750,000 uninsured people who qualify for health insurance subsidies but haven’t signed up for coverage.

Hacking Health drives healthcare into 21st century with new accelerator

October 23, 2015

Dismal paint jobs, flickering fluorescent lights and chipped melamine everywhere, not to mention the malfunctioning take-a-number dispensers and a two-hour wait to get a blood test from a nurse — hospitals here are often the last place you’d associate the word “innovation” with.

Study: Meditation and yoga dramatically cut our need for Health care services

October 23, 2015

Living a healthier life doesn’t have to be hard. That’s the conclusion of a new study, which found that using relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can reduce the number of hospital visits you might need.

Wall Street ends down with Healthcare, IBM; United Tech rises

October 21, 2015

U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Tuesday as a decline in healthcare and biotech stocks offset gains in United Technologies and Verizon.

In the Future, All Business Will Be Part Of Health Care

October 21, 2015

It’s no secret that we need better models for health care. America’s health care system is under intense scrutiny, with many discussions focusing on how we can apply pressure on hospitals and consumers in order to reduce the cost of care and prevent the spread of chronic disease.

Amino Launches A Consumer Healthcare Search Platform, Backed By $19.4M From Accel, CRV, Others

October 21, 2015

Stealthy San Francisco-based digital healthcare startup Amino has been quietly amassing a database of U.S. consumer healthcare data since late 2013 to underpin the product it’s launching today: a search platform powered by heathcare transaction data from 188 million Americans — garnered from U.S. health insurance data — to make it easier for consumers to locate a doctor or specialist with experience treating other people with their condition, or who fits their healthcare requirements in other specific ways.

Enhance quality of rural Healthcare: Governor

October 20, 2015

Governor K. Rosaiah on Monday called upon medical professionals to come forward to take quality healthcare to the people in rural areas at an affordable cost.


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