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Health-care group apologizes for no haitian ad; AG to investigate

October 20, 2015

Even as a Rockland-based health-care group apologized Monday for a "no haitian" need apply advertisement for nurses and vowed to probe how the ad came about, the state Attorney General's Office opened an investigation into the business.

Chennai-based Healthcare IT firm Attune raises $10 million from Qualcomm, Norwest Venture

October 20, 2015

Chennai-based healthcare IT firm Attune Technologies has secured $10 million in Series B funding from Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture investment group, Qualcomm Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.

Healthcare Co. Under Fire For No Haitians Help Wanted Ad

October 19, 2015

A Florida-based healthcare company has come under fire for using racial discrimination in help wanted advertisement posted in New York.

Dubais Aster DM Healthcare in $245 mln Saudi hospital investment

October 19, 2015

Oct 18 Aster DM Healthcare, a Dubai-based healthcare company, has bought an additional 57 percent stake in a hospital in Riyadh for 900 million dirhams ($245 million), it said on Sunday.

Practising yoga may cut Health care costs: Study

October 19, 2015

Practising relaxation-response techniques, such as meditation, yoga and prayer, could reduce the need for health care services by 43 per cent, according to a new study.

Richmond Heights woman sentenced for Health care fraud

October 16, 2015

A Richmond Heights woman will spend nearly 8 years in prison for operating an $18 million home health care fraud scheme.

Wall Street jumps to eight-week high on financials, Healthcare

October 16, 2015

A tame inflation reading and strong earnings from Citigroup led investors to pile back into stocks on Thursday, pushing Wall Street to its best level in eight weeks.

Its getting harder to sign uninsured up for Health care

October 16, 2015

The health care law's historic gains in coverage may be leveling off: The Obama administration announced Thursday it expects only a slight overall increase in enrollment next year.

Ugly Potential Fallout From Supreme Court Health Care Case

October 15, 2015

A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans — not White House officials — who have been talking about damage control.

American anti-abortion clinic opens in Belfast

October 15, 2015

An American pregnancy healthcare clinic has opened on Great Victoria Street in Belfast. The anti-abortion Stanton Healthcare group officially opened the clinic on Tuesday on the same street where the Marie Stopes clinic is located.

Northstar Healthcare offering free breast exams for October

October 15, 2015

At Northstar Healthcare is offering free breast exams this month for breast cancer awareness. 

Health Gorilla wants to be the Slack for Healthcare

October 14, 2015

The technology startup industry is full of companies declaring that they are the equivalent of [insert hyper-successful company] but for another segment. I must get a pitch a day from a company telling me that they're "the Uber of farming," "the AirBnB of pharmaceuticals" or the "Netflix of particle acceleration." Often these claims are little more than an attempt to position an average startup as being something heroic and massively important.

Bush offers plan to repeal, replace federal Health care law

October 14, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush touted on Tuesday his plan to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's health care law with one that would increase tax credits for individuals, allowing them to buy coverage protection against "high-cost medical events."

Kroger Tips Scales on Trans Health Care

October 13, 2015

Starting on January 1st, 2016, The Kroger Company, a grocery chain and one of the largest private employers in the United States, will offer transgender health benefits “including surgery and drug therapy for gender reassignment” to employees enrolled in the company-sponsored Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plan.

Attack defensive medicine to reduce Healthcare costs

October 13, 2015

As Democrats hold their first debate today in the race for the White House, the fallout of the Affordable Care Act is certain to be a topic of discussion.

How Bundled Health Care Payments Are Working in the Netherlands

October 13, 2015

The system for paying health care providers is extremely fragmented. In response, both the United States and the Netherlands are now experimenting with bundled-payment models, whereby a single prospective payment is made for all services for a patient with a given condition, even when multiple providers deliver that care. I believe that the ongoing Dutch experience with bundled payments has unique lessons for U.S. policymakers.

Mental Health Care in West Africa Is Often a Product of Luck

October 12, 2015

For more than a year, Rebecca Ajadogbil had been living alone in her head, convinced that strange men were coming to capture and murder her.

U.S. Still Behind Other Countries in Effective Health Care Spending

October 12, 2015

For years America’s gold-plated healthcare system has provided little bang for the buck. In 2013, the U.S. outspent 13 other high-income countries on medical care – including Australia, Canada, Germany and Great Britain. Yet the U.S. had comparatively poor health outcomes, including a shorter life expectancy and greater prevalence of chronic conditions, according to a new study by the Commonwealth Fund.

Georgia Healthcare Group seeks LSE listing

October 12, 2015

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Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care Delivery

October 09, 2015

Health care remains one of the few services that require people to have a face-to-face interaction to obtain access. But more and more consumers are questioning that reality, and change is on the way. In January 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a new provider reimbursement code for non–face-to-face health care services for patients who have chronic medical conditions. A new CMS code may seem like a tiny matter, but this one emblemizes a larger shift toward delivering health services independently of time and place, enabled by technologies such as smartphones, sensors, and wireless health-monitoring devices — what we in the field call telemedicine.


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