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  1. Survey: Remaining uninsured harder to reachRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | The Modesto Bee

    In a follow-up to its long-term study of California's uninsured, the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 3.4 million previously uninsured adults now have health coverage after the first open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

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  2. Survey: Remaining uninsured harder to reachRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Sunherald.com

    In a follow-up to its long-term study of California's uninsured, the Kaiser Family Foundation found that 3.4 million previously uninsured adults now have health coverage after the first open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul.

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  3. Analysis of prices paid by low-income countries - how price sensitive ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | BioMed Central

    Access to medicines is an important health policy issue. This paper considers demand structures in a selection of low-income countries from the perspective of public authorities as the evidence base is limited.

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  4. To sell Obamacare, officials should learn from state success storiesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    Selling the public on the insurance requirement in the Affordable Care Act - making sure people are aware of the opportunities and helping them find a plan - has proven to be a tremendous marketing challenge.

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  5. Uninsured rate drops faster in states that expanded MedicaidRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Modern Healthcare

    Americans lacking insurance coverage are becoming more concentrated in states that have opted not to expand Medicaid, according to the latest survey data from the Urban Institute's Health Policy Center.

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  6. Comparing primary and secondary health-care use between diagnostic...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | British Journal of Cancer

    Survival in cancer patients diagnosed following emergency presentations is poorer than those diagnosed through other routes.

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  7. Graphic illustration showing that some don't want health insuranceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Guess what? There a sizeable number of people who don't want health insurance, at least according to one new survey.

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  8. Speakers Set for Single Payer ForumRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Minnesota Medical Association Online

    The speakers include: Lynn Blewett, Ph.D., a professor of health policy in the School of Public Health at the University of Minnesota; Richard Horecka, M.D., a family physician with Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Benson and Hancock, and current board chair of the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians; and Dave Dvorak, M.D., MPH, an ... (more)

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  9. Chronic medical conditions can shorten seniors' livesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WJRT

    The more chronic medical conditions people have at retirement age, the shorter their life expectancy may be, a new study claims.

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  10. Examining Medicare's Hospital Readmissions Reduction ProgramRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The New York Academy of Medicine

    New financial incentives and penalties in the Affordable Care Act designed to optimize health care system performance are proving difficult to manage, but they are also providing new opportunities for leaders to foster collaboration between acute and post-acute health care providers.

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  11. Hospital Variation in Intravenous Inotrope Use for Patients...Read the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Division of Cardiology and the Colorado Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Consortium, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora ; University of California Los Angeles Medical Center ; Duke Clinical Research Institute and Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC ; Denver Health Medical Center, CO ; Section of Cardiovascular ... (more)

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  12. NPSF Lucian Leape Institute Forum & Gala to Feature Keynote...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | PRWeb

    We are honored to have Dr. Wachter share his perspective on the progress being made in the patient safety movement and on the impact that technology is making on health care.

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  13. Hardship exemptions allow some to continue to buy coverage on health law's marketplacesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... ews, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

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  14. States explore strategies to protect exchanges, subsidies from court decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... ews, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.

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  15. Medical mistakes cost money and livesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Bennington Banner

    In 1999, the Institute of Medicine conducted a landmark study, "To Err is Human," which reported that nearly 100,000 people die in hospitals each year due to preventable medical errors.

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  16. Stratifying the Risks of Oral Anticoagulation in Patients With Liver Disease [Original Articles]Read the original story

    May 20, 2014 | Circulation

    From the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA ; Section of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, MA ; Section of Gastroenterology, Granite Medical Group, Boston University Medical Center, MA ; Department of ... (more)

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  17. Most California kids with mental health problems are untreatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    More than 300,000 California kids between the ages 4 and 11 need mental healthcare, but only one in four is treated A report released the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research on July 28 found that three out of four California kids do not receive treatment for mental health problems.

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  18. Chronic Medical Conditions Can Shorten Seniors' Lives: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Health.com

    The more chronic medical conditions people have at retirement age, the shorter their life expectancy may be, a new study claims.

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  19. Thanks for $8b burden Mr AbbottRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    Labor's new campaign is an attack on the Federal Government's budget cuts to South Australia's public hospitals.

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  20. Want to avoid a pandemic? Here's a good way to start.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Reuters

    Over the past two months, a series of mishaps at the CDC and NIH - involving mishandled anthrax, mislabeled influenza and misplaced smallpox - has alarmed the scientific community.

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