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After Ebola: Rebuilding Liberia's health care infrastructure - Boston Globe

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After Ebola: Rebuilding Liberia's health care infrastructure
Boston Globe
Last July the Ministry of Health building in Monrovia, Liberia's capital city, was set on fire. We were shocked: Our designers had been in that exact building only a few months before, presenting a final draft of National Health Infrastructure ...
Ebola outbreak hits home with Bay Area health specialistsSFGate
Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fightCNN
Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow EbolaBoston.com
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Health Officials: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In NY, NJ And Connecticut - CBS Local

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Health Officials: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In NY, NJ And Connecticut
CBS Local
TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York City area, New Jersey and Connecticut are seeing their first cases of the uncommon respiratory illness that has shown up in children in a dozen states. Health officials said Wednesday that a New York City ...
Enterovirus Outbreak Leaves Health Officials GuessingU.S. News & World Report
Health officials test NH patients for enterovirus D68WMUR Manchester
LI has first confirmed case of enterovirus, health officials sayNewsday
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Panel Urges Overhauling Health Care at End of Life - New York Times

New York Times

Panel Urges Overhauling Health Care at End of Life
New York Times
“The bottom line is the health care system is poorly designed to meet the needs of patients near the end of life,” said David M. Walker, a Republican and a former United States comptroller general, who was a chairman of the panel. “The current system ...
Experts Say Our Health Care System Is 'Poorly Designed' For Dying AmericansThinkProgress
Expert Panel: End-Of-Life Care In U.S. Needs ImprovementKaiser Health News

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Singapore Beats Hong Kong in Health Efficiency: Southeast Asia - Bloomberg

Singapore Beats Hong Kong in Health Efficiency: Southeast Asia
Bloomberg
Hong Kong has higher utilization rates and public medical expenditure, while Singapore's health-care spending is more targeted, said Phua Kai Hong, an associate professor of health policy and management at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in ...
US Health System Among Least Efficient Before ObamacareBusinessweek

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Anthem, Seven California Health Systems Team Up To Form HMO - California Healthline

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Anthem, Seven California Health Systems Team Up To Form HMO
California Healthline
On Wednesday, Anthem Blue Cross announced it will form an HMO with seven health systems in Los Angeles and Orange counties in an effort to rein in health care costs, the New York Times reports. The health systems will continue to contract with other ...
Anthem Blue Cross joins partners to create new health planOCRegister
Anthem partners with hospitals to create unique health plan89.3 KPCC
Hospitals and Insurer Join Forces in CaliforniaNew York Times
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EXCLUSIVE: S.J. hospitals focus on mental health void - Cherry Hill Courier Post

EXCLUSIVE: S.J. hospitals focus on mental health void
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Convened by the CEOs of Kennedy Health System, Cooper University Health Care, Inspira Health Network, Lourdes Health System and Virtua, the newly formed South Jersey Behavioral Health Innovations Collaborative meets regularly to find a solution.

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With New Health Law, Shopping Around Can Be Crucial - New York Times

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With New Health Law, Shopping Around Can Be Crucial
New York Times
But an Upshot analysis of data from the McKinsey Center for U.S. Health System Reform shows that in many places premiums are going up by double-digit percentages within many of the most popular plans. But other plans, hoping to attract customers, are ...
Individual health insurance rates to rise 13.2%Miami Today

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Private Exchange Beats Health Inflation, Shows Staying Power - Forbes

Private Exchange Beats Health Inflation, Shows Staying Power
Forbes
Companies that turned to a new private exchange concept of giving their workers money to buy health benefits via online marketplaces continue to see lower health care costs than trends for most other employers, saving “more than $750 per worker” for ...
Aon Hewitt Shows Continued Cost Savings for Companies and Individuals ...MarketWatch

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How Catholic Insurance Companies Outsource Contraceptive Coverage - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

How Catholic Insurance Companies Outsource Contraceptive Coverage
NPR (blog)
Catholic and other religious hospitals and universities have been arguing in federal court for much of the past two years that they shouldn't have to offer or facilitate birth control as part of their employee health plans because it violates their ...

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Health Law's Election Impact Is Dimming - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Health Law's Election Impact Is Dimming
Wall Street Journal
The health law remains unpopular, surveys show, but polling also suggests it isn't driving voters' decision-making. Just 3% of the most enthusiastic voters cited the law as the reason for their eagerness to vote, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation ...
Parties' Disputes On Health Law Fading To 'Background Noise' In CampaignKaiser Health News

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