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Pentagon Awards $4.3 Billion Contract to Modernize Health Records - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Pentagon Awards $4.3 Billion Contract to Modernize Health Records
Wall Street Journal
The contract has attracted controversy because of the government's poor track record in implementing big IT projects such as HealthCare.gov, which left thousands of applicants unable to register for the health-insurance portal, as well as the Pentagon ...
Cerner Wins Bid to Redo Health DataNew York Times
Cerner wins $4.3 billion DoD contract to overhaul electronic health recordsWashington Post
Leidos Wins Massive Pentagon Health Care Records ContractNextgov
Department of Defense -Washington Business Journal (blog)
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As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges - New York Times

New York Times

As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges
New York Times
More than 30 percent of the 55 million Medicare beneficiaries and well over half of the 66 million Medicaid beneficiaries are now in private health plans run by insurance companies like the UnitedHealth Group, Humana, Anthem and Centene. Enrollment has ...
Health Care Spending to Accelerate, US Report SaysABC News
$1 of every $5 spent in US will be on health careCNBC
CMS Report Predicts Faster Growth in Health SpendingMedscape
Wall Street Journal -CNNMoney
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Mitch McConnell Says 'Women's Health' Five Times In Attempt To Defund Planned ... - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Mitch McConnell Says 'Women's Health' Five Times In Attempt To Defund Planned ...
Huffington Post
When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a statement announcing he is fast-tracking legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, he used the term "women's health" no fewer than five times, seizing on language Democrats have used for ...
Planned Parenthood attack is a manufactured crisis for women's health careThe Seattle Times

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Workers say Wake County/Raleigh mental health agency not paying - WTVD-TV

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Workers say Wake County/Raleigh mental health agency not paying
WTVD-TV
I investigated and learned this is not the first time Family Legacy Mental Health Services has had a problem paying their employees. Since 2012, The NC Department of Labor tells me there have been 33 wage payment complaints filed with the state against ...


Impacts of climate change on human health - EarthSky

EarthSky

Impacts of climate change on human health
EarthSky
Climate change has the potential to reverse the health gains from economic development that have been made in recent decades—not just through the direct effects on health from a changing and more unstable climate, but through indirect means such as ...

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7 Summer Health Care To-Dos That Can Save You Money - Forbes

Forbes

7 Summer Health Care To-Dos That Can Save You Money
Forbes
You're slathering on the sunscreen, you're getting in lots of outdoor exercise, and you're packing your meals with lots of fresh summer fruits and veggies. But are you on track with all of your other health stuff? From re-evaluating your insurance ...


The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 40s - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 40s
Huffington Post
Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook community to tell us what they worried about most and then conferred with experts. Here's what we learned.

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Wheaton College ends student health plans rather than cover birth control - STLtoday.com

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Wheaton College ends student health plans rather than cover birth control
STLtoday.com
On July 10, the Christian liberal arts college announced to the campus community that it will no longer provide health coverage for roughly a quarter of its 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The decision won't affect health care insurance for ...
Wheaton College ends coverage amid fight against birth control mandateChicago Tribune
Wheaton Drops Student Health Care Over Contraception RuleInside Higher Ed

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Health departments weigh in on new vaccine waiver law - UpNorthLive.com

Health departments weigh in on new vaccine waiver law
UpNorthLive.com
A Michigan law was implemented on January 1 of this year a requires parents of children entering daycare or school who do not wish to vaccinate for non-medical reasons, to have their waivers signed off by a local health department. / upnorthlive.com ...


Opinionator | Building a Khan Academy for Health Care - New York Times (blog)

New York Times (blog)

Opinionator | Building a Khan Academy for Health Care
New York Times (blog)
Doctors don't like to talk about death, and they often avoid doing so. Most physicians — including me — never studied palliative care in medical school and were rarely trained in how to communicate with patients. By the time I finished residency in ...

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