home

Todays Health News

How Two Harvard Grads Want To Change The Face Of Health Insurance - Forbes

Forbes

How Two Harvard Grads Want To Change The Face Of Health Insurance
Forbes
Health insurers are consolidating left and right. Anthem WLP +% is buying Cigna CI -0.73% for $57 billion, Aetna AET -0.86% is buying Humana HUM +0.00% for $37 billion. The giants are claiming that this will be great for consumers: “The combination ...
Who's charging more for Obamacare? Surprise....CNBC

all 3 news articles »

Top-notch community health care emerges in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina ... - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Top-notch community health care emerges in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina ...
USA TODAY
Big Chief Theodore Emile “Bo” Dollis, a musician and one of New Orleans' legendary Mardi Gras Indians, spent the last years of his life struggling with the effects of a stroke and failing kidneys that forced him onto dialysis for nearly a decade. But ...
How post-Katrina New Orleans transformed its health care systemBoston Globe

all 4 news articles »

Fighting Bad Guys With Health System Consolidation - Forbes

Forbes

Fighting Bad Guys With Health System Consolidation
Forbes
A health system C-suite executive that we work with at AVIA who has had significant success in consolidating in a large market recently told me that “we have to grow, there is no other way… those that achieve scale will have the flexibility to change ...


State nonprofit seeks funding for public health - Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis Star

State nonprofit seeks funding for public health
Indianapolis Star
Indiana is one of 10 states that spend the fewest dollars on public health. Now the state legislature may have a way to ease that sting without opening its wallet: create a nonprofit that will ask private individuals and corporations to donate to ...

and more »

Knocking on doors to improve New Haven residents' health - FOX CT

FOX CT

Knocking on doors to improve New Haven residents' health
FOX CT
NEW HAVEN — Residents of New Haven suffer from higher rates of chronic diseases than the national average. Now, Yale University is assisting the city in getting a handle on its health through an upcoming survey. The effort is part of a long-term ...


Survey: 4 in 5 health firms hit by hacks - The Hill

The Hill

Survey: 4 in 5 health firms hit by hacks
The Hill
“I would argue that many of the providers aren't even aware that their systems have been compromised,” Michael Ebert, head of KPMG's health and life sciences cyber practice, told Modern Healthcare. “They don't necessarily know who's in their systems or ...
Health care industry struggling to defend against cyber attacksBusiness Insurance

all 21 news articles »

UCare asks judge for spot in Minnesota's public health programs - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune

UCare asks judge for spot in Minnesota's public health programs
Minneapolis Star Tribune
When evaluating bids put forward by health plans, DHS says 55 county boards recommended UCare as a health plan option, while 32 did not. Currently, UCare is an option for Medicaid enrollees in 62 counties, and MinnesotaCare enrollees in 71 counties.

and more »

Poll Finds Most Women Believe Mammograms Should Be Done Annually - NPR

NPR

Poll Finds Most Women Believe Mammograms Should Be Done Annually
NPR
Most women 40 and older believe they should have mammograms every year to screen for breast cancer, the latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics health poll finds. The finding is at odds with current recommendations by the U.S. Preventive Services Task ...

and more »

300000 in Mass. to see health policy rates rise 6 percent - Boston Globe

Wall Street Journal

300000 in Mass. to see health policy rates rise 6 percent
Boston Globe
Health insurers in Massachusetts will boost rates more than 6 percent for small businesses and individuals in 2016, a troubling sign that costs are once again accelerating. The increase, approved by the state Division of Insurance last week, is more ...
Insurers Win Big Health-Rate IncreasesWall Street Journal

all 176 news articles »

Health Dept. Says It Shut Down Prosperity Dumpling Due To "Severe Roach ... - Gothamist

Health Dept. Says It Shut Down Prosperity Dumpling Due To "Severe Roach ...
Gothamist
Prosperity Dumpling was closed yesterday due to numerous public health hazards that could not be corrected at the time of the inspection. In this case, they had a severe cockroach infestation and conditions conducive to pests. Once these issues have ...

and more »