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Income Inequality: It's Also Bad for Your Health - New York Times

New York Times

Income Inequality: It's Also Bad for Your Health
New York Times
A study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute examined a series of risk factors that help explain the health (or sickness) of counties in the United States. In addition to the suspects you might expect — a high ...
Health rankings report shows how Southwest Georgia faresThe Albany Herald
County rankings reveal health care disparityTimes Daily
Morgan County tops Utah health rankingsStandard-Examiner
Central Kentucky News -Casper Star-Tribune Online -Kenosha News
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Pay for Performance Extends to Health Care in Experiment in New York - New York Times

Pay for Performance Extends to Health Care in Experiment in New York
New York Times
Now these doctors are in the vanguard of an experiment to transform New York's health care services for the poor from a disorganized hodgepodge into coordinated networks of doctors, hospitals and other practitioners. Medicaid officials hope to inspire ...


Imaginary Health Care Horrors - New York Times

New York Times

Imaginary Health Care Horrors
New York Times
Finally, there's the never-ending hunt for snarks and boojums — for ordinary, hard-working Americans who have suffered hardship thanks to health reform. As we've just seen, Obamacare opponents by and large don't do math (and they're sorry when they ...
GOP's Obamacare mendacity: Paul Krugman explains why health reform is ...Salon
Colleges getting out of health insurance businessYahoo News
Comer to announce health care planWLKY Louisville
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Pilots Need Mental Health Screening -- And Doctors Do, Too - Forbes

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Pilots Need Mental Health Screening -- And Doctors Do, Too
Forbes
Despite a whole lot of talking heads jawing on these points few had anything useful to say since almost none of the experts consulted seemed familiar with the accuracy of mental health screening, or with the nature of German requirements for health ...
France plane crash investigation focuses on co-pilot's mental health, official ...lehighvalleylive.com
"What could have destabilized Andreas Lubitz?"CBS News
Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Shifting Ideas of Pilot FitnessNew York Times
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UnitedHealth sets sail for drug manager Catamaran - USA TODAY

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UnitedHealth sets sail for drug manager Catamaran
USA TODAY
Catamaran was formed in 2012 after the merger of SXC Health Solutions and PBM Catalyst Health Solutions and helps healthcare plans reduced prescription drug costs. The company will be folded into United Health's OptumRX pharmacy care services unit.
UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefit firm Catamaran for $12.8 billionReuters
UnitedHealth to buy pharmacy benefits manager CatamaranBradenton Herald

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Knoxville man wins 2015 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon - WBIR-TV

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Knoxville man wins 2015 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon
WBIR-TV
"On behalf of Covenant Health, I want to congratulate the winners and all participants for their efforts today," said Tony Spezia, president and CEO of Covenant Health, in a press release. "Whether you ran a 5K or walked a half-marathon, completed your ...
2015 Covenant Health Knoxville MarathonKnoxville News Sentinel

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The entrepreneurial revolution in health care - Brookings Institution (blog)

The entrepreneurial revolution in health care
Brookings Institution (blog)
Today, after a look at a new breed of entrepreneurs and the investment infrastructure that's backing them, I have the same feeling about health care. The elements are already in place for a step-change in the years ahead. It's a question of when, not ...


Spectrum welcomes new transplant surgeon - WZZM

WZZM

Spectrum welcomes new transplant surgeon
WZZM
That's the kind of research Spectrum Health's new transplant surgeon, Dr. Martin Strueber is working on. Dr. Strueber joins the Heart and Lung transplant program at Spectrum Health's Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center. Born an raised in Germany, Dr.


Health care, financial stocks looking best going into tough earnings season - MarketWatch

MarketWatch

Health care, financial stocks looking best going into tough earnings season
MarketWatch
With guidance fairly negative this earnings season, the least negative guidance is coming out of the health care and financials sector, according to FactSet. Of financial companies providing guidance, 33% expect to top the Wall Street consensus, and 20 ...

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How to get genuine health reform for Georgia - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

How to get genuine health reform for Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
While Georgia hasn't expanded Medicaid as envisioned by Obamacare, that would not be much of a salve, either. An expanded Medicaid wouldn't do anything about low reimbursement rates that keep many health providers from taking Medicaid patients in ...
Ky. rural hospitals get poor bill of healthThe Courier-Journal
Audit: One in three rural Kentucky hospitals in poor financial healthLexington Herald Leader

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