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Friday, 21 April 2017 00:00

World Health Organization Launches Global Effort to Halve Medication-Related Errors in 5 Years

WHO Media Centre

Taking Stock of Medicine on National Doctors Day


ASC Consolidation to Continue to Surge

Becker's ASC Review

House Cancels AHCA Vote


Miami Children’s Health System offers breeding ground for innovative digital health startups

Fierce Healthcare

In appeal, feds argue merger with Anthem would hurt Cigna’s ‘value-based’ care

The Connecticut Mirror

Patient Fatally Shoots Herself Inside FL Hospital

Becker's Hospital Review

GOP repeal, replace bill is dead on arrival

Commentary by Kent Bottles, MD | Fierce Healthcare

Republicans Unveil 'Repeal and Replace' Bill


Gaps in Health Coverage Can Be Deadly  

Danielle Ofri, MD | Slate

Colorectal cancer rates rocketing in millennials

Becker's GI & Endoscopy

12 most dangerous superbugs

Fierce Healthcare

A Difficult Patient

In My Humble Opinion

Where are all the new diabetes drugs?


Case of 79-year-old doctor illustrates need for caution when accepting payments

Vitale Health Law

Owlstone Starts World's Largest Breath Based Bowel Cancer Trial

Business Weekly

Here's why membership medicine is gaining physician attention

Medical Economics

'I was really needed': How an Iraqi cardiologist won trust deep in Trump country

Max Blau | STAT

The GOPs Incredible Shrinking Obamacare Repeal


Trying to Solve the Alzheimer's Puzzle


Health Care Coalition Calls for Prior Authorization Reform


Dying from Cancer: Where You Live Matters


San Francisco Doctor's Office Powered by Sensors and AI


Why Labs Have a Lot to Lose Under CMS' Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule

Vitale Health Law

House Takes Major Step in the Repealing of Obamacare

The Daily Signal

FDA Confirms St. Jude's Cardiac Devices Can Be Hacked

Republicans' 4 Step Plan to Repeal ACA

New York Times

Cleveland Clinic’s Toby Cosgrove drops out of running for VA secretary

Fierce Healthcare

Obamacare Premium Hikes Called "One-Time Fix"


Doing What's Best for Patients May Be Worse for Populations


CMS Announces Payment Plans for Hips, Hearts; Plus New ACO Track

Older Patients Treated by Female Docs Less Likely to Die

Fierce Healthcare

8 Latest Hospital, Health System CEO Moves

Becker's Hospital Review

Central FL Doc Helps Deliver Baby Mid-Flight

Health News Florida

Study: IBM Watson agrees with cancer docs on treatment options 90% of the time

Fierce Biotech

Hundreds of VA dental patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis


Broward Health Fires CEO

Trump's healthcare 'dream team': Rep. Tom Price to head HHS, Seema Verma to lead CMS

Fierce Healthcare

Investigators Seek Records After Man Dies At Moffitt Cancer Center

AP via Health News Florida

Study: Dramatic Decline in Dementia


Doctors and Sex Abuse

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Hospital ED or Retail Urgent Clinic: Choice Isn't What You Might Think

Fierce Healthcare

Shared Decision Making and Statins


Patient Zero: The misunderstood stories of how disease spreads


What Physician Practices Need from Regulators

NEJM Catalyst

Physicians Less Likely to Vote than Average Citizen

CDC Director: Zika Virus Not Controllable with Current Technologies

Miami New Times

Medical Ethics Corner: EpiPen 2.0

Florida Healthcare Law Firm Blog

MACRA: What Docs Really Think

Fierce Healthcare

The Insurance Companies Say I'm a Terrible Doctor and I'm Proud of It


Is Big Soda Echoing Tobacco's Tactics?

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Patients and Prescription Drugs: Physician Challenges

Fierce Healthcare

Medicare Mysteries

The Incidental Ecnomist

After Failing Physical Due to Persistent Blood Clots, Bosh Blindsided by Heat


Quality and Payment Reform: Who Is Asking for What and Why?

Malpractice cases: 4 risks if you testify for a colleague

Fierce Practice Management

Discussing Cost with Patients Before Treatment Is a Win-Win

Doc Employment Doesn't Improve Hospital Outcomes and May Hurt Morale

Fierce Healthcare

Men with early prostate cancer can safely opt out of treatment, finds landmark study


The Makeup of the Millennial Patient

Becker's Hospital Review

What Can I Do to Prepare for MACRA Now?


Uber, Lyft Improve Patient Healthcare Access

Fierce Healthcare

Can we break the cycle of chronic pain in patients following orthopedic injury?


Shorter Hospitals Stays Expensive; May Not Improve Outcomes

Fierce Healthcare

How to Maximize Efficiency in the ED


Surgeon General Addresses Opioid Crisis

Insurers Fleeing Texas' Obamacare Exchange Market

D Healthcare Daily

Revisiting the Provider-Sponsored Health Plan

The National Law Review

Aetna to pull out of most Obamacare exchanges


U.S. judge in Anthem merger trial sets trial for November 21, plans ruling by late January 2017


Judge sets Aetna-Humana antitrust trial date for December 5


Zika is 'game changer' for Ob-Gyn Docs in FL


Advocate Health Care agrees to $5.5 million HIPAA violation settlement
Healthcare Finance

2016–17 Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report

Human Nasal Bacteria Might Be Super Bug Killer


Miami psychiatrist gets prison time for role in $63M health care fraud


$1 Billion Health Care Fraud Took Advantage Of Medicare In Florida, Agents Say

Health News Florida

Shooting at Florida Hospital


Critics fear CDC's prediabetes awareness campaign will lead to over diagnosis

Fierce Healthcare

Huge Study of Type 2 Diabetes Risk Shows Many Common Genes at Play


Nicklaus Children's Hospital Evacuated After Threats Received

Is Butter Back?

Why Do So Many Pop Stars Die Young?


'Micro Hospitals' Offer Alternative to Urgent Care Model

Fierce Healthcare

The Superhuman Efforts of the Trauma Surgeons at Orlando Health


Doc specialty can create potential for bias, result in poor decision-making


Ransomware forcing providers to raise security posture and expenditures

Health Data Management

Orlando Health's response to America's deadliest shooting at nightclub: 5 things to know

Becker's Hospital Review

Why 'Hillarycare' failed & how the presidential candidate has changed her reform outlook

Reuters via the New York Times

Medicare Shared Savings Program final rule boosts ACO care coordination incentives

Fierce Healthcare

Florida Regulators Approve 2 New Hospitals, Deny 2

Health News Florida

Medtronic details artificial pancreas plans, as well as Mazor, Qualcomm deals

Fierce Medical Devices

Fearing Zika virus, prominent doctors recommend postponement of summer games


Did NFL Try to Influence Concussion Study?

NY Times

Hospitals driving force behind campaign lobbying against insurer mergers

Fierce Health Payer

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