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Affordable Care Act: The Election Tipping Point?

admin November 8, 2018

The Affordable Care Act may–to the chagrin of some economists– be the deciding issue in this Presidential election. Unlike Romney’s 5 point plan or Obama’s plan to educate young people and bring manufacturing jobs back from China, Americans have already in many cases seen the Affordable Care Act, passed in 2010, at work. Thus many… Continue Reading »

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Embryonic Gene May Unlock the Mysteries of the Immune System?

admin November 8, 2018

According to an article in Reuters on Monday, there is new hope coming from a study of an embryo survival gene, Arih2 and its impact on the development of a cure for many diseases. According to the article, scientists claim that the gene which keeps embryos alive appears to control the entire immune system. It is… Continue Reading »

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The Affordable Care Act…Part 2

admin November 8, 2018

Not unpredictably, a 333-page regulation change to the Affordable Care Act has been released by The Department of Health and Human Services. Basically, the revisions have been put in place as a compromise for insurance companies and in order to adjust so that insurance premiums remain affordable, while still guaranteeing that healthcare companies cover the costs of… Continue Reading »

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November 30 | Week in Review

admin November 8, 2018

Headlines Experts recommend closer scrutiny of radiation exposure from CT scans States confront menu of Medicaid changes Hospitals still angry with low patient safety scores Remote monitoring to cut readmissions by 75% Health-care providers can play critical role in reducing and preventing intimate partner violence Combined RB and PTEN loss identifies DCIS primed for invasive… Continue Reading »

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December 28 | Week in Review

admin November 8, 2018

Headlines Doctors call for evidence-based appropriateness criteria for elective procedures Implementation of appropriateness criteria required for elective procedures The mirror, not the scale, is the enemy of many this New Year’s resolution time Affordable Care Act’s impact on uncompensated care New MRI method may help diagnose dementia Ability to metabolize tamoxifen affects breast cancer outcomes… Continue Reading »

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3-D Printing: How It’s Changing the Medical Field

admin November 8, 2018

Depending on who you ask and on what day, 3-D printing is either “revolutionizing product development,” “the home appliance of the future” or “overrated.” One thing it is inarguably doing is changing the medical landscape. From casts to dental implants to even live skin cells, the development and advancement of 3-D printing has had a… Continue Reading »

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February 22 | Week in Review

admin November 2, 2018

Headlines Common acne drug not associated with increased risk of IBD Hospitals tap drugstores to curb readmissions Better hospital care linked to happy staff Physician groups are primary ACO sponsors Cover the tattoos: In the ICU, doctor appearances matter Facebook ‘likes’ could translate to real life likes for hospitals 10 technologies health execs should watch… Continue Reading »

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A 9/11 Hero Needs Your Help…Now!

admin November 2, 2018

When the country needed Steve Bonano, he raced to the twin towers without a second thought. A first responder during the 9/11 terror attacks, Bonano worked there tirelessly for weeks. Now 50 year old Chief Steve Bonano needs you, his fellow Americans, to step up in his hour of need.  Said his employer Forest City Executive… Continue Reading »

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From The Editor: Hell For Bell

admin October 30, 2018

If you live your life connected to the internet, you’ve probably heard about Pastor Alois Bell and her recent visit to Applebee’s Restaurant where she and 19 of her congregants dined on standard American cuisine. Ms. Bell, whose physique may suggest frequent dining out, was apparently new to the concept of the automatic gratuity added… Continue Reading »

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February 15 | Week in Review

admin October 30, 2018

Headlines Obama Addresses Raising Minimum Wage, Indirect Impact for Home Care Workers Aetna, Univita Partnering to Help Reduce Preventable Rehospitalizations HRT could delay dementia HIV positive patients not disclosing infection to NHS staff Subtle genetic changes found in dengue virus Gluten-free food should be scrapped Kidney transplants riskier for obese patients A search engine tool… Continue Reading »

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