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  • Leaders Struggle to Unite House Republicans Behind Health Bill

    The House bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act faced an uncertain fate on Wednesday as conservative Republicans pushed to eliminate federal requirements that health insurance plans provide certain b...


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  • How House Republicans Are Planning to Vote on the Obamacare Replacement

    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan is still trying to build a majority to pass the Republican health care bill, which is scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives on Thursday.


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    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/03/20/us/politics/health-care-whip-count.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth%20Care%20Reform&action=cl4054
  • Fact Check: Democrats’ Critiques of the Republican Health Bill

    With the House vote on the Republican health care bill looming on Thursday, Democrats are unified in their opposition.


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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/us/politics/fact-check-democrats-republican-health-bill.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth%20Care%20Reform&4058
  • G.O.P.’s Health Care Tightrope Winds Through the Blue-Collar Midwest

    James Waltimire, a police officer on unpaid medical leave, has been going to the hospital in this small city twice a week for physical therapy after leg surgery, all of it paid for by Medicaid.


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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/19/health/republicans-health-care-affordable-care-act-midwest.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth%20Care%20Refo4050
  • Trump and Ryan: Health Bill May Test Marriage of Convenience

    President Trump, once the master pitchman for namesake vodka, steaks and now-moldering casinos, seems disinclined to attach his surname to the health care bill some allies have derided as “Ryanc...


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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/17/us/politics/donald-trump-paul-ryan-health-care-bill.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth%20Care%20Reform&acti4046
  • Putting the Republicans’ Health Plan on the Obamacare Scale

    President Trump and Republicans in Congress have pummeled the Affordable Care Act, complaining of high deductibles, soaring premiums and a shrinking menu of options for consumers.


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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/15/us/politics/republicans-health-care-plan-obamacare.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth%20Care%20Reform&actio4042
  • Health Bill Would Add 24 Million Uninsured but Save $337 Billion, Report Says

    The House Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would increase the number of people without health insurance by 24 million by 2026, while slicing $337 billion off federal budget deficits ...


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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/13/us/politics/affordable-care-act-health-congressional-budget-office.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth%20Car4034
  • ‘The Daily’: Obamacare on the Ground, and Music in the Air

    Liberals are against it because they like Obamacare. Conservatives who oppose it say it’s too much like Obamacare. And many doctors, regardless of their political leanings, simply fear for the h...


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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/10/podcasts/the-daily/obamacare-music-issue.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth%20Care%20Reform&action=click&co4030
  • Why Republicans Are Battling Republicans on Obamacare Repeal

    “Swampcare,” the writer and radio personality Erick Erickson scoffed at the new American Health Care Act, the culmination of seven years of promises to repeal and replace President Barack ...


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    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/09/us/politics/why-republicans-are-battling-republicans-on-obamacare-repeal.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic%2FHealth4026

EVENTS

Conferences

2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

2017 AANS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

April 22-26, 2017
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The theme for the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting is Neurosurgery: A World of Innovation. In addition to highlighting the latest in neurosurgical science and practice, this meeting explores the educational and technological advances that are transf...

Blood Transfusion in Clinical Surgery and Obstetrics

BLOOD TRANSFUSION IN CLINICAL SURGERY AND OBSTETRICS

March 23-25, 2017
The Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, with the aim of disseminating quality updates in health, is setting the schedule for this event offers you the very best in their area. Sign up for Notify me to be notified when entries are open.

Connect. Communicate. Care 2017

CONNECT. COMMUNICATE. CARE 2017

March 27-27, 2017
Patient Experience Tom Lee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey.

2017 Hospital CMS Basics

2017 HOSPITAL CMS BASICS

March 27-27, 2017
This one day educational program is designed to provide health care professionals the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the challenging aspects of Medicare’s Conditions of Participation. The program will also address how to avoid Immediate Jeopardy.

Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

February 18-18, 2017
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This FREE educational event – featuring both UC Health and national pancreatic cancer experts – will include sessions on: Latest developments in pancreatic cancer research, screening, evaluation and treatment, Survivorship care and stress management strategies, Personalized treatment app...

4th Annual USC Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

4TH ANNUAL USC MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

January 28-28, 2017
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Since the 1950s we have been producing tools that harness the power of X-ray energy to benefit humankind. In recent decades, we have pioneered developments in the fields of radiotherapy, radiosurgery, X-ray tube technology, digital image detectors, cargo screening, and non-destructive testing. We ha...

War on Cancer 2016

WAR ON CANCER 2016

December 06-06, 2016
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The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2016 will explore solutions to the mismatch in progress and delivery in cancer care across Europe. We'll bring you innovative approaches to cancer prevention and treatment, solutions to overcome shortcomings in delivery and examples of best practices and o...

Children

CHILDREN'S NATIONAL TO HOST FIRST POPULATION STRATEGIES FOR CHILDREN’S HEALTH CONFERENCE

March 22-23, 2017
Children's National Health System, with sponsorship by Cerner Corporation, is hosting its first summit on Population Strategies for Children’s Health (PSCH) at the Westin in Washington, DC. The symposium will welcome more than 100 attendees contributing to discussion, collaboration, and qu...

 

Webinars

MAR 25, 2017 | 9:00 AM-
SYMPTOM SCIENCE RESEARCH: A PATH TO PRECISION HEALTH
Symptom Science Research: A Path to precision Health. There will be three different panel discussions. There will be Three Principal Investigators who will each have two other experts speaking during their panel discussion.
MAR 28, 2017 | 11:00 am-
SCHOOL-BASED INTERVENTIONS FOR PREVENTING HIV, STIS & PREGNANCY IN ADOLESCENTS: WHAT'S THE EVIDENCE?
Health Evidence will be hosting a 60 minute webinar examining the effectiveness of school-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy in adolescents.
MAR 29, 2017 | 1 pm-
EXPERIENCES IN MANAGING INTEGRATED QUALITY/SAFETY PROJECTS ACROSS A LARGE HEALTH SYSTEM
To survive in an industry challenged by increased transparency and a new set of rules levied by value driven strategy and reform, healthcare systems must consistently deliver higher quality, cost effective and efficient outcomes.
MAR 29, 2017 | 1:00 pm-
WHAT OBAMA'S PRECISION MEDICINE INITIATIVE MAY MEAN FOR HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGERS AND PROFESSIONALS
Understand the impact of the Precision Medicine Initiative and steps to take to ensure quality patient care.
MAR 30, 2017 | -
DRIVING AND DEMENTIA
Learn to recognize how dementia impacts driving ability, warning signs and how to support a person with dementia when they can no longer drive safely.
MAR 30, 2017 | 12:00pm-
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH: VACCINATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
Healthcare is increasingly provided in both traditional and non-traditional settings. Join NFID Board member Ruth M. Carrico, PhD, FNP-C, CIC, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Founding Associate Director at the University of Louisville Global Health Cent...
APR 04, 2017 | 1:00pm-
SYNDROMIC PANELS – HOLY GRAIL OF LABORATORY TESTING?
The diagnosis of infections is complex. A broad spectrum of pathogens may present with similar signs and symptoms and microbiological work up is necessary to identify or rule out pathogens. In the past few years, changes in the laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases have been remarkab...
ACTIVE SHOOTER: NEW GUIDANCE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKPLACE INCIDENTS
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Workplace violence, and specifically active shooter incidents are a real threat for hospitals and healthcare facilities. Healthcare professionals could be faced with difficult decisions about leaving patients who may not be able to evacuate themselves. Emergency preparedness managers need ...
BEYOND THE EHR: CULTIVATING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT & LOYALTY THROUGH CRM
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Many healthcare organizations initially looked to their EHRs and patient portals to support patient engagement, but are now realizing these technologies are not the complete answer. But if they're not, then what is? Enter Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, relationship-bas...
WHY YOUR HOSPITAL NEEDS ACUTE INPATIENT REHABILITATION TO SUCCEED IN VALUE-BASED CARE
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Value-based care presents a number of challenges to today's operating models. In order to succeed in the new environment, it is imperative to understand the role your post-acute assets play, and how to manage rehabilitation programs within it. Learn how a well-managed inpatient rehabil...
OPPORTUNITIES IN HOME RESPIRATORY CARE – SPONSORED BY DRIVE MEDICAL
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Four respiratory/home care experts discussed the current state of the home respiratory care industry and offered their expertise and advice on how hospitals, home care providers, and individual RTs can benefit.
CLINICAL LABORATORY REPORTING: IS YOUR ORGANIZATION READY FOR THE NEW 2016 REPORTING?
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This live webinar is designed for healthcare administrators, health information managers, medical records directors, compliance officers, risk officers, billing managers, coders and other healthcare professionals.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS: WHAT CAN YOU RELEASE?
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This live webinar is designed for medical records directors, health information directors, coders, business managers, office managers, nurses, hospital administrators, billing managers, social workers, counselors, release of records professionals, compliance managers and attorneys.
PUTTING THE WE IN WELLNESS: 5 SKILLS EVERY CASE MANAGER SHOULD USE
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This live webinar is designed for registered nurses, LPNs, directors of nursing, administrators, nursing assistants, directors, physician assistants, emergency room staff, directors of crisis and hotline centers, case managers, social workers, therapists, psychologists, and other healthcar...

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People use health care services for many reasons: to cure illnesses and health conditions, to mend breaks and tears, to prevent or delay future health care problems, to reduce pain and increase qual...

The medical profession was justified in celebrating this spring’s Congressional action to eliminate the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. However, the hard-fought victory, while sweet, comes ...

The Physicians Foundation’s mission is to help educate physicians on the important systemic changes that impact upon the private practice of medicine. In this report, we examine the Medicare progr...

A defining test of President Barack Obama’s second term, and domestic policy legacy as a President of the United States, is upon the nation. Nearly three years after initial enactment in 2010, the...

The deeply challenging initial open enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act closed on March 31, 2014 (except for time-limited provisions offered by the federal government and about 10 states ...

With nearly 125,000 pages worth of Medicare regulations governing the U.S. healthcare system, physicians are confronted with overwhelming regulatory burdens that continue to erode their practice of me...

Although coverage for 30 million Americans represents a significant ambition, a rapidly changing U.S. healthcare system is also causing challenges and concerns. The consolidation of regional hospital ...

"Making it simple, however, is far from simple. Humana alone has more than 10 million beneficiaries, a network of 600,000 providers, and many different insurance plans. Health information technology...

Aurora Health Care provides not-for-profit healthcare services to the people of East Wisconsin in the United States. As well as its 113 permanent health care sites, the organization also offers servic...