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Is Healthcare still stuck in the Doogie days?

Health Datapalooza is right around the corner (May 31- June 3 in Washington, DC)

Data experts, technology developers, entrepreneurs, policy makers, healthcare system leaders, and community advocates will be sharing their views on what’s to come. 233 more words

Cuts in California's dental insurance cause ED visits to spike

By Alison Majikes/Special to thedailyfloss.com

Since dental benefits were cut from California’s public health insurance for the poor, Emergency Department visits shot up for dental related issues. 305 more words


Hawaii Health Connector participants may be pushed to federal exchange

The Hawaii Health Connector may force participants to the federal health exchange.

This comes as the Hawaii Health Connector continues to be non-compliant with the Affordable Care Act. 194 more words


Cost, Volume and Mix: The Three Headed Monster of Pharmaceutical Spending in the United States

Unsurprisingly, the US spends way more than any other nation per capita on drugs. As a share of GDP, the US ranks 4th behind Hungary, Greece and the Slovak Republic—countries with economies so small that a GDP comparison is useless. 566 more words


Higher Minimum Wage Strengthens Labor Unions

Popular Economics Weekly

Unions may have been weakened by Republican efforts to abolish labor’s collective bargaining power, (in order to weaken their support of Democratic Party policies), but that may be changing as unions have found a new cause—working to raise minimum wages. 779 more words

Weekly Financial News

5 reasons why Medicaid agencies should use cloud-based services

To what degree has your state made the move to cloud-based services? More and more states are successfully implementing data processing and hosting solutions in the cloud. 319 more words