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Disease Management Program Fails to Cut Medicare Costs

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  • Family Practice News

November 01, 2011

Eight commercial disease-management companies using nurse-based telephone care programs failed to improve quality of care, reduce hospital admissions, decrease emergency department visits, or cut health care costs in a pilot project of fee-for-servic

Still No Relief in Sight for Long-Term Needs

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  • New York Times

October 23, 2011

The law that many Americans had hoped would transform the nation’s dysfunctional system of long-term care for the swelling ranks of people with disabilities and dementia quietly died this month, a victim of its own weaknesses, a toxic political envir

Understand the issues we face

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  • Danville Register Bee

October 22, 2011

When Virginia Uranium Inc. took Virginia legislators to see a closed uranium mine near Bessines, France in June, company vice president Walter Coles Jr. asked the mayor of Bessines, Andrea Soyer, what advice she would give them.

Overreaching on Oyster Safety?

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  • Food Safety News

October 13, 2011

The government and seafood industry must work together to reduce illnesses from Vibrio vulnificus - a naturally occurring but potentially fatal bacterium found in Gulf Coast oysters - says the Government Accountability Office.

Quality rankings for US hospitals are released

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  • British Medical Journal

October 11, 2011

If someone asked you to name the best hospitals in the United States, admittedly a ridiculous request, many people would start with the famous research and teaching hospitals.

CDC awards $9 million for workplace health

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  • The Hill

September 29, 2011

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday awarded $9 million to promote workplace health programs across the nation.