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Get extra savings on out-of-pocket costs for health insurance with a Silver plan

Published on November 13, 2015 When you apply for health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace®, you’ll find out if you qualify for savings. You may be eligible for a to lower the cost of your monthly premium. You also may be eligible for — discounts that lower what you’ll pay out of your own …

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Report Addresses Issues Involved in Tackling U.S. Health Disparities

A report entitled “Addressing Health Equity: Practical Solutions to Address Variations in Care” was published on Oct. 4, according to a press release. The report was published by the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), a group of health industry leaders from various sectors, and ZS, a management consulting and technology firm. ZS conducted interviews with 35 …

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CommonSpirit’s ransomware attack growing concerns on cybersecurity

Diverted ambulances. Cancer treatment delayed. Electronic health records offline. These are just some of ripple effects of an apparent cyberattack on a major nonprofit health system that disrupted operations throughout the U.S. While CommonSpirit Health confirmed it experienced an “IT security issue” earlier this week, the company has remained mum when pressed for more details …

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Eastern Plumas Health Care To Build New Therapy, Wellness Center In California

Healthcare system Eastern Plumas Health Care (Portola, Calif.) is planning a new therapy and wellness center on its Portola campus, according to the website plumasnews.com. The 6,500-square-foot facility will include a therapy pool, meditation room, and 64-seat classroom for classes on nutrition, diabetic education, and other wellness topics. Construction is slated to begin in 2023.

NewYork-Presbyterian taps former Cleveland Clinic London CEO for executive role

Listen to the article 2 min This audio is auto-generated. Please let us know if you have feedback. Name: Brian Donley Previous title: CEO, Cleveland Clinic London New title: Executive vice president and COO, NewYork-Presbyterian Donley will assume his new role Jan. 9. He is succeeding Laura Forese, who is retiring after nearly four decades …

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How the mind-gut connection affects total health

As a colorectal surgeon, I address complex intestinal issues with state-of-the-art interventions. Fortunately for most people, the key to a healthy digestive system isn’t that complicated. A proper diet, regular exercise, and stress reduction all help create a healthier and happier gut. The “mind-gut connection” influences how you think and feel. Imagine a marathon runner …

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MIT System “Sees” The Inner Structure of Body During Physical Rehab

What You Should Know: – Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and Massachusetts General Hospital have created an unsupervised physical rehabilitation system called MuscleRehab. – Motion tracking captures motion activity, while Electrical Impedance Tomography measures “what the muscles are up to”, whereas a virtual reality headset and tracking suit lets one …

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Hurricane Ian Shows That Coastal Hospitals Aren’t Ready for Climate Change

As rapidly intensifying storms and rising sea levels threaten coastal cities from Texas to the tip of Maine, Hurricane Ian has just demonstrated what researchers have warned: Hundreds of hospitals in the U.S. are not ready for climate change. Hurricane Ian forced at least 16 hospitals from central to southwestern Florida to evacuate patients after …

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Biden to pardon all federal offenses of simple marijuana possession

President Biden will pardon everyone who has been convicted of simple possession of marijuana under federal law, the White House announced Thursday. “There are thousands of people who have prior federal convictions for marijuana possession, who may be denied employment, housing, or educational opportunities as a result.  My action will help relieve the collateral consequences …

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