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9 in 10 hospitals have big IT plans in year ahead, half say insufficient funding is a concern

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The more tech initiatives an organization has undertaken, the more likely they are to rate themselves ahead of the competition.

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American Medical Association blasts Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” immigrations policy

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Industry association says the trauma of separating children from their parents have can lifelong negative impacts on their health.

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Atul Gawande to lead Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase venture

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As CEO of the new company, which will be based in Boston, the public health expert will seek to "incubate better models of care for all," he says.

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Hospital-acquired infections keep rising, wasting billions, finds Leapfrog

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The percentage of hospitals achieving zero infections has declined dramatically since 2015, indicating many patients are still at risk.

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Consumers are happy with Medicare and Medicaid but wary of Amazon, CVS and Walmart as health insurers

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New research also reveals that customers want less expensive care, ways to understand benefits and incentives for healthy behaviors.

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Association Health Plans to expand under final rule

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AHPs offer a less expensive alternative that are expected to draw away healthier consumers from the Affordable Care Act market.

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