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Aetna pays $17 million to settle class action lawsuit over privacy breach

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The lawsuit alleges the insurer violated beneficiary privacy by mailing HIV medication information in an envelope that had a transparent window.

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Physician burnout: See which specialists have it the worst

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Physicians feel down or seriously depressed at nearly twice the rate of the adult population. But there are some tweaks hospital executives might consider to ease the situation.

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HHS announces Conscience and Religious Freedom Division

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Office of Civil Rights will return to era of upholding, rather than treating with hostility, claims of conscience in healthcare, says Director Roger Severino.

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Value-based care program in Maryland scores well on costs, but not quality

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There was little evidence that the program made a dent in readmissions, observation stays, outpatient use or ER visits.

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How a skilled nursing facility improved readmissions, clinical quality and its finances

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Vernon Manor and Manchester Manor deployed software on top of its EHR to analyze clinical data fields and recommend interventions.

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Aetna shareholder brings lawsuit over $69 billion merger with CVS Health

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The transaction will deny shareholders their right to fully share equitably in the true value of the company, according to the court document.

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Marketplace helps Colorado hospitals sell, trade legacy devices to recover some costs

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The online marketplace includes devices, pharmaceuticals, capital equipment and supplies to help hospitals recover some expenses and reduce overall costs.

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