11th child dies in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey
An 11th child has died and 23 additional children have become sick in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HHS: Regulatory Agenda
Semiannual regulatory agenda from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) outlining the rulemaking activities HHS expects to undertake in the foreseeable future. Includes abstracts for prospective HHS rules that are expected to have major economic impacts on a substantial number of small entities. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 16, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Priorities for adult social work research
A report from the Department of Health and Social Care sets out the top ten priorities for adult social work research. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 16, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Oregon & S.W. Washington
Information was obtained from Apprise Health Insights and the Washington State Department of Health and could not be independently verified by the Portland Business Journal. In case of ties, hospitals are listed alphabetically. NOTE: Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center and Westside Medical Center are excluded because Kaiser Foundation Hospitals ’ financial information is not reported at individual facility level. $12.5B: Combined 2017 net patient revenue at all hospitals on The List 4.1%: Increase from 2016 in combined net patient revenue 3.4%: Combined operating margin in 2017 at all hospitals on The List 381.8K: Combin...
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Oregon & S.W. Washington
Information was obtained from Apprise Health Insights and the Washington State Department of Health and could not be independently verified by the Portland Business Journal. In case of ties, hospitals are listed alphabetically. NOTE: Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center and Westside Medical Center are excluded because Kaiser Foundation Hospitals ’ financial information is not reported at individual facility level. $12.5B: Combined 2017 net patient revenue at all hospitals on The List 4.1%: Increase from 2016 in combined net patient revenue 3.4%: Combined operating margin in 2017 at all hospitals on The List 381.8K: Combin...
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Mental Health Grant Awards to Assist Youth in Need
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Department Children and Families (DCF) awarded a $250,000 grant to Columbia, Green Lake, Sauk, and Waushara counties, to work together to provide an in-home mental health crisis stabilization service for local youth. A voluntary service, in-home mental health crisis stabilization for youth is designed to help young people better understand the cause of their psychological distress, while teaching them healthy coping skills to manage similar...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 15, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Guidance for NHS trusts and foundation trusts providing emergency departments, urgent treatment centres and inpatient services
Department of Health and Social Care -On 1 October 2018, the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 introduced a new legal duty on specified public services to refer service users they consider may be homeless or threatened with homelessness to a local housing authority. This guidance provides an overview of the duty to refer for NHS staff, including how to make a referral to a local authority.GuidanceDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Information & Knowledge Service Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Duke University Hospital seeking $18.2M renovation
Duke University Health System is asking the state of North Carolina for permission to begin an $18.2 million overhaul on part of its main campus.   This week, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services released an application petitioning for a certificate of need that would allow for the renovations at Duke University Hospital.  According to NCDHHS, the project would renovate the north pavilion at the hospital for the system’s adu lt bone marrow transplant services and a combined hematologic… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

IRS, HHS, EBSA: Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
Notice of final rule from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Employee Benefits Security Administration to finalize expanded exemptions to protect religious beliefs for certain entities and individuals whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The rule will be effective on January 14, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 15, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

IRS, HHS, EBSA: Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
Notice of final rule from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Employee Benefits Security Administration to finalize expanded exemptions to protect sincerely held moral beliefs for certain entities and individuals whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The rule will be effective on January 14, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 15, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Health insurance payments, research opportunities for medical marijuana in NYS
State regulators want to make medical marijuana more accessible, introducing new recommendations designed to cut the cost, expand who can use it, who can approve it for use as well how it can be used for research. The recommendations, many of which focus on deterring self-medication through recreational marijuana use, are included in a second two-year report by the New York State Department of Health on the Compassionate Care Act. The program began in January of 2016 and now includes participation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Health insurance payments, research opportunities for medical marijuana in NYS
State regulators want to make medical marijuana more accessible, introducing new recommendations designed to cut the cost, expand who can use it, who can approve it for use as well how it can be used for research. The recommendations, many of which focus on deterring self-medication through recreational marijuana use, are included in a second two-year report by the New York State Department of Health on the Compassionate Care Act. The program began in January of 2016 and now includes participation… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Hate the gym? You'll love the new exercise guidelines
If schlepping to the gym three times a week seems like a whole lot of work, the U. S. government ’s new exercise guidelines bring good news: It doesn’t matter where you exercise or for how long, it just matters that you keep on moving.  The Department of Health and Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd Edition say any activity counts. So take a walk around the block while your turkey's in the oven. The guidelines, published Monday in the Journal of the American… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

South Africa: Help Reduce Diabetes
[SAnews.gov.za] As South Africa joins the international community in observing World Diabetes Day, the Department of Health has urged families to help reduce diabetes by promoting healthy lifestyles and supporting family members with diabetes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

HHS: Medicare Program; Administrative Law Judge Hearing Program for Medicare Claim and Entitlement Appeals; Quarterly Listing of Program Issuances - July Through September 2018
Quarterly notice from the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA) listing the instructions finalized during the period of July to September 2018 related to procedures for carrying out adjudicative functions to resolve disagreements with Medicare claims. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 14, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Fifteen Counties Awarded Mental Health Crisis Response Improvement Grants
Aided by grants from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), 15 counties are improving how they respond to people experiencing a mental health crisis. Each of the following counties has received a $20,000 grant to enhance mental health crisis intervention services. Ashland Brown Dane Dunn Eau Claire Human Service Center (Forest, Oneida, and Vilas) Kenosha La Crosse Ozaukee Racine Rock Washington Waukesha Winnebago Wood Each county ’s project is designed to address local needs,...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 13, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Personal trainer's top six tips as new exercise guidelines say we need to be active all the time  
The former guidelines, from the US Department of Health and Human Services, recommended an adult needed to do 10 minutes or more of aerobic activity every day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Physical Activity Guidelines Offer Simple Advice: Move More, Sit Less
Americans should sit less and move more, even if that activity comes in tiny chunks, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) latest physical activity guidelines. The core recommendations in the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, which were published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, aren’t all that different from the previous iteration, which was released in 2008. The tone, however, has shifted to include more manageable forms of activity and to promote benefits of exercise that go beyond physical health, such as improved cognitive function, me...
Source: TIME: Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness onetime overnight Source Type: news

Uncle Sam wants you to sit less and move more. Here ’s how you can meet the new exercise guidelines
Listen up, Americans! The government has been recommending you get 150 minutes of exercise a week for a decade now. That ’s just 20 minutes a day — and not even one in four of you can handle it.But the Department of Health and Human Services, armed with some new research on the benefits of exercise... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - November 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Federal Government Issues New Guidelines For Physical Activity For Kids Ages 3-5
BOSTON (CBS)- For the first time in history, the federal government is issuing guidelines for physical activity for Americans as young as 3 to 5 years old. With two thirds of adults in the United States overweight or obese, the new guidelines are an effort to fight the epidemic. The Department of Health and Human Services is calling for children ages 3 to 5 to have 3 hours a day of light-to-moderate exercise a day, saying that kids who have unhealthy body weight even at a very young age are more likely to become obese later in life. Children playing outside. Photo Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto Health officials say child...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Family Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Exercise Health Watch The Department of Health and Human Services Source Type: news

Congress Divided as Democrats Take House, Republicans Tighten Control of Senate
The 2018 midterm elections have generated significant changes in Washington, DC, with Democrats seizing control of the House of Representatives, and the retirements or election loses of some members who have played significant roles in science policy. At the same time, Republicans have retained control of the Senate. As of November 12, Democrats hold 227 seats in the House while Republicans have 198, with the results of 10 races being too close to call. In the Senate, the GOP has a 51-seat majority and Democrats hold 46 seats, which includes two Independents who caucus with the Democrats. The Senate seats for Arizona and...
Source: Public Policy Reports - November 12, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Biologists to HHS: No Scientific Basis to Define Gender as Binary Trait
The Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the American Society of Naturalists (ASN), and the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB) have sent a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar expressing concerns about the Department’s attempt to claim that there is a biological basis to defining gender as a strictly binary trait determined by genitalia at birth. SSE, ASN, and SSB are member societies of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). The letter is in response to a recent Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) memo obtained by the New York Times. The memo proposes tha...
Source: Public Policy Reports - November 12, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Winnebago Mental Health Institute is the First DHS Facility to Go Live with Electronic Health Records
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has launched an electronic health records system for its seven care and treatment facilities, with Winnebago Mental Health Institute in Oshkosh the first location to go live with the new program known as DHS Connect. “DHS Connect is part of our commitment to provide high quality care to the people we serve in our seven facilities,” says DHS Secretary Linda Seemeyer. “It will streamline the access and exchange of critical information among all...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 12, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

Move More, Sit Less: Government Issues New Exercise Guidelines
By Arman Azad, CNN (CNN) — If you’re sitting down while reading this, stand up. Guidelines released Monday by the federal government show that most Americans are not getting the exercise they need, costing the health care system over $100 billion each year. The new standards are similar to those released 10 years ago, but the government is scrapping a recommendation that physical activity occur in 10-minute blocks, instead telling Americans to “move more and sit less” whenever possible. Any amount of exercise has some health benefits, officials say, and some benefits are even immediate, like better ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Exercise Source Type: news

UNC scores approval for $32M outpatient clinics
UNC Health Care has received the green light for a pair of new outpatient clinics in the Triangle, totaling $32 million.   Last week, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services approved two requests made by the hospital system, giving it permission to begin construction.  The first of the two projects is a $24.8 million outpatient clinic at 100 Easttowne Drive in Chapel Hill, set for completion by April 2020 . The clinic will include 150,000 square feet of space for specialties such as outpatient… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

New physical activity guidelines for Americans released
(JAMA Network) Updated physical activity guidelines released by the   U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) tell Americans to get moving, and for how long, with aerobic and muscle-strengthening activities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Guide for parents and guardians to new statutory child death reviews
The Department of Health and Social Care has published statutory and operational guidance for child death review. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

RFK Jr. wins case against U.S. government for vaccine safety violations
(Natural News) Del Bigtree, founder of Informed Consent Action Network (ICAN), teamed up with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to take on the U.S. government by filing suit against the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for vaccine safety violations — and they won. This is big news for all concerned with the topic of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal panel calls for pause on Arkansas Medicaid rule
A federal advisory panel is urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to temporarily stop Arkansas from enforcing the state's work requirement for Medicaid expansion enrollees (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NHS issues guidance on using instant messaging tools and more UK digital health news briefs
New guidance for NHS staff on using instant messaging services during emergencies.  NHS England, NHS Digital, Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care have issued new guidance to help staff securely use instant messaging tools in acute clinical settings during emergency situations. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

RPS meets Dept of Health on Brexit contingency plans
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society on Thursday met with the Department of Health and Social Care to discuss potential implications of Brexit for patients, pharmacists and the wider NHS. President Ash S (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - November 9, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

CMS, HHS: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Program Integrity
Notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to revise standards for the oversight of state health insurance Exchanges, periodic data matching frequency, and the length of a consumer's authorization for the Exchange to get updated tax information, among other things. Comments on the proposed rule are due by January 8, 2019. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 9, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Vaccine court admits that the chickenpox vaccine permanently disabled a young boy
(Natural News) While vaccine makers and the mainstream media continue to deny that vaccines can be harmful, the vaccine court in the United States is quietly awarding money to victims of vaccine injuries, and after a protracted legal battle, the Department of Health and Human Services has even admitted the chickenpox vaccine caused one boy’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS, HHS: Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Program Integrity
Pre-publication notice of proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to revise standards for the oversight of state health insurance Exchanges, periodic data matching frequency, and the length of a consumer's authorization for the Exchange to get updated tax information, among other things. Comments on the proposed rule are due within 60 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register, which is scheduled for November 9, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 8, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: IRS, HHS, EBSA: Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
Pre-publication notice of final rule from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Employee Benefits Security Administration to finalize expanded exemptions to protect religious beliefs for certain entities and individuals whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The rule will be effective 60 days after official publication of this notice in the Federal Register, which is scheduled for November 15, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 8, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Public Inspection: IRS, HHS, EBSA: Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act
Pre-publication notice of final rule from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the Employee Benefits Security Administration to finalize expanded exemptions to protect sincerely held moral beliefs for certain entities and individuals whose health plans are subject to a mandate of contraceptive coverage under the Affordable Care Act. The rule will be effective 60 days after official publication of this notice in the Federal Register, which is scheduled for November 15, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 8, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Is employment a key to opioid addiction recovey?
Opioid addiction has been declared a public health emergency by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and it's costing the federal government $4.6 billion this year alone to address it. In order to aid former addicts in maintaining their recovery, there's a growing call to help them find steady employment. Last month, for example, legislation providing resources for recovery centers was passed in both the U.S. House and Senate.  According to HHS data from 2016 and 2017, an esti mated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

Is employment a key to opioid addiction recovey?
Opioid addiction has been declared a public health emergency by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and it's costing the federal government $4.6 billion this year alone to address it. In order to aid former addicts in maintaining their recovery, there's a growing call to help them find steady employment. Last month, for example, legislation providing resources for recovery centers was passed in both the U.S. House and Senate.  According to HHS data from 2016 and 2017, an esti mated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

30 now ill, including 10 deaths, in adenovirus outbreak
A total of 30 have become sick, including 10 deaths, in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles outbreak in Israel prompts warning in New York
Measles has been diagnosed in 17 children in the Orthodox Jewish community in the Williamsburg and Borough Park neighborhoods in Brooklyn, the New York City Department of Health stated Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

30 now ill, including 10 deaths, in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey
A total of 30 have become sick, including 10 deaths, in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Revised interim protocol in dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors, 150microgram applying from 5 November 2018 until further notification
The Department of Health& Social Care (DHSC) has issued a revised interim dispensing protocol on dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors, 150microgram. This is to take effect immediately. (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - November 6, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

4 things you need to know about the administration ’s latest Part B proposal
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding Medicare Part B that puts patient access to medicines and Part B at risk. Referred to as the International Pricing Index Model, the proposal would use the Center for Medicare& Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) to test a mandatory demonstration that would set U.S. prices for medicines based on the pricing policies of foreign governments. With all the ongoing conversations about this proposal, we wanted to set the record straight on a few key points. The International Pricing Index Model for Part B would: (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - November 5, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Part B Medicare Monday CMMI Access Source Type: news

NHS prevention plan needs investment, says RPS England
Commenting on the publication of Prevention is better than cure by the Department of Health and Social Care, which sets out the Government’s plan to put prevention at the centre of healthcare, R (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - November 5, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Prepare to " Fall Back " by Checking Home Detectors
As we prepare to turn back the clocks this weekend, and temperatures continue to fall, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) wants to remind residents totake action to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning. We “fall back” an hour on November 4, and when you turn back your clocks, it’s also a good practice to check both your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. “When the temperature drops, we begin to see an uptick in carbon monoxide poisonings,” said Dr. Jon...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - November 2, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

ACA open enrollment begins with lower prices, more choices in Arizona
WASHINGTON – Open enrollment began Nov. 1 for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, with most Arizonans seeing more choices and better prices, a sharp change from recent years when the state was the poster child for Obamacare problems. The Department of Health and Human Services said five companie s will offer 18 qualified health insurance plans in Arizona for next year, with premiums on average expected to be 10 percent lower than this year. Open enrollment runs through Dec. 15. Those… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Renata Clo Source Type: news

ACA open enrollment begins with lower prices, more choices in Arizona
WASHINGTON – Open enrollment began Nov. 1 for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, with most Arizonans seeing more choices and better prices, a sharp change from recent years when the state was the poster child for Obamacare problems. The Department of Health and Human Services said five companie s will offer 18 qualified health insurance plans in Arizona for next year, with premiums on average expected to be 10 percent lower than this year. Open enrollment runs through Dec. 15. Those… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 2, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Renata Clo Source Type: news

Where are the most violent workplaces?
The Department of Health is drawing up plans to protect NHS staff better from violence. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LEED Platinum rating awarded to NIEHS warehouse
The NIEHS net-zero energy warehouse is the first Department of Health and Human Services building to achieve LEED Platinum certification. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - November 2, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

FDA isn't doing enough to prevent medical device hacking, HHS report says
The US Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to prevent medical devices such as pacemakers and insulin pumps from being hacked, a report from the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news