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Obama takes stock of health-care law — and presidency

On March 26, 2015, David Nakamura of The Washington Post reported on President Obama’s recent speech at City Club of Cleveland during which he began to affirm his legacy and highlight the successes of the Affordable Care Act. To learn more, click here.

Company Thinks It Has Answer for Lower Health Costs: Customer Service

On March 27, 2015, Matthew Ryan Williams of The New York Times reported on an interesting primary care model that centers upon customer service as a cornerstone for success. The business model allows for mass replication of quality care. To learn more, click here.

How much will health care cost in retirement?

On March 14, 2015, Eric McWhinnie of USA Today reported that “health care is the one spending category that consistently fails to decline in retirement.” He provides strategic tips for how to save money for health care longterm. To learn more, click here.

Health Officials Say Listeriosis Not The Cause Of Deaths Linked To Contaminated Ice Cream

On March 14, 2015, the Associated Press reported that the deaths of three hospital patients following consumption of Blue Bell ice cream products are not due to listeriosis, although, at least five individuals developed listeriosis following consumption of these ice cream products. To learn more, click here.

Four Health-Care Workers Being Flown to U.S. After Ebola Exposure

On March 14, 2015, Scott Calvert and Betsy McKay of The Wall Street Journal reported that a minimum of 10 American healthcare workers are to be transported back from Sierra Leone to the US following potential exposure to the Ebola virus. At least one of the workers has already been confirmed to have contracted the virus. To learn more, click […]