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Insurance and alternative risk funding solutions for the healthcare industry
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Today's blog post: California Scrambles To Contain Hepatitis A Outbreaks: By Stephanie O’Neill | Kaiser Health News Health officials in California are struggling to contain fierce outbreaks of hepatitis A among homeless people and drug abusers in three counties, including San Diego, where at least 17 people have died.   Hundreds... The post California Scrambles To Contain Hepatitis A Outbreaks appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PtfbXz
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Today's blog post: ‘Fear of Malpractice’ Top Reason for Overtreatment, Study Finds: Physicians cited “fear of malpractice” as the top reason for the overtreatment of patients, according to a new study. Eight of every 10 doctors attributed overtreatment to fear of malpractice (84.7%), patient pressure or request  was the next highest reason... The post ‘Fear of Malpractice’ Top Reason for Overtreatment, Study Finds appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PsbF0l
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Today's blog post: Online Ratings Don’t Help in Search for the Best Doctor: Online ratings don’t help patients looking for the best doctor, according to a new study.   Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center compared the reviews of 78 of the medical center’s specialists to its own internal performance metrics and found there... The post Online Ratings Don’t Help in Search for the Best Doctor appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PsNMDn
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Today's blog post: California Medical Board Can Obtain Prescription Records Without Warrant: California’s Medical Board has the right to obtain prescription records without a warrant or subpoena, according to a California Supreme Court ruling last month. A Burbank internist brought a lawsuit contending his three-year probation violated his patients’ privacy after the... The post California Medical Board Can Obtain Prescription Records Without Warrant appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/Pfl96j
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Today's blog post: Under Trump, Hospitals Face Same ACA Penalties as Obama:     By Jordan Rau | Kaiser Health News Amid all the turbulence over the future of the Affordable Care Act, one facet continues unchanged: President Donald Trump’s administration is penalizing more than half the nation’s hospitals for having too... The post Under Trump, Hospitals Face Same ACA Penalties as Obama appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/Pf3Byh
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Today's blog post: Data Breaches Jump Nearly 30% in First-Half of 2017: Data breaches in the U.S. hit a new mid-year record, according to a report by the Identity Theft Resource Center and CyberScout. The 791 breaches so far in 2017 are a 29% jump over the same period in 2016 and puts the... The post Data Breaches Jump Nearly 30% in First-Half of 2017 appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PdNsrX
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Today's blog post: As Retail Slumps, Medical Providers Take Over Malls: Space in shopping malls vacated by slumping retail businesses is being filled in a number of ways including large medical providers, according to the Wall Street Journal. The partnerships are largely considered a win-win for healthcare organizations and mall owners.... The post As Retail Slumps, Medical Providers Take Over Malls appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PTZWWz
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Today's blog post: Hospitals Grapple With Physician Competence as Workforce Ages: Four of every ten physicians in America are age 65 or older, and 40% of those doctors are actively involved in patient care, according to the American Medical Association. Concern over those older physicians’ mental states is prompting a growing... The post Hospitals Grapple With Physician Competence as Workforce Ages appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PSgvs6
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Today's blog post: A New Ransomware Improves WannaCry’s Tricks: A new cyberattack that spread across Europe and the U.S. last week was a type of ransomware very similar to the recent WannaCry outbreak, experts say. The attack, which security experts dubbed Petya (or Petrwrap), exploits the “EternalBlue” vulnerability developed by the NSA and... The post A New Ransomware Improves WannaCry’s Tricks appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PSSLM4
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Today's blog post: Why Using Public Wi-Fi is Risky Business: There’s an axiom in the cybersecurity world that there are three types of people: those who have been hacked, those who will be hacked, and those who are being hacked right now and just don’t know it yet.  When it comes to... The post Why Using Public Wi-Fi is Risky Business appeared first on Chivaroli Insurance Services. http://dlvr.it/PJ3Y2r
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