Healthcare Services Newsfeed 3/23-3/29

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We found a total of 20 healthcare services news stories published between March 23, 2018 and March 29, 2018. Please see the attached spreadsheet with all the relevant information.

For this request, we identified 20 significant stories pertaining to healthcare over the last 7 days, until and including today (March 23, 2018, to March 29, 2018). The stories are related to ER, EHR, ER Physician, Aetna, Geisinger and hospitals, or healthcare in general and some new research happened in healthcare. Below is the list of top 20 news stories:
 1. Mar 27, 2018 — "Geisinger and St. Luke's Teaming Up to Build New Hospital in Schuylkill County"

2. Mar 28, 2018 — "Utah governor signs Medicaid expansion bill. Now, Utah waits to see if the feds will approve it."

3. Mar 25, 2018 — "DMC close to completing layoffs"

4. Mar 23, 2018 — "CQRC: Home Respiratory Care Leaders Commend Inclusion of DME Provisions in Spending Bill"

5. Mar 29, 2018 — "Unique ‘Emergency Room’ For Addicts To Open In Baltimore"

6. Mar 28, 2018 — "Many E.R. Doctors Underestimate How Many Opioids They Prescribe"
7. Mar 23, 2018 — "Study Supports Biomarker Assay for Diagnosis of Acute Heart Failure"

8. Mar 28, 2018 — "$126M Kennestone emergency department’s two-level bridge moves forward"
9. Mar 29, 2018 — "Doctors put patients in charge with Apple’s Health Records feature"

10. Mar 27, 2018 — "The first FDA-approved digital pill: What it means for the pharmaceutical industry"

11. Mar 27, 2018 — "Blackhill Capital Decreased By $1.30 Million Its Tc Pipelines LP Unit Com LTD Partnership I (TCP) Position; Aetna (AET) SI Increased By 18.29%"
12. Mar 26, 2018 — "As aging population grows so does number of Alzheimer's patients"
13. Mar 25, 2018 — "Alere To Pay U.S. $33.2 Mln To Settle False Claims Act Allegations"

14. Mar. 27, 2018 — "EHR Usability Linked to Possible Patient Harms, Study Finds"

15. Mar 26, 2018 — "Patients can challenge when ER bills aren't covered by insurance"

16. Mar 29, 2018 — "Overprescribing for Medicaid kids sparked by behavioral health provider shortage"

17. Mar 29, 2018 — "City of Presidio pursuing micro hospital"

18. Mar 27, 2018 — "New test helps EMMC doctors diagnose heart attacks"

19. Mar 26, 2018 — "EPIC: An EMS-centered approach to head injuries"

20. March 23, 2018 — "New strategies to combat opioid addiction"

Conclusion

The attached spreadsheet has been updated with the requested information, including story titles, story summary, and source links.
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