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The Two Words That Cost Medicare Patients Thousands - Video by NBC | Shared by #1OHWW

Video on msnbc.com: When it comes to Medicare claims, it’s all about the fine print on your hospital chart. Find out how being “under observation” can cost you.
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Bill and Melinda Gates Have “Big Bets” For 2030

Bill and Melinda Gates Have “Big Bets” For 2030 | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Cellphones are everywhere in the developing world, as this Nairobi street scene shows. Bill and Melinda Gates believe the phones can be used for everything from farmer education to instant banking. Each year for the past six years, Bill and ...
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Research: Malaria Can Accelerate Aging In Birds

Research: Malaria Can Accelerate Aging In Birds | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Malaria is a scourge of humankind, but many birds seem to shrug it off. Although they are chronically infected with malaria parasites, their behavior seems unaffected, and they mostly reproduce and raise young just as well as noninfected birds. That ...
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Hospitals’ Quality Bonuses Get Wiped Out By Penalties

Hospitals’ Quality Bonuses Get Wiped Out By Penalties | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
If you don’t get paid for the quality incentive, is it still an incentive? What Medicare gives with one hand, it’s taking away with another. Most government quality bonuses to hospitals this year are being wiped out by penalties issued ...
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How To Change Your Brain For The Better

How To Change Your Brain For The Better | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Our personalities, thought patterns and emotional responses are wired into our brains, says Richard Davidson, Ph.D., author of The Emotional Life of Your Brain, but you can change your brain. Here are several exercises that will help rewire the neural ...
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Five Ways To Improve Mental Health Care

Five Ways To Improve Mental Health Care | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
2015 is the year to reverse the chronic underfunding and structural discrimination we’ve seen in mental health over the past decade. We think there are five things that need to happen. A mainstream approach to mental health There needs to ...
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Africa 2025 : A Future With Smartphones, Drones And Digital Witchdoctors

Africa 2025 : A Future With Smartphones, Drones And Digital Witchdoctors | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
It has been said the main reasons we wake up in the mornings and go to work, is because we believe tomorrow will be better and more interesting than today. But you can’t keep the bad news away. Recently it ...
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A 10 Year Study Reveals Children With Disabilities Can Greatly Benefit from Telemedicine

A 10 Year Study Reveals Children With Disabilities Can Greatly Benefit from Telemedicine | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Telemedicine is a patient consultation method commonly available to patients in rural and remote areas. Its use in paediatric orthopaedics has been rarely described. The primary aim of this study was to identify the patient cohort accessing the orthopaedic paediatric telehealth ...
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In Remote Washington, Veterans Services Are Ferry Ride Away

In Remote Washington, Veterans Services Are Ferry Ride Away | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
For veterans in San Juan County, WA., getting health care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs almost always begins with an hour long ferry ride. Even routine blood work requires a three-hour one-way trip. Friday Harbor, Wash., is one of ...
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Philips Expanding Into Healthcare Delivery Segment In India

Philips Expanding Into Healthcare Delivery Segment In India | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Philips India, a subsidiary of Royal Philips, the Netherlands-based diversified technology company, is entering into newer arenas in the heathcare segment of the nation. Their aim is to broaden its outreach in the market and expand its applications. The company is looking ...
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Medicaid In Oregon Covers Transgender Medical Care

Medicaid In Oregon Covers Transgender Medical Care | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Oregon began covering the cost of reassignment surgery for transgender people on Medicaid in January. It also covers things like hormone therapy and puberty suppression. By doing so, Oregon joins a handful of other states that have recently taken steps ...
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Caring For Your Aging Parents Is The New Norm For Boomers

Caring For Your Aging Parents Is The New Norm For Boomers | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Money was no object when the time came for Joan Lunden to find a senior care facility for her 88-year-old mother. For years, the former host of “Good Morning America” had been a long-distance caregiver to her mother and brother ...
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Can Private Hospitals Sustain In Britain?

Can Private Hospitals Sustain In Britain? | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
It is difficult to imagine a more significant moment in the whole debate about the provision of health care in Britain. The debate over NHS privatisation has been reignited just months before the general election as the first private healthcare operator ...
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Ovarian Cancer – A Silent Killer, Did BRCA Work?

Ovarian Cancer – A Silent Killer, Did BRCA Work? | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
In the span of three weeks, ovarian cancer survivor Kathleen Heller went from feeling fine to feeling bloated and uncomfortable to wondering if she would live to see her 57thbirthday. “It was very, very quick,” said the State College resident ...
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4 Moves You Need For A Strong Core

4 Moves You Need For A Strong Core | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
These crunching (core) exercises are excellent for core strength, midline stability, and development of the abs and lower back. 1. Swing Ups Start lying faceup on the floor with the bottoms of your feet touching and your knees bent and ...
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Hospitals, Doctors Cheer Obama's Call for Personalized Medicine

Hospitals, Doctors Cheer Obama's Call for Personalized Medicine | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
State of the Union address hints at the government's intentions for precision treatments.
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Job Growth In Healthcare Will Surpass Hospitals

Job Growth In Healthcare Will Surpass Hospitals | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
The U.S. economy will see an increase in the hiring with a pace that is faster in 2015. As the job surge in healthcare sector is fueled by a healthier economy and shrinking uninsured population. The hiring binge will be ...
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Personalized Medicine – Lab Grown Muscles

Personalized Medicine – Lab Grown Muscles | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from Duke University have grown human skeletal muscles in the laboratory — muscles that actually function and react to stimuli like their real counterparts. In a laboratory first, Duke researchers have grown human skeletal muscle that ...
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Retirement Healthcare Costs Needs Careful Planning

Retirement Healthcare Costs Needs Careful Planning | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
If you’re not factoring healthcare costs into your retirement savings strategy, you could be setting yourself up for a nasty financial shock. According to a Fidelity Investments study, a 65-year-old couple in 2014 would have needed $220,000 to cover healthcare ...
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Davos: From Medical Tourism to Skiing to Economic Talk Fest

Davos: From Medical Tourism to Skiing to Economic Talk Fest | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
In a freezing cold mountain resort, at the highest town of Europe, black business suits and orange-and-blue army dress have now become a common sight in Davos, as the world of business takes over this Alpine resort for the next five ...
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Research: Lack of Sleep In Teenage Contributes To Greater Drinking Problems In Life

Research: Lack of Sleep In Teenage Contributes To Greater Drinking Problems In Life | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
According to a study published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, sleep-deprived teenagers find it difficult to focus in class, and are more likely get sick and can develop problems with alcohol later in life.  The study included ...
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WHO: ‘Lethal, Tenacious, Unforgiving Virus’ Fueled Ebola Epidemic’

WHO: ‘Lethal, Tenacious, Unforgiving Virus’ Fueled Ebola Epidemic’ | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Fear and misunderstanding of a “lethal, tenacious and unforgiving virus” have given rise to the world’s largest and most enduring Ebola epidemic, according to the World Health Organization. A year after the outbreak claimed its first victim in a small ...
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INDIA : Medical Devices Get 100 Percent FDI Approval

INDIA : Medical Devices Get 100 Percent FDI Approval | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
As a Christmas gift to the medical devices sector, the Union Cabinet gave its approval to carve out medical devices into a separate sub-category and amended the existing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy in the pharmaceutical sector to allow 100 ...
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Medicare Begins Paying Doctors To Coordinate Chronic Care For Seniors

Medicare Begins Paying Doctors To Coordinate Chronic Care For Seniors | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Adjusting medications before someone gets sick enough to visit the doctor. Updating outside specialists so one doctor’s prescription doesn’t interfere with another’s. Starting this month, Medicare will pay primary care doctors a monthly fee to better coordinate care ...
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Research: Optimism Is Good for Your Heart

Research: Optimism Is Good for Your Heart | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
A new study finds that an optimistic outlook on life might be good for your heart—and not in the metaphorical, warm-and-fuzzy kind of way. People with an upbeat, can-do attitude also have significantly better cardiovascular health, according to researchers at ...
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How The Skin Disease Psoriasis Costs Us Billions

How The Skin Disease Psoriasis Costs Us Billions | ONE HealthCare Worldwide | Scoop.it
Skin disorders rarely make it on the list of big-time diseases, so when we saw a study saying that psoriasis costs the nation $52 to $63 billion a year, it was hard not to think, “Really?” And that’s just for ...
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