Dementia risk increases post-surgery; Oncologist shortage on the horizon;

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> Patients are at significantly greater risk for dementia after anesthesia and surgery, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Study abstract

> Increased demand will lead to an oncologist shortage in the U.S., according to a report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Report

> A large academic facility reduced readmissions after pancreatectomies by half using a combination of leadership and a team-based approach, according to a study published in HPB. Study abstract

Health Payer News

> Health plan drug benefits in Massachusetts and California don't meet essential health benefits requirements, even though the plans received approval, according to research in the American Journal of Managed Care. Article

> Moody's Investors Service blasted the White House's move to extend noncompliant health plans until Oct. 1, 2016, calling the decision a credit negative for health insurers. Article

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