Feds to aid Indiana against HIV outbreak; Doctors Without Borders hits WHO on Ebola response;

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> Doctors Without Borders criticized the World Health Organization's response last year to the West African Ebola outbreak, saying the agency failed to lead and downplayed or ignored the virus' spread, according to Fox News. Article

> Experts with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will aid the Indiana State Department of Health in efforts to contain an HIV outbreak in the southern part of the state, according to the Kansas City Star. Article

> Although many have discussed the possibility of an Uber-like market disruption within healthcare, the unique nature of the industry makes it unlikely, according to Forbes. Article

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> Identical bills submitted in the House and Senate to fix the Sustainable Growth Rate formula have strong health IT implications, including a deadline for EHR interoperability. Article

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> The consumer-driven health plan seems to bend the healthcare cost curve for large employers, according to a working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research. Article

And Finally… The definition of irony. Article

 

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