Handshakes may indicate cancer patient outcomes; RNs allege harassment;

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> Handshake strength can indicate cancer patients' treatment outcomes, according to a study published in Supportive Care in Cancer. Study abstract

> Registered nurses at a New Jersey medical center claim administrators are harassing and bullying them, and it's hurting patient care, according to the Press of Atlantic City. Article

> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services updated its guidance on audits related to the controversial "two-midnight" rule. Guidance

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> Debates in Washington, D.C., may sometimes feel like they take place in an "evidence-free zone," but healthcare information technology provides the evidence needed to achieve better healthcare for all, Hillary Clinton said Wednesday during a keynote address at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's annual conference in Orlando, Fla. Article

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> About 4 million people have signed up for a private health plan through either the federal or state health insurance exchanges, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced. Article

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