Hospitals in Hawaii prepare for two hurricanes; West African hospital workers latest Ebola victims;

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> Hospitals in Hawaii are battening down the hatches and teaming up with county, state and federal agencies to prepare for the two hurricanes expected to hit the state, according to Hawaii Reporter. Article

> West African healthcare workers, many of whom are poorly equipped and unprepared to treat Ebola safely, are the latest victims of the virus--with at least 50 hospital workers dead in Sierra Leone, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article

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> Patients admitted to a hospital for heart failure are significantly more likely to be readmitted within six months of discharge if they reside in a neighborhood with a low socioeconomic status, according to a study in the most recent issue of the journal Circulation. Article

> MetroHealth, Cleveland's primary safety-net hospital, used a miniaturized Medicaid program for its service region to increase coverage and improve outcomes, National Public Radio reports. Article

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> The use of big data in healthcare poses unique challenges, according to a Brookings post that offers four recommendations. Article

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