Tennessee hospitals warn of job losses, service cuts; AMA announces end of American Medical News;

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> Hospital systems in the Kingsport, Tenn., region that had conceded to cuts under the Affordable Care Act in exchange for expanded health insurance coverage worry of job losses and service cuts, reported the Kingsport Times News. Article

> UCSF Medical Center and Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland signed an affiliation agreement for 2014 that would establish a close formal relationship without compromising individuality as separate entities, according to San Francisco Business Times. Article

> Starting Sept. 9, the American Medical Association (AMA) will cease publication of American Medical News, announced AMA. Announcement

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> Health information on 32,000 patients across 48 states was exposed when a medical transcription contractor left a firewall down, according to an article in The Tennessean newspaper. Article

> Attempts to restrict abortions aided by telemedicine consults are spreading across the United States. Article

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