UPMC to post satisfaction surveys, doc ratings; Music in OR should be group decision;

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> University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will post patient satisfaction surveys and physician-star ratings on its Web site, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Article

> Nurses believe music played in the operating theater should be a mutually agreed-upon choice rather than that of the surgeon or not played at all, according to a survey from the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Results

> Medical students at schools associated with top hospitals may receive training for more complex patients and conditions, according to U.S. News & World Report. Article

Health Payer News

> Aetna's decision to merge with Humana is not only driven by the smaller company's dominance in Medicare Advantage business, but also its strong understanding of the consumer-driven trend that has come to dominate the health insurance industry, Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini tells Bloomberg. Article

> The health insurance premiums for 2016 will differ from 2015 rates due to a number of reasons, but it's largely because insurers had limited information regarding the risk profile of the market as a whole at the time rates were filed. Article

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