WellStar collaborates with Walgreen's; One in five readmission rate for IBD patients;

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> Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, drastically increased its media coverage through the use of "brand journalism," according to Ragan.com. Article

> WellStar Health System and Walgreens will partner in a clinical collaboration agreement in the northwest Atlanta market, according to BusinessWire. Announcement

> The readmission rates for inflammatory bowel disease are higher than those of other chronic conditions, with one in five patients readmitted within 30 days, MedPageToday reports. Article

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> A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation indicates millions of Americans will fall into the so-called "Medicaid gap" wherein they earn too much to be eligible for Medicaid benefits in their state and too little to obtain subsidies on the health insurance exchange. Article

> Once considered one of the most reliable generators of jobs during lean economic times, hospitals may be entering into a hiring recession, USA Today reported. Article

And Finally... There's no accounting for taste. Article

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