WHO: 1 in 10 people in the world suffer from a mental health disorder; Marilyn Tavenner named new president of AHIP;

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> USA Today takes a look at the cases of Ebola that surfaced in Liberia in the last two months since the nation was declared free of the deadly virus, in light of three new cases confirmed this week. Article

> The Joint Commission and the American Society for Healthcare Engineering launched a new portal this week to provide online resources and tools for hospitals to be compliant with the accreditor's eight most challenging Life Safety and Environment of Care requirements. Announcement

> A new World Health Organization report that was released this week reveals that 1 in every 10 people in the world suffer from a mental health disorder. However, there is only less than one mental health professional available to treat every 10,000 people. Report announcement

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> Marilyn Tavenner, the former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services administrator, has been named the new president and CEO of America's Health Insurance Plans. Article

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> Patients responding to a recent survey said they would be less likely to use telemedicine services compared to an in-person visit with a physician. Article

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