Children's Mercy Hospital CIO reflects on first 100 days in role; Professor receives $7M for HCV telemedicine program;

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> David Chou, vice president and chief information officer at Children's Mercy Hospital, writes about the first 100 days on the job and offers advice to others in his role at Article

> A professor of medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo has been granted $7 million to use telemedicine to help treat patients who are drug users and have been infected by the hepatitis C virus due to sharing needles. Announcement

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> The cost of healthcare coverage for an average household has topped $25,000 annually, according to a new report by Milliman. Article

> Arizona's Medicaid program has won a narrow legal victory in state court regarding its ability to file liens against patients if they were hospitalized due to a personal injury and received a payment from a third party for damages. Article

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> The success of smaller insurers with extensive Medicaid experience may offer a model that could stabilize the Affordable Care Act marketplace exchanges, according to Roll Call. Article

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