UnitedHealth revamps management team; Small business enrollment lower than expected;

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> Since UnitedHealth Group's Gail Boudreaux, who led the insurer's health insurance division, left the company, UnitedHealth plans to reconstruct its management team and create a new Office of the Chief Executive. Announcement

> Enrollment in Small Business Health Options Programs (SHOPs) is lower than expected, according to the General Accountability Office. Report

> A board of 15 medical professionals in Texas, appointed by Gov. Rick Perry (R), recommended the state's health commission negotiate an agreement with the federal government to expand health coverage to poor residents, reports The Texas Tribune. Article

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> Hospital workers are less likely to wash their hands toward the end of their shifts, according to new research that suggests the lack of compliance is due to fatigue from the demands of the job. Article

> A new ruling this week among Catholic bishops eases the process for mergers between the church and healthcare providers without compromising the former's positions on abortion, birth control, assisted suicide and direct sterilization. Article

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