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Kentucky governor says it's 'insane' to have to ask feds to make changes to Medicaid

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Friday decried both the requirement that states have to ask the federal government for permission to implement work requirements and other changes to the Medicaid program that covers poor and disabled people. “The idea that you even have to go to [the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services], that you… Read More »

Women: 10 Scary Ways Your Heart Changes After 50

Conditions Menopause messes with hormones and that can impact your heart. Cardiologists reveal the changes happening in your body that affect your heart. Take care of your heart Rido/Shutterstock Nearly half of women surveyed don’t realize that heart disease is their number one killer, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. What’s alarming is… Read More »

The new exercise guidelines: Any changes for you?

It’s likely you already know that regular exercise helps prevent chronic disease, such as diabetes and heart problems, while improving your overall health, mood, and quality of life. It can sharpen mental function, boost concentration, and help you sleep. And the new exercise and physical activity guidelines issued by the federal government’s Office of Disease… Read More »

Successful OpenNotes Implementations Require Portal Changes, More Communication

[unable to retrieve full-text content] David Raths, Contributing Editor In just a few years the OpenNotes movement has spread to dozens of health systems. Yet at many healthcare organizations, the percentage of portal users reading clinical notes is still quite low. Healthcare Informatics Magazine | Health IT | Information Technology