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Final Rules Support Employers’ Outcomes-Based Wellness Programs

HHS issued final rules on employment-based wellness programs, supporting workplace health promotion and prevention as a means to reduce the burden of chronic illness, improve health, and limit growth of healthcare costs, according to the HHS. The rules, to be … finish reading Final Rules Support Employers’ Outcomes-Based Wellness Programs

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SAMHSA Grants to Expand Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Providers via HIT

SAMHSA has awarded more than $4 million in new grants for health information technology (HIT) to extend access to substance abuse treatment providers to underserved populations. The six grants will be used to leverage technology to expand the capacity of … finish reading SAMHSA Grants to Expand Access to Substance Abuse Treatment Providers via HIT

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Google Flu Search Tool Effective Warning System for Hospital EDs

Monitoring Internet search traffic on Google’s Flu Trends tool might better prepare hospital ERs for a surge in sick patients than waiting for outdated flu case reports, says a report published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Researchers from John Hopkins Medicine … finish reading Google Flu Search Tool Effective Warning System for Hospital EDs

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