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More Than A Spoonful Of Sugar

Medication therapy management makes the medicine go down—along with employer health costs.

November 21, 2014

To save time and money, hospitals pursue ways to share patient records

Several hospitals in northeast Minnesota are choosing to openly collaborate with one another as part of an effort to operate more efficiently. Nine medical groups in northeast Minnesota and western...

November 19, 2014

Smooth sailing: No major issues for MNsure over opening weekend

There were no major problems with MNsure, the state’s health insurance exchange, during the first two days of open enrollment, officials said Monday. Open enrollment began Saturday and more...

November 17, 2014

MNsure "off to a smooth start" as open enrollment goes live

MNsure officials have said the launch of this year’s open enrollment health insurance exchange has gone smoothly. MNsure spokesman Joe Campbell told WCCO that there has been no major issues...

November 14, 2014

Audit: State gave some MNsure enrollees benefits, plans they were ineligible for

Some Minnesotans who signed up for public health care programs through MNsure were given benefits they weren’t actually eligible for, because the state did not adequately check submitted...

November 13, 2014

New University of Minnesota device can detect cancer, heart disease in minutes

In just a few years, it may very well be possible for a doctor to detect any number of potentially serious ailments with just a single drop of a patient’s blood. A team of researchers from...

November 13, 2014

Med schools training at top speed, but Minnesota doctor shortage looms

A new estimate of how an impending doctor shortage will hit Minnesota says the state is on track to have 2,000 fewer physicians than it needs over the next 10 years. The group Minnesota Needs...

November 12, 2014

Innovative

Two Twin Cities Firms Recognized Among World’s Most Innovative

But Japan steals the show with 46 of 100 spots on Thomson Reuters’ annual list.

November 11, 2014

Metal rod attack on nurses begs the question, how safe are hospital staff?

An attack on four nurses by a man wielding a metal rod at a Maplewood hospital last weekend has raised concerns about the safety of staff at Minnesota’s health facilities. Charles Logan, 68...

November 07, 2014

Some website problems remain days before MNsure enrollment opens

MNsure open enrollment begins in just over a week and the health exchange is still working on some last minute technical glitches before it launches. Technical problems have plagued the health...

November 06, 2014

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