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Clinicians Embracing mHealth – but not so much if patients are involved | By Clive Riddle, September 12, 2014

Although lagging behind many other service sectors, healthcare clinicians do continue to their march towards the inevitable professional embrace of mobile apps, social media and other web applications – typically as long as that embrace falls short of interacting with their patients. Wolters Kluwer Health just released survey results...click to continue

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Cities with Higher Unfunded Liabilities for Retiree Health Than Pensions (Health Care/Pensions)

  1. Austin, TX $1,036/$949
  2. Baltimore, MD $2,397/$678
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Source: Pew Center on the States

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