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Health IT takeaways from the midterm elections

Democrats regained the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections, while Republicans maintained control of the Senate – a rebalancing of power likely to bring both certainty and opportunities for healthcare. “Healthcare was a voting issue for this election,” said Samantha Burch, senior director of congressional affairs at HIMSS. PwC surveyed 1,500 people, for… Read More »

Midterm Elections: What's The Verdict For Aging Policies?

By Bob Blancato, Next Avenue Contributor  Credit: Getty Royalty Free Yesterday, one of the most significant midterm elections in recent history occurred, with significant implications for the outlook on public policies and legislation affecting aging and older Americans. Health and aging issues drove the midterms more than other issues, including preserving the Affordable Care Act (with… Read More »