Forum explores conservative path to Medicaid expansion in Kansas | Public Radio KCUR.org
If policy makers in deep-red Indiana can do it, so can their equally conservative counterparts in Kansas. That was the dominant–though not unanimously held–message at a forum where the topic was expanding the Kansas Medicaid program to cover as many as 150,000 additional Kansans.
Almost Family buys Massachusetts company for $37 million | Louisville (Ky.) Business Journal
Last year was the most acquisitive on record for Almost Family, and six days into the new year, the Louisville, Ky.-based senior-care company already has announced its first purchase of 2016: Natick, Mass.-based Long Term Solutions.
Illinois hospital seeks to end pediatric beds | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Memorial Hospital in Belleville, Ill., is seeking approval to discontinue the use of its inpatient pediatric beds due to low volume.
Ga. lawmaker introduces new medical marijuana bill | Atlanta Journal Constitution
Republican state Rep. Allen Peake introduced legislation Wednesday to grow and cultivate medical marijuana in Georgia under strict controls to treat an expanded list of medical conditions.
AT&T plans commercialization hub in Houston medical center | Houston Public Media
The AT&T Foundry for Connected Health will open in February inside the Innovation Institute at the Texas Medical Center. Craig Lee, a director with the company's Foundry network, said this will be the sixth location for a Foundry, and it will focus on digital health technologies.