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January 11, 2013
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  • Kathleen Sebelius will remain HHS secretary
    HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will not be stepping down as some other members of President Barack Obama's Cabinet have done, administration officials announced. Sebelius had been expected to remain in the job. The Affordable Care Act's biggest provisions will be put in place next year, and Senate confirmation of a replacement could be difficult to obtain given Republican opposition to the law. The Hill/Healthwatch blog (1/9) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Team-based care may hold promise for physician shortages
    A team-based approach that involves assigning patients to two or three doctors and shifting one-fifth of patient demand to non-physician personnel may help relieve physician shortages, according to new research. The findings were published in Health Affairs. (1/10) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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