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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 »

The Election’s Impact On Health Care: Some Bellwether Races To Watch

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). Voters this year have told pollsters in no uncertain terms that health care is important to them. In particular, maintaining insurance protections for preexisting conditions is the top issue to many. But the results of the midterm elections are likely… Read More »