Topic - Health Care

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Affordable Care Act in Ninth District states: Act 1, individuals

The first phase of the ACA rollout saw strong sign-ups in district states
Ronald A. Wirtz
July 2014 - fedgazette

Fed creates online portal to its community development resources

July 2014 - Community Dividend

Northside Achievement Zone aims to break the poverty cycle through education

A collaborative effort among schools, neighborhood groups, and service organizations is working to boost academic performance and family stability in North Minneapolis.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2014 - Community Dividend

CDFIs emerge as key partners in improving community health

Community development financial institutions often play a critical role in financing the infrastructure that makes good health possible.
Ela Rausch
April 2014 - Community Dividend

Farm to school movement connects kids and healthy foods

More and more schools are using their local purchasing power to change the relationship students have with food.
Jacob Wascalus
January 2014 - Community Dividend

Healthy food access does indeed matter, report on recent research says

January 2014 - Community Dividend

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 2, 2013

November 2013 - Ninth District Insight

Ninth District tribal colleges receive leadership awards

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Rural Data Portal gets an update

October 2013 - Community Dividend

Minneapolis Fed co-authors report on collaborations to improve community health

July 2013 - Community Dividend

Human service organizations "tread water" in face of funding uncertainty

Unpredictability over public funding levels is hampering many nonprofit organizations' efforts to improve or expand services.
Jacob Wascalus
January 2013 - Community Dividend

A prescription for better health outcomes: Electronic health records

Ninth District states lead in EHR adoption, but challenges abound to patient data sharing
Frank Jossi
April 2012 - fedgazette

A small problem

High premiums force many small firms to forgo health insurance
Phil Davies
April 2011 - fedgazette

CDHPs: choice and austerity

Phil Davies
April 2011 - fedgazette

The state of health insurance

Health care coverage in the district survived the recession mostly unscathed. But coverage varies greatly among states.
Phil Davies
April 2011 - fedgazette

Some interesting OPEB patterns

Ronald A. Wirtz
April 2011 - fedgazette

Child Health and Future Success

A Minneapolis Fed-University of Minnesota conference
Rob Grunewald
December 2010 - The Region

No patient turned away

Community health centers have expanded their presence in the district by offering basic medical care for everyone
Phil Davies
November 2009 - fedgazette

Report sums up research on social effects of foreclosures

November 2009 - Community Dividend

Fed releases report on concentrated poverty

January 2009 - Community Dividend

Farmer, heal thyself

Montana State Roundup
November 2008 - fedgazette

Health plans bleeding too

Minnesota State Roundup
July 2008 - fedgazette

When disease is good for you

South Dakota State Roundup
July 2008 - fedgazette

Profiting by not doing so

Minnesota State Roundup
January 2008 - fedgazette

Send more nurses, stat!

Despite rising wages, nurses are likely to remain scarce in many parts of the Ninth Federal Reserve District.
Joe Mahon
January 2008 - fedgazette

State, healing thyself

Wisconsin State Roundup
January 2008 - fedgazette

Coming to a Web site near you

Ronald A. Wirtz
November 2007 - fedgazette

Is there a consumer in the house?

If you haven't heard of consumer-driven health care, hang around, because it will likely be making a visit to a health plan near you.
Ronald A. Wirtz
November 2007 - fedgazette

The semantics of health care prices

Transparency is obscured by the complexity of today's health care system.
Ronald A. Wirtz
November 2007 - fedgazette

Through the maze, darkly

Rising medical costs are shining the spotlight on the complexity of health care pricing. Transparency to the rescue?
Ronald A. Wirtz
November 2007 - fedgazette

Taking the bite out of workers' comp

Insuring against workplace injuries isn't as costly as it once was.
Joe Mahon
September 2007 - fedgazette

New prescription for senior drugs

Wisconsin State Roundup
July 2007 - fedgazette

Farmers cooperating for health insurance

Wisconsin State Roundup
May 2007 - fedgazette

Just a little off the (benefits) top

Michigan State Roundup
May 2007 - fedgazette

Microenterprise development in the U.S.: Past, present and future

To learn more about the history of microenterprise development organizations in the U.S. and the challenges these organizations face, Community Dividend spoke with Elaine Edgcomb, director of the Aspe
Michou Kokodoko
May 2007 - Community Dividend

Intensive care for rural hospitals

Critical access program brings life, hope back to some rural hospitals. But if access is the goal, it may be overmedicating
Ronald A. Wirtz
March 2007 - fedgazette

Rx for aging health care facilities

Health care capital investment has surged across most of the district, but the wish list isn't necessarily getting any shorter.
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2007 - fedgazette

The health benefits of being a cheesehead

Wisconsin State Roundup
January 2007 - fedgazette

The next IT in health care

Sophisticated information technology is a must-have for health care organizations.
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2007 - fedgazette

You are what you reimburse

What drives capital spending in health care? Follow the money.
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2007 - fedgazette

Gasping over GASB

Post-retirement health benefits could bring a shock to governments, retirees.
Ronald A. Wirtz
May 2006 - fedgazette

What is your opinion of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit rollout, and how has it affected your business, industry or community?

District Voices
May 2006 - fedgazette

Charts: Medical Malpractice Payment Reports for Physicians

Charts: Medical Malpractice Payment Reports for Physicians
March 2006 - fedgazette

Minnesota loan fund offers capital through community collaboration

Numerous small businesses and nonprofit organizations located in rural communities throughout Minnesota are benefiting from an innovative, nonprofit economic development loan fund known as the Minneso
Scott Martin
March 2006 - Community Dividend

Putting a price, and a cap, on pain and suffering

How the current medical malpractice crisis affects the Ninth District.
Kathy Cobb
March 2006 - fedgazette

Table: Malpractice premium rate comparison, by state and specialty, 2003-05

March 2006 - fedgazette

Cash, check or third party?

Prescription benefit plans are squeezing retail pharmacies.
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2006 - fedgazette

Filling a prescription for more pharmacies

Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2006 - fedgazette

Special delivery?

Innovations are changing how, where and when people receive pharmacy services. Not everyone is thrilled.
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2006 - fedgazette

The doctor is in; bring your checkbook

Wisconsin State Roundup
January 2006 - fedgazette

The other pharm crisis

The pharmacy industry faces a multitude of challenges, and rural areas confront the possibility of losing pharmacy services.
Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2006 - fedgazette

Come hither, biotech

States, regions and universities are scrambling to be part of the bio-revolution. What's the rush? The prize? Is there more than one race, and is there more than one winner?
Ronald A. Wirtz
September 2005 - fedgazette

Schools using Medicaid for budget band-aids

Wisconsin State Roundup
July 2005 - fedgazette

Few take advantage of drug buying program

Wisconsin State Roundup
January 2005 - fedgazette

Nursing a shortage

Ronald A. Wirtz
January 2005 - fedgazette

Health care insurance costs escalate

Rob Grunewald
January 2004 - fedgazette

What's your opinion of the recently approved drug benefit program in Medicare? What effect is it likely to have on your business?

District Voices
January 2004 - fedgazette

Big bang biotech?

Many say a “bio” revolution is under way, but complex logistics and other factors make it hard to predict the who-where-when of its economic impact in the district
Ronald A. Wirtz
September 2003 - fedgazette

The next biotech frontier: weights and measures

How to measure the biotech industry remains a mystery.
Ronald A. Wirtz
September 2003 - fedgazette

Dropping South Dakota

South Dakota State Roundup
July 2003 - fedgazette

Rochester jobs come/go

Minnesota State Roundup
May 2003 - fedgazette

Workers' comp rates lowest in the nation

North Dakota State Roundup
May 2003 - fedgazette

Have health care costs increased in the past year? If so, how have those increases affected your business?

District Voices
January 2003 - fedgazette

A matrix of options

There's no shortage of ideas for health care problems. Each solution has its pros and cons.
Douglas Clement
July 2002 - fedgazette

Cures for health care ills

Are there answers to our health care problems? Here are four ideas and how they're faring in the Ninth District
Douglas Clement
July 2002 - fedgazette

Letters to the Editor

Reader opinion on fedgazette articles.
July 2002 - fedgazette

We Have Met the Federal Government and the Federal Government Is Us

Guest Editorial: Minneapolis Fed Vice President Preston Miller reminds taxpayers to think critically about federal spending programs.
Preston J. Miller
June 2002 - The Region

Beyond supply and demand

The reasons for increased health care costs go beyond simple supply and demand, and solutions are tougher than they seem
Douglas Clement
May 2002 - fedgazette

Life is good

Considering benefits—and accurately measuring costs—is critical when evaluating health care spending.
Douglas Clement
May 2002 - fedgazette

Rural health care: Heal thyself?

Jane Brissett
May 2002 - fedgazette

The cost of living

Health care spending is higher than ever and still climbing. Why? And what can be done about it?
Douglas Clement
May 2002 - fedgazette

How has the health care worker shortage affected your facility, and what steps are you taking to alleviate the problem?

District Voices
March 2001 - fedgazette

Copper mine fit for cancer research

Michigan State Roundup
October 2000 - fedgazette

Mandated health care may increase incentives for underground activity

David Fettig
April 1994 - fedgazette

Being treated like a dog ... ain't always so bad

fedgazette Editorial
Preston J. Miller
April 1992 - fedgazette

Ninth District advisers discuss health care issues, hear plan for reform

Presentation to Minneapolis Fed's Advisory Council on Small Business, Agriculture and Labor
April 1992 - fedgazette

The problem that won't go away

fedgazette Editorial
Kenneth A. Macke
April 1992 - fedgazette

No free lunch

fedgazette Editorial
Preston J. Miller
October 1991 - fedgazette

Health care system, on verge of collapse, must heal itself, reformer says

Interview with Paul Ellwood, M.D., founder and chairman of InterStudy, a non-profit health policy research organization in Excelsior, Minn., discusses the causes of the current health care crisis, the
April 1991 - fedgazette

Rural hospitals provide more than health care; they are part of the economic lifeblood of rural America

April 1991 - fedgazette

Symptoms of an ailing health care system

April 1991 - fedgazette

U.S. health care system shows signs of terminal condition, crippled government budgets provide little aid

Some prescribe competitive markets as medicine
David Fettig
April 1991 - fedgazette

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