Today’s Healthcare Headlines:
- Reform Update: Providers anxiously await news on budget deal
Healthcare providers are growing more anxious as congressional leaders have yet to signal they will agree on a budget deal before House members are set to take off for the holiday recess in just one week.
- Despite rebound in November hiring, job growth still sluggish for 2013
Healthcare hiring rebounded in November, adding 28,400 jobs, compared with 18,500 in October. But the industry’s job growth remains sluggish this year, according to federal data released Friday.
- 23andMe to follow FDA order to halt test sales
Genetic testing company 23andMe Inc. will comply with a Food and Drug Administration directive to stop selling health-related genetic tests during a regulatory review.
- Two Cincinnati-area systems form integrated network
Two healthcare systems in the Cincinnati area are joining the fast-growing ranks of providers forming ventures to improve quality and efficiency without merging or