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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 »

Healthcare is the top voter issue as elections enter final weeks, poll finds

Healthcare is still the top political subject for voters less than a month before the 2018 midterm elections, according to a new national poll, but perceptions of President Trump are also a major consideration. The Kaiser Family Foundation poll released Thursday found that 71 percent of voters called the issue of healthcare “very important.” The… Read More »