CPBJ - Health Care http://www.cpbj.com/section/health_care Health Care News Health Care en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:01:22 EST Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:01:22 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170217/CPBJ01/170219858&source=RSS Pinnacle docs hope to make mark in growing medical-scribe industry A doctor walks into the room of an ailing patient and sits down next to his bed. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170217/CPBJ01/170219858&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170216/CPBJ01/170219896&source=RSS State senator revives legislation giving nurse practioners more authority The battle is heating up again over whether nurse practitioners can practice independently of physicians in Pennsylvania. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170216/CPBJ01/170219896&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170215/CPBJ01/170219904&source=RSS Proposed bill asks insurers to cover alternative pain meds If state lawmakers sign on, insurance companies in Pennsylvania could be required to cover a new form of opioid pain pill that is harder for people to abuse. Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:08:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170215/CPBJ01/170219904&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170214/CPBJ01/170219931&source=RSS Report recommends sale of former Harrisburg State Hospital site The state Department of General Services is backing a recommendation to sell all four land parcels connected with the former Harrisburg State Hospital, a move that could trim 5 million in annual expenses from the state budget. . Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170214/CPBJ01/170219931&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170214/CPBJ01/170219932&source=RSS Warm handoffs, budget plans and a new state agency Wolf discusses opioid epidemic in Lancaster County Fighting the epidemic of opioid abuse will take more than government funding, and Gov. Tom Wolf knows it. Tue, 14 Feb 2017 11:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170214/CPBJ01/170219932&source=RSS