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    From The Well
    Monday, January 21, 2019
     
    Day 13

     

     

    Senate Update
     
    Lobbyist Paul Hardesty to Fill Vacant Ojeda Seat
    The Senate welcomed Sen. Paul Hardesty to the 7th District West Virginia Senate seat, in Friday morning’s floor session. Hardesty was appointed t […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study Evaluates Racial Disparities Among TJA Patients
    Black patients may face more complications following total joint arthroplasty (TJA), according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty. Between July 2013 and June 2017, 7,208 consecutive patients underwent primary […]

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    From The Well
    Friday, January 18, 2019
     
    Day 10

     

     

    House committee approves broadband bill
    Late Wednesday afternoon, the House Technology and Infrastructure Committee approved HB 2005, the Broadband Expansion Act of 2019. The bill changes the valuation of cellular towe […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study Finds Sleep Apnea May Increase Complication Risk in Arthroplasty Patients
    Sleep apnea patients may have an increased risk of postoperative complications following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) and total hip arthroplasty (THA), according to a retrospective study published online in The Journal […]

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    From The Well
    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
     
    Day 8

     

     

    Health News
     
    House HHR approves smoking-in-cars bill
    Members of the House Health and Human Resources Committee Tuesday approved with little discussion HB 2077, which prohibits smoking in an enclosed motor vehic […]

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    From The Well…
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
     
    Day 7

     

     

    HEPC paints dour financial picture at budget hearing
    West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission Interim Chancellor Carolyn Long concluded her testimony before the House Finance Committee  on Monday by adm […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study: Intraoperative Air Decontamination Affects TJA Outcomes
    A retrospective study published online in The Journal of Arthroplasty found that patients who underwent total joint arthroplasty (TJA) in the presence of UC-V air decontamination had a decreased risk of periprosthetic joint infection (P […]

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    Playbook From The Well…
    Monday, January 14, 2019
     
    Day 6

     

     

    ResCare, Summersville RMC notify HCA of sale intent
    Filings from the West Virginia Health Care Authority in the last two editions of the State Register show two pending large dollar West Virginia health […]

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    Today’s Top Story
    Study: Positive Results in Revision ACL Secondary to RIA Harvested Bone Grafting
    Revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction secondary to reamer-irrigator-aspirator (RIA) harvested bone grafting may result in good subjective and objective clinical outcomes, according to a study publish […]

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    Playbook From The Well…
    Friday, January 11, 2019
     
    Day 3

     

     

    House HHR passes prior authorization bill
    Members of the House Committee on Health and Human Resources Thursday resurrected a prior authorization bill vetoed last year by Gov. Jim Justice for what he s […]