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Senate delays vote on Medicare payment fix for two weeks

The Senate will not vote on the House-approved SGR repeal bill until mid-April, after its two-week recess ends.

Johnson & Johnson Announces Definitive Agreement To Collaborate With Google To Advance Surgical Robotics

Google and Johnson & Johnson will partner to develop a surgical robot that will leverage Google code to support surgeons.

Nearly Seven in 10 Patients Would Avoid Healthcare Providers That Experience a Data Breach

A Transunion Healthcare survey finds that 65 percent of respondents would avoid a healthcare provider that had experienced a data breach. Younger respondents were less forgiving than older respondents, with 73 percent of 18 to 34 year olds reporting that they would likely switch providers over a data breach.

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