Universal Healthcare on the rise in Latin America

trendUniversal Healthcare on the rise in Latin America
Nine countries from across Latin America and Caribbean highlighted for their healthcare successes. Ensuring coverage for the region’s poorest and most excluded populations a shared focus across the region. Case studies to help inform other countries …
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Why Healthcare IT Spending Needs to Shift Its Focus
Large healthcare organizations spend millions annually on IT. Most of it pays for technology that moves or stores data. That’s been especially true in the last five years, as meaningful use has triggered significant investment in electronic health record …
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Dr. Drew Loses Show After Questioning Hillary Clinton’s Healthcare
CNN has canceled the television show of Dr. Drew Pinsky, a week after the celebrity doctor questioned Hillary Clinton’s healthcare. The network said Thursday that Pinsky’s “Dr. Drew On Call” HLN show will air its last episode on Sept. 22. CNN Vice …
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Latin American Athletes to Watch at the 2016 Rio Olympics

sportLatin American Athletes to Watch at the 2016 Rio Olympics
She won her first Olympic Gold Medal at the summer 2012 Olympics and is … López looks to end his career with a third straight gold medal at this year’s 2016 Olympics in Rio. María Guadalupe González is breaking barriers for Mexican women.
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Don’t expect a private hospital room at the Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO — When the Olympics kick off Friday … is one of five public hospitals officially designated to accept Olympic tourists. Spectators who attend the opening and closing ceremonies — as well as other sports in the Maracanã Olympic …
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NBC 2016 Rio Olympics Coverage by the Numbers
250 Total cameras used for NBC Olympics coverage (including OBS, venue and studio). 132 HD feeds coming in from Rio. 52 Years since NBC‘s first broadcast of the Olympic Games (1964 Tokyo Games). 51 Edit suites located in the NBC Olympics compound in the …
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Latest Latin Beat News

musicWho just beat out Taylor, Beyonce and Katy Perry for most YouTube views?
… reveals that the top four countries with his largest fanbase are Colombia , Mexico, Argentina and Ecuador . The bachata singer recently made it to a record-breaking 100th week at the top of Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart for his song Propuesta …
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A Chicago Neighborhood Follows a Latin Beat
But even then, a mix of Latino cafes and attractions including the National Museum of Mexican Art was drawing visitors and artists. Now new breweries, restaurants and the relocation of the popular Redmoon Theater have rooted Pilsen on Chicago’s tourism …
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Latin Jazz legend Sammy Figueroa Presents Sally’s Tomato: A Tribute to the
… Presents Sally’s Tomato: A Tribute to the Music of Cal Tjader.” This sensuous Latin Jazz will intoxicate your senses and move you to dance. Enjoy this exciting band led by the superb percussionist Sammy Figueroa on the next South Florida Arts Beat …
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Subrosa, a Latin Beat in the Meatpacking District

musicSubrosa, a Latin Beat in the Meatpacking District
Before the trendy hotels moved in, the meatpacking district was a curious place, with hidden spots behind its battered industrial visage. Sebastian Nicolas, 35, an original partner from the Box, the burlesque club on the Lower East Side, hopes to bring …
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Zumba, a cardio workout set to a Latin beat, grows in appeal in LA
It’s Friday evening at the Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple in downtown Los Angeles, but there’s no Zen quiet here. Instead, Latin-inflected hip-hop thumps from a basement room, where about 30 men and women follow teacher Nelly Villegas through a …
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Latin Beat: First Details On Brazil’s Fantaspoa, Chile’s MAR Opens Theatrically
We have two items of interest in our biweekly feature, highlighting films from Latin America. First up, Eric Ortiz Garcia tells us about Fantaspoa, Brazil’s upcoming genre festival. Then as Mar opens theatrically in Chile, we revisit a review by Jaime …
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