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Top 5 Most Impactful Tweets in Healthcare During the Last Week

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This week, we’ll be rounding up 5 of the most impactful tweets in healthcare, to keep you in the loop. This week, the passage of the American Health Care Act stirred up many key healthcare influencers to speak out, nurses appreciation week is underway and WHO celebrates the anniversary of the eradication of smallpox.

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May 12, 2017 |

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Ezra Klein, the founder of Vox.com, shares article that outlines the impact of the passing of the American Health Care Act on the cost and availability of health insurance to Americans.

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Andy Slavitt, former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, comments on the American Health Care Act. The bill reduces funding towards Obamacare, impacting the health insurance of many.

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John Hopkins Medicine tweeted an appreciation post for their nurses. May 8 through 14 is Nurse Appreciation Week, make sure to recognize the individuals that devote their lives to helping others!



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The World Health Organization, WHO, is commemorating the 37th anniversary of the eradication of smallpox. The pandemic was declared abolished in May 1980.

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Dan Diamond, a reporter that covers health care politics and policy for POLITICO Pulse, shares Jimmy Kimmel’s “apology” statement. The statement was issued after the TV host was criticized for speaking out about health care due to his experience with his son, who was born with a heart defect.



Keywords: Healthcare, Health Policy, Vaccine


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