Quality

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Strains of C. diff—a bacteria that can cause inflammation of the colon—can survive commercial…
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The Department of Justice indicted four men and seven companies for their roles in a $1 billion…
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Two major healthcare insurers, Aetna and Humana, are set to dole out hundreds of thousands of…
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Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate contracts…
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The Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) has successfully slashed readmissions for heart…
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Almost half of emergency physicians report having been physically assaulted while at work,…
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Appeals for payment denials were overturned 75 percent of the time by Medicare Advantage…
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A new estimate from the CDC puts the number of Americans who died of flu and complications at 80,…
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Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital have settled…
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The New England Journal of Medicine continues to refuse to retract an article after its lead author…
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In 2018, cancer deaths will rise to 9.6 million worldwide, according to new data from the…
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Two new studies underscore that Medicare’s bundled payment for care improvement (BPCI) programs are…