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Auditing the Prescription Drug Consumer Price Index in a Changing Marketplace - by Richard G. Frank, Andrew L. Hicks, Ernst R. Berndt

1 hour ago   |   National Bureau of Economic Research

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Prescription Drug Consumer Price Index has been the focus of considerable controversy in recent years. The CPI-Rx limits its sampling frame to...
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Time to first optimal glycemic control and its predictors among type 1 diabetic children in Bahir Dar city public referral hospitals, North West Ethiopia: a retrospective follow up study

3 hours ago   |   BMC

Recognizing the level of glycemic control of a client is an important measure/tool to prevent acquiring complications and risk of death from diabetes. However, the other most...
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Europe sees large drop in E. coli infections in 2020

1 day ago   |   Food Safety

There was a big fall in the number of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli infections in Europe in 2020, according to recently published data. In 2020, 4,824 confirmed STEC infections...
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Labor expands help for patients with disability as Opposition promises hospital

1 day ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

The state government will expand a program to help people with disability leave hospital sooner as the Opposition promises $600m for a new tertiary hospital.
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They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay

1 day ago   |   NY Times

With the help of a consulting firm, the Providence hospital system trained staff to wring money out of patients, even those eligible for free care.
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How a Hospital Chain Used a Poor Neighborhood to Turn Huge Profits

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Bon Secours Mercy Health, a major nonprofit health system, used the poverty of Richmond Community Hospital's patients to tap into a lucrative federal drug program.
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Movement trackers in the home could give early warning for dementia, Parkinson's or heart problems

Movement trackers in the home could give early warning for dementia, Parkinson's or heart problems

1 day ago   |   Wales online

Researchers hope that the 'milestone' study can allow older people to live on their own for longer, avoid hospital and even receive early treatment for a range of conditions.
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How a Hospital Chain Used a Poor Neighborhood to Turn Huge Profits

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Bon Secours Mercy Health, a major nonprofit health system, used the poverty of Richmond Community Hospital's patients to tap into a lucrative federal drug program.
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Guidelines describe how non-allergists can de-label penicillin allergies

Guidelines describe how non-allergists can de-label penicillin allergies

2 days ago   |   Healio

The British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology has released guidelines for clinicians in the U.K. who are not trained in allergy or immunology to evaluate and test...
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Completion of antibiotic therapy ‘overwhelmingly more important' than mode of therapy

Completion of antibiotic therapy ‘overwhelmingly more important' than mode of therapy

2 days ago   |   Healio

A recent study suggests that incomplete antibiotic therapy should be avoided and that transition to oral antibiotics should be offered to people who inject drugs being treated...
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What the West should learn from the protests in Iran

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Auditing the Prescription Drug Consumer Price Index in a Changing...

The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Prescription Drug Consumer Price Index has been the focus of considerable controversy in recent years. The CPI-Rx limits its sampling frame to... Read more ...

Bruhn bid to join Cats ‘really disappointing' but Hill a done deal to...

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On creating something beautiful from a place of profound grief

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Two in custody while motorbike rider left fighting for life after crash

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