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Text messages may help speed up decision-making in nursing homes, improve quality of care

1 hour ago   |   News Medical

Each year, billions of dollars are spent transferring residents from nursing homes to hospitals. Now
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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

2 hours 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

4 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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Italians cast their votes in crucial election

Italians have voted in an election that could move the country's politics sharply toward the right during a critical time for Europe. Read more ...

Dividend crusader gets second wind as franking stoush re-emerges

Having given Labor a black eye in 2019, veteran investor Geoff Wilson isn't ready to give the Albanese government any benefit of the doubt on its latest proposed tweak to the... Read more ...

‘Literally about to fall to bits': Historic Aboriginal Panthers documentary...

A little-seen film documenting the rise of Australia's black power movement in the 1970s and the establishment of the Aboriginal Embassy in Canberra has been digitally restored... Read more ...

Paris, Kim, Kate: Why designers went big on stunts at Milan Fashion Week

The clothes took a back seat at Milan Fashion Week as big brands Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace attempted to outdo each other with celebrities, sets and unusual casting. Read more ...

Third parties to be covered by anti-corruption commission

The national integrity commission will have the power to investigate anyone who tries to influence public officials into engaging in dishonest conduct in a pivotal step to... Read more ...

Text messages may help speed up decision-making in nursing homes, improve...

Each year, billions of dollars are spent transferring residents from nursing homes to hospitals. Now Read more ...

'You' Season 4 Release Date, Teaser Trailer, & Other Dark Details

'You' Season 4 Release Date, Teaser Trailer, & Other Dark Details

If you can't get enough of the absolute psychotic chaos of You on Netflix, then you're not alone. Before the show's third season even dropped on Netflix in October, the... Read more ...

Green's form pressures Marsh, Stoinis to prove their World Cup fitness

Cameron Green's India exploits mean Mitchell Marsh and Marcus Stoinis will not want to put a single foot wrong in their returns from injury Read more ...

‘Huge wake-up call': Optus to offer credit monitoring as government...

In her first significant comments since the hack, the cybersecurity minister confirmed almost 3 million Optus customers had significant amounts of personal data stolen in last... Read more ...

Princess Mary filmed dancing at royal event

In a rare glimpse of her royal duties Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, has been filmed dancing at an official event with husband Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. Read more ...