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Centers for Disease Control

Jan 26, 2018 | Susan Morse
As the flu keeps hitting emergency rooms and inpatient stays, hospitals that have reached capacity are using ambulance diversions.
government shutdown
Jan 22, 2018 | Susan Morse
Here's a look at HHS, ONC and CDC plans during a government shutdown.
Nov 28, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Despite growth of these plans, price shopping, cost discussions with doctors are rarely happening, researchers find.
Petya cyberattack cost Merck $135 million
Oct 27, 2017 | Jessica Davis
Third-quarter revenue for the global pharma giant was drastically reduced in part by the temporary production shutdown, higher demand…
Supervising pharmacist convicted in deadly meningitis outbreak
Oct 26, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Prosecutors said 76 people died, more than 750 sickened from tainted injections after…
Oct 24, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Emergency room overcrowding is caused by lack of access to care, and the focus should be there, ACEP says.
chronic disease spending
Oct 24, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
In Massachusetts alone, the number of people with three or more chronic diseases is expected to…
Healthcare pros: Healthier population will lower costs
Oct 19, 2017 | Jeff Lagasse
Programs to improve health for employees focus on common-sense approaches such as quitting…
Kaiser pledges $1M for Puerto Rico relief
Sep 29, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
California healthcare giant made identical pledge to International Medical Corps to help Mexico's earthquake recovery.
Anthem reduces opioid prescriptions
Aug 28, 2017 | Susan Morse
Anthem-affiliated health plans are limited to seven days for the initial prescription for short-acting opioids.

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