Poverty May Increase Odds of Repeat Hospitalizations
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Poverty May Increase Odds of Repeat Hospitalizations

(Reuters Health) – When patients are hospitalized more than once in the same month, it…

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Consumer Reports Investigation Reveals How Hospitals Can Make Patients Sick
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Consumer Reports Investigation Reveals How Hospitals Can Make Patients Sick

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) – While hospitals are thought to be sterile, safe environments where sick people…

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Hospitals Profit from Exorbitant Markups
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Hospitals Profit from Exorbitant Markups

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Hundreds of American hospitals are turning…

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Study: Many U.S. Hospitals Mark Up Prices 1000 Percent
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Study: Many U.S. Hospitals Mark Up Prices 1000 Percent

  (Reuters) – Even the astronomical price markups that consumers regularly pay for, say, wine in…

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Hospitals Grapple with Possibility of Ebola
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Hospitals Grapple with Possibility of Ebola

Tamara Lush, ASSOCIATED PRESS   ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Step inside All Children’s Hospital…

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Medicaid Expansion Is a Windfall for Hospitals
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Medicaid Expansion Is a Windfall for Hospitals

(Business Week) – Hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid have more paying customers, bolstering the…

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Fed Government Removes Many Hospital Errors from Public Access
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Fed Government Removes Many Hospital Errors from Public Access

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services removed data about many serious hospital errors from…

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Hospital Infections Still Common, but Rates of Many Are Down
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Hospital Infections Still Common, but Rates of Many Are Down

[MedPage Today] On any given day, one American inpatient in 25 has a healthcare-associated infection,…

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2 hospitals, same procedure and a whole different price tag
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2 hospitals, same procedure and a whole different price tag

[ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH] The average sticker price to get a pacemaker at Des Peres Hospital…

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