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Viewpoints: Make The Health Of Newborns A National Priority; Incentive Programs Help Drug Abusers Kick The Habit For Good

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Hill: Let’s Make Our Babies A National Priority  Four million babies will be born in the U.S. this year, each one a bundle of infinite potential. They’re the next generation of doctors, scientists, artists, parents, educators and leaders. Science tells us that their early… Read More »

Study finds 'mixed messages' in Medicare hospital ratings, penalty programs

Brief Published Dec. 19, 2018 Dive Brief: Consumers are getting “mixed messages” from the CMS Hospital Compare website and penalties levied by the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, undermining their ability to shop for quality care, according to a study in The American Journal of Managed Care.  The researchers compared hospital grades posted on Hospital Compare for… Read More »