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Viewpoints: Stopping Surprise Medical Bills Might Be Easier Than It Looks; Waiting To See Whatever Happens Next In Flint Water Cases

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. The Hill: Insurers Must Do More To Prevent Surprise Medical Bills At a time of hyper-partisanship, there is one issue around which both Republicans and Democrats have coalesced: protecting health-care patients and ending surprise billing. Since the beginning of the year, the House has… Read More »

Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »

There have been 33 cases of the norovirus this week – HSE

Noroviruses are very contagious and can spread easily from person to person. Stock photo There have been 33 cases of the norovirus this week – HSE Independent.ie Some 33 people were struck down with norovirus in Ireland this week, according to the HSE. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/there-have-been-33-cases-of-the-norovirus-this-week-hse-37681207.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37681209.ece/612e3/AUTOCROP/h342/sick.PNG Email Some 33 people were struck down with norovirus in… Read More »