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CDC says Indiana HIV outbreak is tip of drug-abuse iceberg

By Andis Robeznieks  |  April 25, 2015

Federal, state and local public officials are working to get an HIV outbreak in rural Southern Indiana under control. But new cases are still being reported every day and they don't believe the outbreak has peaked yet.

Data Points for April 27, 2015

Data Points for April 27, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 25, 2015

Data Points for the week of April 27, 2015, covered the following topics: E-cigarettes, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage enrollment, mammograms, antimicrobials, epidemiologists

VA hospital reduces worker injuries from moving patients

VA hospital reduces worker injuries from moving patients

By Maureen McKinney  |  March 28, 2015

Despite ample research showing the benefits of using mechanical patient-handling equipment such as overhead lifts, workers at many hospitals and nursing homes still are hoisting and moving patients the old-fashioned way. But that isn't true at the VA Loma Linda (Calif.) Healthcare System.

Data Points for March 30, 2015

Data Points for March 30, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  March 28, 2015

Data Points for the week of March 30, 2015, covered the following topics: Medicare, Medicaid, cancer, diabetes, data breaches and uncompensated care

10 U.S. charity staff to leave Sierra Leone amid Ebola scare

By Associated Press  |  March 15, 2015

Ten clinicians with a Boston-based nonprofit organization responding to Sierra Leone's Ebola outbreak are to be evacuated to the U.S. after one of their colleagues was infected with the deadly disease.

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