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Data Points: More to the spike in sepsis cases than meets the eye

Data Points: More to the spike in sepsis cases than meets the eye

By Modern Healthcare  |  September 09, 2017

The numbers tell one story, but what's behind them might be something entirely different. For the first time since the CMS started releasing inpatient claims and payment data, sepsis topped the list as the most common condition or procedure.

Mental health providers worry about Harvey's legacy

By Steven Ross Johnson  |  August 31, 2017

As hurricane rescue and recovery efforts continued this week in Houston, local health officials and providers are determined to apply the lessons learned from past disasters as they address the public health threat challenges expected to arise in the weeks and months ahead.

Groups seek ban on high-dose opioids citing overdose danger

By Associated Press  |  August 31, 2017

Safety advocates and state health officials are formally calling on the Food and Drug Administration to ban high-dose opioid painkillers to prevent accidental overdose deaths among patients and people who abuse drugs.

Data Points: For many children, it's still access denied

Data Points: For many children, it's still access denied

By Modern Healthcare  |  August 26, 2017

Many of the nation's youngest residents have been returning to classrooms over the past few weeks. But studies show that despite 2.8 million children under the age of 18 gaining health insurance between 2010 and 2015, access to basic services remains out of reach for many.

Report highlights growing health disparities in Appalachia

By Associated Press  |  August 24, 2017

The 25 million people who live among the Appalachian Mountains have struggled to keep up with health gains of the rest of the nation, falling behind in most major public health indicators, according to a new study.

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