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Hospital-acquired conditions fell 13% since 2014, CMS chief says

Dive Brief: CMS Administrator Seema Verma on Tuesday touted new patient safety data showing a significant decline in patient harm occurring in hospitals due to infections. From 2014 to 2017, the number of hospital-acquired conditions dropped by 13% — or about 20,000 avoidable deaths. Savings to the healthcare system totaled $ 7.7 billion. “While I… Read More »

Quinn on Nutrition | Managing multiple nutrition conditions – Monterey County Herald

Dear Ms. Quinn: My husband was recently diagnosed with kidney stones (lots of them!) and has been advised to limit high oxalate foods.  He was also treated for prostate cancer a while back and also has been diagnosed with osteoporosis. Trying to come up with a mostly vegetarian diet that manages these three conditions seems to be impossible.  Is… Read More »

ABC's of your Health: When hospitals consolidation take place, it's good to have conditions to prevent trim down health care in the future – Vida en el Valle

When hospitals consolidation take place, it might be a good cause of concern for consumer healthcare advocates as the possibility of shrink healthcare could possible take place in the future if conditions are not in place to prevent that. On Nov. 21, State Attorney General Xavier Becerra approved the Ministry Alignment Agreement between Dignity Health… Read More »