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Financial Challenges Top Hospital Leaders’ Main Concerns From 2018

Jan 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Those economic worries were followed by concerns about government mandates and patient safety....
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Third-Party Manager To Take Over Nursing Facility Where Comatose Woman Gave Birth

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Arizona agencies cited Hacienda HealthCare's "critical failures" in protecting the safety of the comatose woman. The facility has until 5 p.m. Thursday to respond to the state's demand for a third-party manager, "or the state will pursue any and all of remedies legally available to...
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Medicaid block grant waiver reports revive hospitals' funding worries

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The Trump administration is quietly considering allowing states to apply to convert their Medicaid programs into block grants that cap federal spending, which some experts say would lead to lower Medicaid payments for safety-net...
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U.S. shutdown taking toll on FDA, USDA inspection roles: experts

Jan 17, 2019 , Reuters
The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture, food safety experts said on Wednesday....
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Americans more likely to die from opioid overdose today than car accident

Jan 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
Americans are more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose today than from a car crash, according to a study released Monday from the National Safety...
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French court cancels Monsanto weedkiller permit on safety grounds

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
A French court canceled the license for one of Monsanto's glyphosate-based weedkillers on Tuesday over safety concerns, placing an immediate ban on Roundup Pro 360 in the latest legal blow to the Bayer-owned business....
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European nations weigh impact of Brexit on drug supplies

Jan 16, 2019 , Reuters
Germany's drug safety regulator has concluded that Brexit will not put its patients at risk of losing access to essential drugs, while Ireland has drawn up a list of 24 medicines whose supply would be most vulnerable if Britain fails to conclude a divorce deal....
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Are there foods you should avoid during the government shutdown? It depends who you ask

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Should you be worried about the safety of your food during the government shutdown?...
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More in U.S. Dying From Opioids Than On the Roads

Jan 15, 2019 , WebMD
For the first time in history, Americans' risk of dying from an opioid overdose is higher than their risk of dying in a car accident, the National Safety Council reported...
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Q&A: CEO John Couris wants Tampa General to be the best. Period

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
John Couris thinks leaders in the healthcare industry should think big or go home. During his first year as CEO of Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital, the region's largest safety-net facility, Couris has given his staff implicit instructions and a...
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Shutdown Limits FDA Efforts to Protect Food Safety

Jan 11, 2019 , WebMD
The partial government shutdown has the FDA focused only on "high risk" facilities, leaving many food manufacturing without...
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Government shutdown slows FDA inspections, food safety watchdogs warn of outbreak risks

Jan 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA has stopped a large portion of its safety inspections, as about 41 percent of the organization's 17,000 employees have been furloughed due to the federal government's...
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3 messaging lessons from funny highway safety signs

Jan 10, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
More departments of transportation are resorting to humor to get their public safety message across, but not everyone is laughing. Is humor the right move for these important...
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Male workers face DNA testing after comatose woman had baby

Jan 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Police have served a search warrant to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in Phoenix where a patient in a vegetative state for years gave birth, triggering reviews by state agencies and highlighting safety...
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Patients Are At Risk For Accidental Dislodgement Of IV Catheters, Study Shows

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Accidental dislodgement of intravenous devices is a common occurrence that has a significant impact on patient safety, according to a clinical survey of nurses and vascular access specialists. Results of the survey are published in the latest issue of the Journal of the Association for Vascular Acce......
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FDA employees think shutdown could be deadly

Jan 09, 2019 , CNN Health
With about 41% of the US Food and Drug Administration off the job due to the government shutdown, some agency employees worry about the safety and health of the American public....
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Responding to ‘Bird Box’ challenge, Netflix calls for safety and common sense

Jan 05, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The streaming service saw thousands log in to watch its new horror film—but with popularity comes internet absurdity. Can the company deter recklessness without getting...
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Safety Starts with Self When It Comes to Giving Chemo

Jan 05, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
The way it was. cyclophosphamide IV When I was in graduate school in the mid-1970s, I had a part-time job working for a physician group that treated patients with blood cancers, mostly leukemia and lymphomas. I started the IVs and administered chemotherapy, which typically included drugs such as vincristine, nitrogen mustard, doxorubicin, and [...] The post Safety Starts with Self When It Comes to Giving Chemo appeared first on Off the...
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The Skinny On Diets For 2019: Mediterranean Is Best Overall Among 41 Nutrition Plans, Analysis Says

Jan 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
U.S. News & World Report ranked diets on seven categories: "how easy it is to follow, its nutritional completeness, its ability to produce short-term and long-term weight loss, its safety and its potential for preventing and managing diabetes and heart disease." Other nutrition news focuses on cholesterol spikes after the holidays and excess weight's role in...
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Pennsylvania Convenes Expert Panel To Combat Diagnostic Error

Jan 04, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Everyone will experience a delayed or incorrect diagnosis at least once in their lifetime. The causes of which are as varied and complex as their solutions. The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (Authority) convened a panel of some of the nation's top experts in the field to discuss how to impr......
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