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US Hospitals Could Save Billions If They Took This Lesson from the VA - Defense One

April 13, 2015 By Kathleen Carey Quartz

Most hospitals don’t have good ways of measuring the complex costs associated with an individual patient’s stay in the hospital. 753 more words

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Mental Health In juvenile detention

The importance of mental health is gaining more recognition in recent years, with more research into the causes of mental illness as well as attempts to increase awareness of mental illness. 746 more words

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Consequences of Understaffing at Banksia Hill Detention Centre

At 6.00pm on Sunday the 20th of January 2013, the biggest riot in Western Australia since the commonly called ‘Casuarina Prison Riot’ of 1998 occurred at Banksia Hill Detention Centre. 897 more words

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Health Care Systems Try to Cut Costs by Aiding the Poor and Troubled - NY Times

MINNEAPOLIS — Jerome Pate, a homeless alcoholic, went to the emergency room when he was cold. He went when he needed a safe place to sleep. 1,343 more words

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Senators criticize ONC's interoperability roadmap - Government Health IT

March 09, 2015 | Tom Sullivan, Executive Editor, HIMSS Media

The five Republican senators who previously called for a “reboot” of the meaningful use program are now looking at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s broader efforts and citing a lack of interoperability among the reasons that the stimulus has not worked to their satisfaction. 529 more words

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Health and Healthcare

It has been known for a long time that “healthcare” – all the stuff that we do, prescribe and provide – is a minor determinant of how “healthy” any of us is. 476 more words



Welcome to our blog. This blog will focus mainly on juvenile detention in Western Australia, and introduce you to some of the various factors that affect health outcomes for detainees. 150 more words

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