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Here's Why Roughly Half of All Hospital Deaths Could Be Related to Sepsis

Sepsis is the leading cause of death to hospitalized patients, but to bring down the sepsis-related mortality rate, prevention and care of other major contributing factors would need to change significantly, according to new research published Friday in… 185 more words

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Measles is a concern for New Yorkers, says NYU Langone doctor

By Sabina Mollot

Despite some pretty stringent rules about immunization in schools, measles has made its comeback. So far, cases have been reported in 10 states, including New York, where there have been over 200 reported cases, all in Orthodox Jewish enclaves upstate as well as in Brooklyn. 874 more words

Hospitals

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a detailed fact sheet detailing the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) model. It provides significant details on the scope of the project and key benchmarks – Michael Shabkie 

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Ambulance Industry

"We hope shortly to turn our attention to the needs of French and Belgian Refugees"

One sewing group continued to help refugees even after the war was over.

Crazies Hill Notes

The Women’s Working Party maintains a good attendance on Wednesdays at 2.30. 37 more words

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Hospital Drug Prices Are Up to 7 Times Greater Than Medicare Pricing

A new study shows something many healthcare patients know all too well: hospitals are charging significant premiums on some of the most-used prescription drugs.

In a new study of 34 hospital systems, Wall Street firm AllianceBernstein found that the average drug prices in a hospital are three to seven times higher than what Medicare charges for the same medication, … 185 more words

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I am a Catholic by Florence D'Costa

I felt inspired to post this.  I suggest that we always carry maybe a card or this information written on a card, just in case we do meet with an accident…..  64 more words

Catholicism

11 weeks illness

Phyllis Vansittart Neale, who had had a severe attack of influenza, was well enough to come home.

15 February 1919

Phyllis came home from Hospital. 11 weeks illness! 45 more words

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