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  1. Scope Contaminations Higher Than Previously Estimated
    3/2/2017

    Scopes often remain contaminated despite standard cleaning procedures. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  2. Healthcare Stakeholders Coalition Calls For Preauthorization Reforms
    2/24/2017

    The proposal offers 21 principles for prior-authorization requirements. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  3. Hospital Setting Variations Are Crucial For Positive Patient Outcomes
    2/23/2017

    Some 10,000 Medicare patients die within seven days of Emergency Department discharges annually. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. Trump’s Proposed Mexican Import Tax Could Hit Medical Supplies Hard
    2/20/2017

    Republican plan to impose higher border taxes would raise healthcare costs. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  5. Study Finds New Potential For Wearables
    2/6/2017

    Detection of diseases and managing care are among the potential uses of health trackers. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  6. ECRI Posts List Of Top 10 Emerging Healthcare Technologies For 2017
    1/31/2017

    From liquid biopsies to robotic surgery and innovative diabetes vaccines, ECRI highlights disrupters. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  7. Focus On Engagement, Patient Centricity Leads To Better Outcomes
    1/30/2017

    HSA Health Plan partners with Wellable in Wellness Incentive Program By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  8. ICD-10 Glitch Causes CMS To Relax Payment Penalties
    1/24/2017

    Massive ICD-10 code update is responsible for clogging system and leading to reporting problems. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  9. As Medical Isotope Shortage Looms, Alternative Emerges
    1/20/2017

    NuView Life Sciences Subsidiary emerges to fill the gap. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  10. Patients Dissatisfied With How Their Healthcare Data Is Handled
    1/3/2017

    The vast majority of patients say they want their medical info stored electronically in one location. By Christine Kern, contributing writer