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Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Passage of the 2017 budget, along with congressional approval of the AHCA, leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.

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Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Passage of the 2017 budget, along with congressional approval of the AHCA, leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.

New Bill Before Congress Aims at Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Problem

New Bill Before Congress Aims at Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Problem

Antibiotic resistance has a high mortality rate, and the problem is growing as manufacturers retreat from investing in new drugs and diagnostic tests.

Imported Food Tied to Increase in Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

Imported Food Tied to Increase in Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

During 1996-2014, a total of 195 outbreak investigations implicated an imported food, resulting in 10,685 illnesses, 1,017 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths.

Implementing Sepsis Guidelines Improves ED Outcomes

Implementing Sepsis Guidelines Improves ED Outcomes

Sepsis guidelines improve assessment, recognition, and management of patients with sepsis at emergency departments.

Health Care Spending Up Due to Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

Health Care Spending Up Due to Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

According to the 2015 Health Care Cost and Utilization Report, prescription drugs are the fastest growing expense.

Deeper Connections With Patients Leads to More Job Satisfaction

Deeper Connections With Patients Leads to More Job Satisfaction

Practicing empathetic listening with patients, leads to greater professional satisfaction and joy.

American Red Cross Sounds Alarm for Blood Donations

American Red Cross Sounds Alarm for Blood Donations

There's currently less than a five-day supply, group says.

Physicians May Be Misled About FDA 'Breakthrough' Drug Designation

Physicians May Be Misled About FDA 'Breakthrough' Drug Designation

Many believe meds supported by stronger evidence than the law requires to achieve designation.

Stakeholders Discuss Need For Guidelines to Assess Aging Physicians

Stakeholders Discuss Need For Guidelines to Assess Aging Physicians

Reps from physician, hospital, patient safety organizations explore need for national guidelines.

Study Raises Privacy Concerns Related to Health Care Smartphone Apps

Study Raises Privacy Concerns Related to Health Care Smartphone Apps

Many have no policies, and may share data with third parties, researchers say.

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