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What’s Driving Health Care Costs Up In The U.S.

Most of the extra $933 billion Americans spent on health care in 2013 versus 1996 is due to higher charges for care and patients getting more intense, expensive care. Gerard Anderson is quoted.

D.C. public hospital’s report on patient death omitted key details

Officials at the District’s only public hospital failed to report to regulators key details about the death of a patient in the facility’s nursing home in August, an incident report submitted to the D.C. Department of Health shows. Gerard Anderson is quoted.

To Fight The Opioid Crisis, Health Experts Recommend Safe Places To Shoot Up Safe injection sites are research-backed. Why aren’t we talking about them?

In a new report, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health experts and the Clinton Foundation make recommendations aimed at curbing the epidemic that’s killing 90 Americans each day. Among the collaboration’s top recommendations: establishing “safe consumption sites” ― centers where drug users can go to consume or inject their drugs in a medically supervised […]