FDA Does Not Recommended Further Regulation of Vicodin
This week, In The Know, looks at the following news stories: Central-Line Bloodstream Infection Data Available to the Public; Prepayment Audits Delayed Until June; Mandatory Flu Shots Recommended by NVAC; FDA Issues Warning on Acid Relfux Drugs; CDC Warns Gonorrhea Becoming Drug-Resistant; Health Care Spending Expected to Double Over the Next Decade.
This week, In The Know, looks at the following news stories: 5 Percent of Patients Responsible for Half of Health Care Costs; Obesity Rates Stop Increasing, but Fail to Decline; Twenty Percent of Americans Experience Mental Illness; Tamiflu’s Efficacy Questioned; Noise Levels in Hospital Rooms Can Be As Loud as Chainsaws.
This week, In The Know, looks at the following news stories: HHS To Withhold Payment for Suspicious Drug Claims; Medicare To Make Data Available to Evaluate Quality of Providers; Improper Disposal of Medical Waste Results in $375,000 Settlement; New Facility for Manufacturing Vaccines Dedicated in North Carolina; School-Based Health Centers Awarded $14 Million; Company to Pay $25.5 Million for Violations of False Claims Act.
As we all know, OSHA expects employers to maintain healthy workplaces, but when it comes to influenza in healthcare facilities, what does that mean?
As the leaves swirl across our lawns, pumpkins dot the roadsides, and goblins, fairy princesses, and superheros prepare for trick or treating, we hunker down for the season ahead that will bring cold, snow, and just as certainly, flu.
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