In Case You Missed It: Week of Dec. 12, 2014

Posted on Fri, Dec 12, 2014

“In Case You Missed It” is a weekly roundup of popular healthcare headlines.

  • What a Bad Flu Season Could Cost the U.S. Economy. This year's flu season looks worse than usual. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned last week that the dominant influenza virus right now, H3N2, typically signals a severe flu season ... continue on
  • An Argument With No Clear Winner. “You’re going to the hospital.”
    “I’m NOT going to the hospital. There’s nothing they’d do and it would cost us thousands of dollars for nothing. Besides … we have to leave. We’re already late.” >> continue reading at
  • Whooping Cough Outbreak Strikes Undervaccinated Michigan County. A major outbreak of whooping cough has struck a Michigan area where many people opted out of vaccinations against the disease... continue reading at
  • Limits to resident hours don't improve patient safety. Efforts to cut down on the hours logged by doctors in training have had no measurable impact on patient outcomes ... continue reading at
  • Do good, and don't complain: Q&A with Dr. Steven Gabbe, CEO of OSU Wexner Medical Center. "I've never heard someone tell me, 'You just don't understand,' because they know I do." Steven Gabbe, MD, took the helm of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in 2008 ... continue to

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