Why analytics can offer a helping hand at safety net hospitals

Congress’ recent directive to Medicare to ease the burden of hospital readmission penalties on safety net hospitals that serve low-income patients was definitely a step in the right direction. After all, once patients with high social needs are discharged, there is much that’s outside the hospital’s control. It isn’t fair to penalize providers when they… Read More »

Kentucky teen who refuses to get the chickenpox vaccine SUES his school

Kentucky teen who refuses to get the chickenpox vaccine because ‘it contains aborted fetal cells’ SUES his school for barring him from basketball practice and classes Jerome Kunkel is an 18-year-old senior and basketball captain at a Catholic school in Walton He objects to vaccines because he believes they ‘contain aborted fetal cells’  Experts say… Read More »