Hospital Stocks Tank Amid New Talks to Repeal the ACA

Hospital stocks tank amid reports that House Republicans are again looking at ways to repeal Obamacare repeal. The sudden drop follows days of hospital stocks in the green, rallying on the news that the Republican's proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA)¬†bill was yanked from consideration. The GOP's plan was¬†largely opposed on the expectation that the number of Americans … [Read more...]

1 in 20 U.S. Adults Affected by Outpatient Diagnostic Errors

Diagnostic errors--missed opportunities to make a timely or correct diagnosis based on available evidence--occur in about 5 percent of adults in the United States, according to a new study published in the April 21 issue of BMJ Quality & Safety. The study, partially funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), estimates that approximately 12 million … [Read more...]