The number of children who died in Washington, D.C. dropped by 32 percent between 2008 and 2015, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Connecticut, New York, and Washington, D.C.
Eight former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) directors argue that CBO's "approach produces consistent comparisons of competing legislative proposals and unbiased projections of the impact of policy changes."
When it comes to picking out a hospital for their own care, most physicians say they look for hospitals that have medically respected physician expertise and a good reputation among colleagues, according to a new survey from Medscape.
James Hendrix, director of global science initiatives for the Alzheimer's Association, who co-presented the research, says the early findings show "high percentages of people who are on a drug and didn't need to be on those drugs."
The Senate's parliamentarian warns that several provisions of the Better Care Reconciliation Act—including a provision that would impose a six-month waiting period for those who haven't maintained continuous coverage—likely do not comply with the Senate's budget reconciliation rules.