769 Hospitals Penalized For Patient Safety In 2017: Data Table

769 Hospitals Penalized For Patient Safety In 2017: Data Table 769 Hospitals Penalized For Patient Safety In 2017: Data Table Search: Hospital City State AD HOSPITAL EAST, LLC SHENANDOAH TX ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER HANFORD CA ADVOCATE TRINITY HOSPITAL CHICAGO IL AKRON GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER AKRON OH ALASKA NATIVE MEDICAL CENTER ANCHORAGE AK ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL […]

Dr. Todd Malan: Stem Cells Helped Sara Regain Her Life

Obama’s LEGACY … PLAYING DICTATOR with PEN & PHONE ?

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Spree of Obama actions revives GOP concerns over ‘midnight’ regs, agenda http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/12/25/spree-obama-actions-revives-gop-concerns-over-midnight-regs-agenda.html A flurry of big decisions out of the Obama administration just weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office has rekindled Republican concerns about President Obama’s plans for jamming through so-called “midnight regulations” and other leftover items from […]

Properly prescribed opiates did not cause the opiate epidemic

Policy analyst: Drug overcharging debate may be more about money than patients

Policy analyst: Drug overcharging debate may be more about money than patients http://louisianarecord.com/stories/511060249-policy-analyst-drug-overcharging-debate-may-be-more-about-money-than-patients NEW ORLEANS – Allegations of prescription-cost overcharging by pharmacy benefit managers and health-insurance companies have spawned at least 10 new lawsuits since early October, according to www.bna.com. The lawsuits allege that benefit managers OptumRx and Humana Pharmacy Solutions Inc. have worked in […]

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Former DEA Spokesperson: Marijuana is ‘Cash Cow’ and ‘We Will Never Give Up’

Former DEA Spokesperson: Marijuana is ‘Cash Cow’ and ‘We Will Never Give Up’ https://www.ganjapreneur.com/former-dea-spokesperson-marijuana-is-cash-cow-and-we-will-never-give-up/ Twelve years ago, former DEA propagandist Belita Nelson quit her job after spending six years (1998-2004) as an international media representative for the anti-drugs agency. Since leaving the DEA, Nelson has become an advocate for cannabis reform and the expanding of […]

Why do I even bother … STRIKE THREE ?

A year or so ago another chronic painer and myself tried to start of non-profit to accumulate a “legal war chest” to fund legal challenges to denial of care of chronic pain pts. Our goal was to get about 0.1% of the chronic pain community to contribute the cost of a fast food meal ($5 […]

Sticker shock at the pharmacy? There’s more than meets the eye: Antonio Ciaccia (Opinion)

Sticker shock at the pharmacy? There’s more than meets the eye: Antonio Ciaccia (Opinion) http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2016/12/sticker_shock_at_the_pharmacy.html Guest columnist Antonio Ciaccia is director of Government & Public Affairs for the Ohio Pharmacists Association. There’s much debate about drug prices. Who pays and how much is complicated. Manufacturers get blamed (sometimes rightly) for high prices, and pharmacists face […]

Marine Kicked Out of #Walgreens Because of Service Dog

Marine Kicked Out of Walgreens Because of Service Dog http://kogo.iheart.com/onair/morning-news-55380/marine-kicked-out-of-walgreens-because-15416361/ Not a very Merry Christmas for a Marine in Texas. He was asked to leave a Walgreens in Mesquite because he brought his dog in with him. Cris Goodson suffers from PTSD and his dog is registered as a service dog, but apparently the manager […]

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