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2012-04-30 14:16:18

Variation rates not fully explained by community rates for risk factors, heart attack, or cardiac mortality Regional differences in rates of cardiac procedures have increased in Michigan over the past decade–not fully explained by differences in health risk factors, heart attack or cardiac mortality rates–according to a report released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT). The report compares the state's hospital referral regions (HRRs) using...

2011-06-20 10:24:00

Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation survey reveals those with Medicaid coverage face more difficulties accessing care than all but the uninsured ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The second annual Cover Michigan Survey, released today by the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT),shows that people who lack health coverage are more likely to seek medical treatment in costlier care settings and less likely to have regular,...

2011-02-28 12:48:00

Use rate lower in southeast Michigan, and among pediatricians ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation (CHRT) today released an issue brief showing continued high rates of inappropriate antibiotic use, despite a 15-year national outreach campaign by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to educate providers and consumers on the dangers of antibiotic overuse. According to the CDC, antibiotic-resistant infections in...


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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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