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2013-10-10 23:28:49

Twice as many patients are needlessly dying in our nation’s hospitals now than were estimated to be needlessly dying over twenty years ago. Dr. Ira Williams announces a series of presentations entitled “Find The Black Box – Establish Patient Care Accountability”. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 "There are 200,000 preventable deaths each year in the US healthcare system, like having 20 Boeing 747 airliners going down each week,"...

2013-10-09 11:41:48

Study find first empirical evidence of external market forces at play Accountable care organizations are rapidly being formed with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and they are being established in areas where it may be easier to meet quality and cost targets, researchers at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice said in a study published in the journal Health Services Research. An accountable care organization is a group of providers...

2013-10-03 23:31:50

CFHI and "brigade" models for educating U.S. medical students on global health issues abroad go head-to-head, providing new insights into best practices. (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Child Family Health International - CFHI Global Health Education Programs are profiled in this month’s Academic Medicine, a peer-reviewed journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. The article, Global Health Educational Engagement-A Tale of Two Models, compares CFHI ‘s model of...

2013-10-02 14:04:42

Out-of-pocket medical expenses will decline for most consumers who become newly insured or change their source of health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act, according to a new RAND Corporation study. The study found that overall the Affordable Care Act will have a varied impact on health spending by individuals and families, depending primarily on their income and whether they would have been uninsured in 2016 without the program. People who will be newly insured and do not...

2013-09-27 23:26:28

Dr. Ira Williams, author of Misdiagnosed, Why Current Health Care Change is Malpractice, and First, Do No Harm, The Cure for Medical Malpractice, announces the release of his third book, Find the Black Box. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 For those tired of the medical errors-prone health care delivery system, and needless hospital deaths, Dr. Ira Williams sets forth in his third book to speak directly to how all of the quality of health care experts have failed to recognize, or...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.