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Preventable hospital patient safety events declined over past decade, Leapfrog Group says

Healthcare Dive

Incidents of falls and trauma and of objects unintentionally left in a body after surgery decreased by about 25% since 2012, according to the group that assigns letter grades to hospitals.

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Lift the Blood Ban, But Don’t Penalize PrEP Users 

Bill of Health

For example, since it was first approved by the FDA in 2012, PrEP has been stigmatized as a “party drug” that gives gay users “just an excuse to slut around.” This approach strips away the benefits of preventive treatment and shifts focus to the patient’s individual behavior, with serious public health ramifications.

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Microsoft End of Support for 2023


Dynamics AX 2012 R3. Microsoft Report Viewer 2012 Runtime. Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2012. Visual Studio 2012. Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012. Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012. HPC Pack 2012. HPC Pack 2012 R2. Hyper-V Server 2012. Hyper-V Server 2012 R2.

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Utah hospital notifies patients of unauthorized PHI access

Becker's Health IT

Roosevelt, Utah-based Uintah Basin Healthcare is notifying patients who have received care from the organization since 2012 that some of their protected health information may have been compromised.

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Amulet Acquires Alliance Clinical Network

McGuire Wood

Founded in 2012, the firm typically invests between $25 million and $150 million in healthcare companies within segments that include life sciences outsourcing, payors and payor services, and providers and outsourced services. Founded in 2014, ACN owns and operates six clinical research sites across three states.

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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill of Health

Timing of Confirmatory Trials for Drugs Granted Accelerated Approval Based on Surrogate Measures From 2012 to 2021. N Engl J Med. 2023 Mar 16;388(11):963-966. Epub ahead of print. Deshmukh AD, Kesselheim AS, Rome BN. JAMA Health Forum. 2023 Mar 3;4(3):e230217. Fontrier AM, Kanavos P.

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FDA Considers New Approach to Improve Safe Disposal of Prescription Opioid Analgesics

Sharps Compliance

has decreased since 2012, it is still a sizable number. Since 2012, an estimated 140.6 A Persistent Problem. Though the number of prescription opioids dispensed in the U.S. million prescriptions (approximately 8.7 billion tablets/capsules) has been dispensed from outpatient retail and mail-order pharmacies.1.

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