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Hospitals saved $11.8M thanks to 340B, survey finds

Dive Brief: The 340B Drug Discount program generated an average savings of $ 11.8 million across all hospitals in 2018, used for uncompensated and unreimbursed care, according to an annual survey from trade group 340B Health. About 90% of hospitals are using those savings to pay for patient care services including pharmacy services and transportation. About… Read More »

Harvard scientist finds microbial contaminants in e-cigs

Popular electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) products sold in the U.S. were contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which examined 75 popular e-cigarette products — both single-use cartridges and refillable e-liquids — found that 27 percent contained traces of endotoxin, a microbial agent… Read More »