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People with learning disabilities ‘trapped’ in hospitals as target missed

An NHS target to reduce the number of people with learning disabilities being treated in long-stay hospitals has been missed, resulting in more than 2,200 remaining in-patients in England. Charities say they are at risk of abuse and neglect in hospital units and should be cared for in homes in the community, close to their… Read More »

Hospitals warn Medicare public option would be an $800 billion hit to industry

Hospitals warned Tuesday that their industry would suffer an $ 800 billion cut if Democrats succeed in massively expanding Medicare. The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals published a report concluding that allowing the public to buy in to Medicare plans at cost would not only contribute to massive budget cuts to… Read More »

How 3 cybersecurity practices can assist smaller hospitals

Smaller hospitals don’t get a break from regulators; they have to comply with healthcare laws just as the larger hospitals do. However, community and regional hospitals typically have far fewer resources to provide the data privacy and security that compliance regulations require. This means their compliance programs may have gaps. What are organizations with small… Read More »