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My New Bellybutton, Losing (Almost) Forty Pounds, and How Diabetes May Have Saved My Life

Have you ever had an umbilical hernia before? Ever seen one? They can be hideous things when your insides decide they want to be on the outside with all the “cool” organs. Mine was not hideous. I mean, it wasn’t cute, but it was definitely not vomit-inducing, or even cringe-worthy. Just a little bump on… Read More »

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 »