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Postpartum Care in the United States: Some Progress But Still So Far to Go

Earlier this year the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion calling for a new paradigm for postpartum care in the United States.  Moving away from the single postpartum check at 6 weeks, ACOG has made a significant change in its recommendations for postpartum care: “All women should ideally have… Read More »

Radiography Still Common in Pediatric Bronchiolitis Despite AAP Guidelines

November 07, 2018 Share this content: Multivariable analysis showed the rate of radiography administered to infants did not vary by year. Despite recent recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the use of radiography did not decrease between 2007 and 2015, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers found… Read More »

Mac McMillan Speaks to the Troubling Trend that Hospitals Still Aren’t Prioritizing Security

Several healthcare and health IT industry groups are asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to create a wavier under anti-kickback rules to enable the donation of healthcare cybersecurity technology and services to help improve the cybersecurity posture of providers and promote secure data exchange. The HHS Office of the Inspector General… Read More »