Notable News for the Week: October 12th, 2018
According to the St. Louis Business Journal, Missouri has reported a record low in malpractice actions in 2017, with a record 1,278 claims being reported as closed vs. 825 new claims opened.
It is National Health IT Week!
According to the CDC, the number of children not receiving routine recommended vaccinations is increasing. Factors such as insurance and region play a significant role in whether or not a child receives these immunizations.
There will be 3 initiative options on the November ballot.
The FDA has sent a letter to 21 e-cig manufacturers in order to determine whether or not new products were illegally introduced to the market without going through agency approval.
A new study indicates that the number of C-sections is increasing at an alarming rate.
Researchers are testing new treatments for MRSA.
Many doctors say the proposed reimbursement will cover a service they already do for free; may have a negative impact on patients because they would be required to pay a cost-sharing charge.