Healthcare Services Newsfeed 4/20-4/26

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Healthcare Services Newsfeed 4/20-4/26

Following your request, we have provided the top healthcare related news stories for the week of 4/20-4/26.

We selected these particular stories as the top stories because they include the keywords mentioned in the research criteria and are the most significant stories for the week seeing that they have been reported by news websites such as PRNewswire, Dallas News, 9news, Eurekalert(Global source for science news) Forbes, Stanford website, and other healthcare related websites. We have updated rows 3-23 of the attached spreadsheet with major news titles, summary, and research sources.

Major news titles

— Researchers at the Abramson Cancer Center, the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, and the Wharton School, all at the University of Pennsylvania, have identified the five best practices to help cancer patients avoid emergency rooms.
New bills passed into law require more transparency at freestanding ERs in Colorado.
— Some Blue Cross policyholders could pay 100% of ER bill if the visit is not life-threatening.
— ACEP: Only 5.5 Percent of Emergency Visits Are Non-urgent and Wait Times Continue to Improve, CDC Says.
— Hospital makes ER soothing to seniors.
— Tenet Diagnostics Recommends Pharmacogenetic Testing to Improve Clinical Outcomes, Lower Healthcare Costs for Self-Insured Employers.

Conclusion

For the week of 4/20-4/26, we have identified the top news stories and have updated the attached spreadsheet.
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