Archives By Month: April 2017

4 in 5 Hospitals Will be Penalized for Readmissions This Year

Posted on April 9, 2017 8:04 am By Del Meyer in Medicare Review

Medicare’s Readmission Penalties Hit New High By Jordan Rau AUGUST 2, 2016 The federal government’s readmission penalties on hospitals will reach a new high as Medicare withholds more than half a billion dollars in payments over the next year, records released Tuesday show. The government will punish more than half of the nation’s hospitals — a […]

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Canada ranks 29th out of 33 in practicing physicians per thousand

Posted on April 9, 2017 7:58 am By Del Meyer in International Medicine

by Steven Globerman, Bacchus Barua, and Sazid Hasan The Fraser Institute While the provision of health care involves the use of a considerable number of inputs, including medical equipment and pharmaceuticals, health-care services still draw largely on the expertise of health-care professionals. Physicians, in particular, play a prominent role. In this regard, while Canada has […]

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The Waiting Game

Posted on April 9, 2017 7:15 am By Del Meyer in In The News

Chastity before marriage may have its uses after all The Economist | from PRINT EDITION | Jan 20th 2011 WHEN is it the right time to do the deed? If priests had their way, it would be shortly after the wedding ceremony—but recent studies show such advice is rarely heeded. Roughly 85% of the American […]

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Voter Fraud: The Problem of Duplicate Voting

Posted on April 9, 2017 7:07 am By Del Meyer in Feature Article

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Government Accountability Institute (GAI) attempted to obtain public voter roll information from all 50 states to independently test for duplicate voting in the 2016 presidential election. Duplicate voting is one type of voter fraud, defined as an individual casting more than one ballot. There are currently no government agencies or private entities […]

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