Vaccination during ‘optimal window’ is the key to saving lives and money in next flu pandemic

Main Point: Early vaccination could reduce morbidity, mortality, and health care costs associated with pandemic flu, according to an article

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Deaths decline after Massachusetts’ health care reform

Main Point: Deaths declined significantly in Massachusetts four years after comprehensive health care reform, according to an article being published

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Pneumonia coding practices may skew hospital performance outcomes

Main Point: Variations in coding practices related to pneumonia cases may bias efforts to compare quality of care among hospitals.

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Adult Tonsillectomy Safe With Low Mortality, Complication Rates

Getting your tonsils removed as an adult is a safe procedure with low mortality and complication rates, according to a

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