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CMS star ratings found lacking in some areas, especially risk, study finds

A leading quality rating for the nation’s hospitals appears not to adequately account for the risks of undergoing certain procedures at certain hospitals, particularly joint replacement surgery, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery. The ultimate finding is that the overall hospital quality star ratings program from the Centers for… Read More »

Study Disputes Pregnancy Link to MS Relapses

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 7, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new study challenges the long-held belief that multiple sclerosis (MS) can flare up right after pregnancy in women with the relapsing-remitting form of the disease. In that type of MS, symptoms arise, then go into periods of remission. “These results are exciting,… Read More »