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Hospital-acquired sepsis cases drop, but treatment costs rise, report finds

Dive Brief: Healthcare consulting company Premier reported a 15% drop in hospital-associated sepsis cases among member hospitals over the past three years. But the news is not all good. Patients who develop sepsis in the hospital are 10% more likely to experience the worst kind, septic shock, raising the average per-case cost of treating the… Read More »

Flu hits Britain: Official figures reveal cases of influenza have DOUBLED in the space of a week

Cases of flu in Britain DOUBLE within a week with TWO MILLION now showing symptoms as outbreak starts to take hold and pile pressure on the NHS Nearly two million people reported suffering flu-like symptoms last week The flu rate recorded by GPs rose from 34 per 100,000 people to 60 in a week Experts warn… Read More »