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hospitals

Patient safety
Phasing out unnecessary blood testing
Published Oct 20, 2017
Eliminating widespread and unnecessary tests can improve patient health, save up to $2 million in costs each year / Hopkins Medicine
Global health
Helping hospitals go digital
Published June 22, 2017
OneMedical, founded by WSE alum and Nigeria native Adegoke Olubusi, among 15 finalists in Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge
Medical markup
Study: ER patients routinely overcharged
Published May 30, 2017
'Price gouging' especially prevalent among for-profit hospitals that treat minorities, uninsured patients / Hopkins Medicine
Patient privacy
Which hospitals are at highest risk for data breaches?
Published April 5, 2017
Study finds 216 U.S. facilities violated, with one hospital corporation compromising hospital records of more than 4 million people
Health care
Hidden costs and 'surprise' bills
Published Jan 17, 2017
Study: Medical costs for some specialists and in certain regions of U.S. are up to six times higher than what Medicare pays
Health care
Medical care markup
Published Sept 8, 2016
Study: Hospitals charge more than 20 times cost on some procedures to maximize revenue
Quadruple duty
Burning waste to heat water
Published Winter 2013
Could four-in-one contraption eliminate overflow of medical waste in hospitals of developing countries? / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Hopkins docs, CPR pioneers
Published Nov 8, 2013
CPR forever changed standard emergency room routine, but does its creep into the mainstream have a downside? / The Atlantic