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Pharmacy, Public Health Associations Call for Action Against Gun Violence – Pharmacy Times

Pharmacy and public health associations are encouraging actions to prevent gun-related injury and death, following the recent mass shootings in California, Texas, and Ohio. At least 34 people were killed in mass shootings over the last 2 weeks, and the death toll may continue growing. Debates about how to respond have dominated the news cycle… Read More »

Doctors significantly over-allocated times to perform joint replacements, study shows

Dive Brief: The physician-led Relative Value Scale Update Committee over-allocated the time required to perform knee replacement surgeries by 23% and hip replacement surgeries by 18%, according to a new Health Affairs study. Time over-allocations were even greater when previously implanted joints were being repaired or replaced. More than 80% of original replacements and more than… Read More »

Kaiser Permanente mental health workers threaten to strike – Los Angeles Times

Noting a surge in demand for mental health services in recent years, Nelson said via email that “we have taken action” by hiring more than 500 therapists since 2015 and implementing a a $ 700-million, seven-year project “to expand and enhance” Kaiser’s mental health facilities, among other steps. "Health|HealthCare" – Google News