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1,250 students in Seattle ‘exposed to HIV and hepatitis from improperly sterilized dental tools’

More than 1,200 Seattle children are possibly exposed to HIV and hepatitis at school-based dental clinics that used improperly sterilized tools About 1,250 students may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C Neighborhcare Health operates the dental clinics at 12 schools in Seattle and Vashon Island in Washington A letter to parents stated… Read More »

Integrating in Health Care: 6 Tools for Working Across Boundaries

By REBECCA FOGG  Today’s health care providers face the formidable challenge of delivering better, more affordable and more convenient care in the face of spiraling care costs and an epidemic of chronic disease. But the most innovative among them are making encouraging progress by “integrating”—which in this context means working across traditional boundaries between patients… Read More »