From 2014 to 2017, reductions of hospital-acquired conditions (HACs) helped to prevent roughly 20,500 hospital deaths and saved the healthcare industry $7.7 billion in costs.
Researchers have found that study participants exposed to shared decision-making reported “higher trust, rated their physicians more highly and were less likely to fault their physicians for the adverse outcome compared with those exposed to no decision-making.”
The American Dental Association (ADA) has responded to recent media coverage of a study that had raised concerns about the safety of dental floss. Pointing out that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has placed no restrictions on the use of dental floss, ADA says it finds “no cause for concern based on current evidence.”
MLMIC asks any objectors or Eligible Policyholders currently involved in an unresolved dispute over cash consideration to read the recent Order from the Superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services and review your obligations, available options and the future status of the cash consideration held in escrow.