First UK Ebola patient back in hospital; NJ cites hospital for failure to protect employees from Lassa Fever;

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>  The clinical outcomes of patients are similar when managed by nurses who have the same prescription authority as doctors, according to a new study published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Study abstract

> The first patient in the United Kingdom diagnosed with Ebola has returned to the hospital in serious condition due to a complication from the virus, according to CNN. Article

> The New Jersey Department of Labor's Office of Public Employees' Occupational Safety and Health cited University Hospital for failing to protect workers while treating a case of Lassa Fever earlier in the year, according to NJ.com. Article

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> Connecticut's slashing of Medicaid dollars to hospitals in an attempt to balance its budget has claimed at least one hospital deal as collateral damage, according to the Hartford Courant. Article

> A mammogram is supposed to be a low-cost preventive healthcare service, but a new survey by Castlight Health concludes that prices for the x-ray image vary wildly within cities and geographic regions. Article

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