Nearly 3,000 patients in Colorado require testing for HIV, hepatitis B and C; Military officials sound the alarm on proposed changes to health system;

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> Swedish Medical Center in Colorado has notified 2,900 patients that they need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C after officials learned a former employee may have stolen narcotic pain medicines, The Denver Post reported. Article

> The Missouri Hospital Association issued a report on readmissions at the state's hospitals that includes what the rates would be with risk-adjustment for sociodemographic status. Announcement

> Changes to military healthcare could destroy a system that achieved a 98 percent survival rate for hospitalized troops in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, according to Military Times' coverage of a Congressional meeting. Article

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> Healthcare professionals are still dissatisfied with their electronic health records, according to a new infographic released by athenahealth, which has been collecting the information as part of its "let doctors be doctors" social movement, which it launched in October 2015. Article

> Flint, Michigan-based Hurley Medical Center is crediting its electronic health record system with helping in the detection of unsafe lead levels in area children after the city changed its water supply, according to an article in the Wisconsin State Journal. Article

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