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QuickStats: Percentage of Residential Care Communities That Use Electronic Health Records, by Census Region — United States, 2016

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Perspectives: As Congress Debates Over Drug Prices, States Lead The Way With Innovative Experiments

Read recent commentaries about drug-cost issues. The Baltimore Sun: Md.’s Prescription Drug Affordability Board An Example For America Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle universally agree the system for pricing drugs in America is broken, and while there is some bipartisan momentum to address the problem, Washington has yet to pass any legislation… Read More »

Eager to Limit Exemptions to Vaccination, States Face Staunch Resistance

As measles spread across the nation earlier this year, 71 residents of Vancouver, Wash., fell ill, most of them unvaccinated children. So state Rep. Paul Harris, a Republican representing the district, sponsored a measure to limit exemptions from immunization. Activists protesting the bill converged on his legislative office; the resulting chaos led security officers to… Read More »