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CMS to delay star ratings update pending expert panel review

Dive Brief: CMS will hold off on updating the controversial hospital star ratings pending a review from an expert panel, an agency spokesperson confirmed to Healthcare Dive on Friday. CMS is convening a technical panel composed of industry experts to look at the methodology it uses to calculate the ratings and recommend improvements to the… Read More »

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’, expert says

‘Anti-vaxxers have an utter contempt for science’: Expert puts those who oppose life-saving jabs in the same bracket as flat-Earthers and climate-change deniers Dr Jonathan Kennedy, of Queen Mary University of London, slams anti-vaxxers Accused public of becoming ‘increasingly hostile and suspicious of experts’ Adds vaccines ‘have the capacity to eradicate measles from the UK’ By… Read More »