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  • Improved medical billing

    WBFF-TV - Johns Hopkins physicians are working to improve national medical billing standards. The proposed five-star rating system would help improve itemized billing, price transparency and service quality. Officials hope fixing the billing standards could create public accountability for U.S. hospitals.

  • Handshake bans to stop the coronavirus might be overkill in most places

    The Vege - The risk of a handshake … is related to hand hygiene practices, says Lisa Maragakis, senior director of infection prevention in the Johns Hopkins Health System. If people wash their hands regularly and sneeze into their elbows, handshakes won’t be as risky, Maragakis says.