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Cleveland Clinic pharmacist Katie Greenlee talks with Morgan Clay about how he should take his prescriptions when he leaves the hospital. Sarah Jane Tribble/WCPN/Ideastream hide caption

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NYU Langone Medical Center is one of the teaching hospitals being penalized by Medicare for its rate of medical errors. Joshua Bright/AP hide caption

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Number of providers by state who wrote at least 3,000 prescriptions for Schedule 2 controlled substances in 2012 in Medicare Part D. ProPublica/NPR hide caption

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Prolific Prescribers Of Controlled Substances Face Medicare Scrutiny

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Dr. Oliver Korshin says he's just a few years from retirement and can't afford the flurry of technology upgrades the federal government expects him to make. Annie Feidt/Alaska Public Media hide caption

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Upfront Costs Of Going Digital Overwhelm Some Doctors

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An official at the University of Michigan Health System in Ann Arbor says its mix of patients helps explain the infection rates. Scott C. Soderberg/Courtesy of University of Michigan Health System hide caption

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Hospitals Struggle To Beat Back Serious Infections

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