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After several prominent safety problems with medical devices in hospitals emerged, the Food and Drug Administration inspected 17 hospitals across the country in late 2015 to assess their compliance with reporting regulations. Congressional Quarterly/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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California rules would require site-specific assessments to identify violence risks for health care workers and plans to mitigate them. Dana Neely/Getty Images hide caption

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Yemenis inspect the damage in a room at a hospital operated by the Paris-based aid agency Doctors Without Borders in Abs, in the northern province of Hajjah, on Tuesday. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nurse specialist Annelie Nilsson checks on patient Janet Prochazka during her stay at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, after Prochazka took a bad fall in March. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Hospital Units Tailored To Older Patients Can Help Prevent Decline

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A makeshift memorial continues to grow outside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on July 11, one month after the mass shooting at the club. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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The Costs Of The Pulse Nightclub Shooting

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Memorial Hermann Hospital System in Houston was one of very few nationally renowned hospitals to get a five-star ranking from Medicare. Ed Uthman/Flickr hide caption

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The physical therapy workouts a rehabilitation facility offers can be a crucial part of healing, doctors say. But a government study finds preventable harm — including bedsores and medication errors — occurring in some of those facilities, too. Andersen Ross/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Glenn Baker, 44, stands in his South Side apartment that is paid for by a program of the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. Miles Bryan/WBEZ hide caption

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A Hospital Offers Frequent ER Patients An Out — Free Housing

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Ten-year-old Matthew Husby gets some low-tech comfort from his father after surgery at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford in Palo Alto, Calif. Heidi de Marco/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Doctors Get Creative To Soothe Tech-Savvy Kids Before Surgery

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Doctors At Southern Hospitals Take The Most Payments From Drug, Device Companies

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Did revised federal standards make transplant centers more averse to risk and encourage them to drop sicker patients who might affect the hospitals' patient survival rates? ERproductions Ltd/Blend Images/Getty Images hide caption

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