News : 2017 : September

Firearm injuries cost U.S. taxpayers slightly more than half a billion dollars each year.

Miller School Trauma Surgeons Are First to Report Hidden Public Costs of Firearm Injuries

A group of trauma surgeons at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, working with a newly released federal database detailing hospital readmissions, has uncovered an unexpectedly high taxpayer-borne financial burden stemming from firearm injuries. The researchers calculated that the cost to U.S. taxpayers is slightly more than half a billion dollars a year. The findings were published online by Annals of Surgery.

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Medical campus update: Hurricane Irma

The latest on Hurricane Irma and how it is affecting the medical campus.

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