February 12, 2018 10:12 am
The healthcare trends of 2017 point to a clear need to focus on reducing costs and improving patient outcomes in the year ahead.
February 12, 2018 9:36 am
C. auris is transmitted easily between patients through contact with contaminated surfaces or person to person, and it is often misidentified because it is difficult to recognize unless specialized technology is used.
February 12, 2018 8:03 am
The algorithm integrates all of the specialties together, including PM&R, radiology, and medical oncology, to provide a much more personalized treatment approach for patients with metastatic cancer to the spine.
February 9, 2018 9:03 am
Decontamination areas in hospitals are often excessively warm because of the needed equipment and gear, but there are ways to improve staff comfort without compromising the critical work being done.
February 9, 2018 8:57 am
People who've experienced knee injuries are three to six times more likely to develop arthritis in that joint, and to get it a decade or so earlier, than people who've never been injured.
February 9, 2018 8:42 am
Reliable survival estimates in these cases can help prevent overtreatment and undertreatment.
February 9, 2018 8:11 am
Data from pilot study demonstrates reduced cost, decreased utilization, and improved physical activity for acutely ill patients cared for in their homes.
February 8, 2018 9:22 am
Protocol successfully decreased length of stay, narcotic use, and total direct pharmacy costs according to Journal of the American College of Surgeons study findings.
February 7, 2018 7:29 am
The new study looked specifically at the role of a short-term, surgeon-recommended preoperative diet in improving patient outcomes, such as weight loss, following surgery.
February 7, 2018 9:14 am
New research indicates that a common anatomic anomaly — a hole between the upper chambers of the heart that fails to close after birth — doubles the risk of stroke within 30 days of non-cardiac surgery.