Recent Articles

September 15, 2016 9:37 am
Virginia Anderson, Kaiser Health News
The teams rush to areas where the disease is reported and help with local efforts to identify other patients and healthcare workers who may have been in contact with an infected person.
September 14, 2016 7:44 am
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News
From 2011 to 2015, insurers’ payments to hospitals, laboratories, treatment centers and other medical providers for these patients grew from $32 million to $446 million.
September 13, 2016 7:26 am
University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Paper shows a music therapist may be highly beneficial in the surgical setting, and music therapy may be a means of enhancing the quality of patient care in collaboration with perioperative nurses.
September 13, 2016 8:46 am
Johns Hopkins University
The findings could pave the way for a new type of implantable defibrillators.
September 12, 2016 8:19 am
Tuft University, Health Sciences Campus
The costs may now exceed $2 billion for 80,000 cases per year, write the authors of a new study.
September 12, 2016 10:05 am
European Society of Cardiology
The team in South Africa developed a novel TAVI device which is non-occlusive and self-locating.
September 9, 2016 8:06 am
The JAMA Network Journals
"Improvement in the overall surgical patient experience can stem from multidisciplinary collaboration among systems redesign personnel, clinicians, and surgical staff to reduce systemic inefficiencies."
September 8, 2016 8:53 am
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
Researchers find that rural hospitals saw an improved chance of turning a profit if they were in a state that expanded Medicaid.
September 7, 2016 8:58 am
University of British Columbia Okanagan Campus
The polyvinyl "tissue" makes it possible for surgeons and medical residents to practice bypass surgery using the synthetic material as opposed to the current practice of using the arteries and veins of dead pigs or human cadavers.
September 7, 2016 10:32 am
Ana B. Ibarra, California Healthline
A recent study by researchers at the University of California found almost $1,000 per procedure is the cost of unused, discarded items.
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