January 12, 2017 8:22 am
New research suggests that the ratio of serum stearic acid to palmitic acid could be a reliable marker in predicting diabetes remission outcomes after bariatric surgery and assessing the metabolic status.
January 12, 2017 7:31 am
A new study has found that using electronic health records (EHR) can improve the care patients receive after they leave the hospital and eliminate potential confusion among care providers and pharmacists.
January 12, 2017 9:46 am
The health care law expanded Medicaid to tens of thousands of previously uninsured patients, providing new revenue streams for rural hospitals, which often serve a poorer, sicker patient population.
January 11, 2017 9:40 am
Through an ongoing campaign dubbed “More Than a Meal,” the organization Meals on Wheels hopes to demonstrate that it can play a critical role in the health care system.
January 11, 2017 9:58 am
New retrospective study in CHEST found procalcitonin testing at admission reduced the length of stay and total cost of care.
January 10, 2017 10:37 am
Precautions, while costly to implement, ultimately cut healthcare spending by millions.
January 10, 2017 10:32 am
Today, nonsurgical treatment options include functional rehabilitation providing a lower risk for infection and re-rupture than immobilization with a hard cast.
January 10, 2017 10:22 am
In 1989, Spain created a model of coordination in deceased donation that made the country evolve from 15 donors per million population to more than 30 per million population in less than a decade.
January 9, 2017 7:26 am
Overuse and underuse are extensive problems but happen side-by-side in different countries, within countries, among populations, within institutions, and even for a single person.
January 9, 2017 9:49 am
The new research highlights the need for physicians to use longitudinal data from national databases and patient records to predict outcomes and provide individualized care to the patients.