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FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
Accidental IV Dislodgement Reported to Be Very Common
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Sociodemographic Factors Predict Recovery After Traumatic Injury
Adverse Birth Outcomes Up for Women With H1N1 Flu in ICU
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Nine Cases of Wound Botulism ID'd in Injection Drug Users
Muscle Atrophy Occurs Rapidly in Critically Ill, Ventilated Children
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Single-Family Rooms May Benefit Very Preterm Infants
Clinical Tool Rapidly Assesses Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
30-Day Postdischarge Mortality Up With HRRP Implementation
ASH Develops Practice Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis Up 2007 to 2017
Most Nurses Unsatisfied With Hospitals' End-of-Life Care
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Restrictive, Obstructive Lung Disease Linked to Dementia Risk
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Stethoscopes in ICU Show High Levels of Bacterial Contamination
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Inhaling Hypertonic Saline May Aid Infants With Cystic Fibrosis
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
Considerable Morbidity, Mortality Due to Animal Encounters
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
Case Numbers of U.S. Children With Polio-Like Illness Hit Record High
Veterans Health Administration Hospitals Outperform Non-VHAs
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Death From Brain-Eating Amoeba
EMS Times Longer for Patients From Poorest Neighborhoods
Smaller Heads Related to Opioid-Related Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Survival Similar With Donor Hearts From Hepatitis C+ Donors
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
Workload of NICU Nurses Linked to Missed Nursing Care
Exercise Reverses Functional Decline in Hospitalized Elderly
CDC: Acute Flaccid Myelitis Cases Appear to Have Peaked for 2018
Case Description Can Reliably Define Acute Flaccid Myelitis
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
CDC Announces Acute Flaccid Myelitis Task Force
Better Work Environment Tied to Better Patient Safety
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
Red Cross Issues Urgent Call for Blood Ahead of the Holidays
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
CDC Probe Continues as Cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis Rise
No Efficacy Signal for Fluoxetine in EV-D68 Acute Flaccid Myelitis
CDC: Gun Deaths on the Rise in the United States
In-Hospital Infection May Up Readmission After Stroke
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
CDC: Cases of Polio-Like Illness Still Increasing in the U.S.
Blood Donations Exceeded Demand After Las Vegas Shooting
Pressure Ulcer Rates Only Decreasing for Less Severe Sores
Surgery Restores Boy's Ability to Walk Post-Acute Flaccid Myelitis
AHA: Public Automated External Defibrillators Are Cost-Effective
Notes Reflecting Financial Considerations ID'd in ICU
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
2011 to 2015 Saw Decline in Health Care-Associated Infections
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
In Complicated UTI, Cefiderocol Noninferior to Imipenem-Cilastin
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
Neither Haloperidol, Ziprasidone Shortens Delirium in ICU
Oxygen Saturation Should Not Top 96 Percent in Acutely Ill
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Myo-Inositol Does Not Reduce Retinopathy of Prematurity
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Intensive SBP Tx Cuts Kidney Damage Biomarkers in Incident CKD
Bioinformatics Tool Can ID Source of Bloodstream Pathogens
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Clostridium difficile Spores Survive Laundering of Sheets
Recommendations Developed to Verify NGT Placement in Children
CDC Warns of Polio-Like Virus Striking More U.S. Children
2006 to 2015 Saw Decrease in Medicare Beneficiary ICU Use
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Hospitalization Tied to Brain Abnormalities in Older Adults
FDA Approves New DNA-Based Test to Verify Blood Compatibility
Nine Cases of Polio-Like Illness Suspected in Children in Illinois
Low Recurrence With Shortened IV Abx Course in GBS Bacteremia
Poor Outcomes for Hispanic Infants With Congenital Heart Dz
Renal-Replacement Timing Has No Effect in Kidney Injury, Sepsis
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Albuminuria Linked to Incident Lung Function Decline
Polio-Like Condition in Children on Rise Again in the United States
Mechanical Ventilation May Alter Diaphragm Muscle Fibers
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
One-Third of Older Adults Die After Emergency Intubation
Models Predict Intracerebral Hemorrhage Growth
No Increase in In-Hospital, Post-Discharge Death With HRRP
Number of COPD Events Over One Year Predicts Rate of Future Events
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
Preventable Cardiovascular Events Are Big Economic Burden
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
Blacks Less Likely to Receive Guideline-Based NSTEMI Therapy
Risk of Venous Thromboembolism Recurrence High
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Hospital Privacy Curtains Become Increasingly Contaminated
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
80,000 Americans Died From Influenza Over Last Year
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Time to Defib Not Linked to Survival in Pediatric IHCA
Having Hospital Palliative Care Doesn't Impact Tx Intensity
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
Critics Demand Stop to 'Guinea Pig' Sepsis Clinical Trial
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Heart Failure Patients Enrolled in Hospice Use Less Health Care
Actigraphy May Overestimate Sleep in ICU Setting
Pediatric End-Stage Liver Disease Score Underestimates Mortality
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Opioid Deaths 1999 to 2015 May Be Dramatically Underestimated
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Factors Predictive of Escalated Care in Infant Bronchiolitis ID'd
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Small Reduction in Lung Function With Tx De-Escalation in COPD
Recommendations Issued for Enhancing ICU Diagnostic Safety
Firearm Deaths Up Globally From 1990 to 2016
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
AHA: Resistant Hypertension Diagnosis, Tx Guidelines Updated
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
NICU Antibiotic Use Rates Declined From 2013 to 2016
Physician Assistants Match Medical Residents in ICU Skills
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Greater CAD Incidence, Heart Mass in Firefighter Cardiac Arrests
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Widespread Statin Use Not Recommended in Old, Very Old
~3,000 Excess Deaths Estimated Due to Hurricane Maria
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
Patient Distressed by Overturn of California End of Life Option Act
Relapse-Free Cure From MDR-TB Higher Than Anticipated
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
Medicare, Med Advantage Health Care Use Differs Regionally
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Laryngeal Tube Insertion Beats Endotracheal Intubation in OHCA
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
Decline in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Continues
Doctors' Intuition Linked to Number of Imaging Tests Ordered
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
Lower Long-Term Survival for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in Blacks
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
Preventable Adverse Drug Events Usually of Minor Severity in Kids
Large Number of Presumed Sudden Cardiac Deaths Are Not
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Novel hs-cTnT Protocol Better Rules Out Myocardial Infarction
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
QI Program Can Up Outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
DNR Orders Linked to Increased Mortality in Older Adults
Completing Sepsis Bundle Within an Hour Cuts Pediatric Mortality
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
Bundling Doesn't Cut Medicare Payments for Medical Conditions
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
Military-Civilian Trauma System Partnership Developed
ACS Briefing Discusses Use of Lessons From Combat Care
Teen Sudden Cardiac Death Causes Often Not ID'd on Screens
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Factors Examined for End-of-Life Spending Levels in Cancer Care
Routine X-Ray Not Needed After US-Guided Central Line Insertion
Death Records Estimate 1,139 Deaths Due to Hurricane Maria
Plasma Copeptin More Accurate for Diabetes Insipidus Diagnosis
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
How Doctors Receive Feedback Is Key for Antimicrobial Programs
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Telemedicine Cuts Inter-Hospital ICU Transfers of Critically Ill
Odds of Death Up With Medium-, Large-Caliber Firearms
Rapid Improvement of Dilated Cardiomyopathy With Anakinra
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Teen Boy Suffers Serious Burns After 'Hot Water Challenge'
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
CDC: Homicides by Firearm on the Rise in the United States
Readmission Rate 19.2 Percent After Acute Exacerbation of COPD
Risk of Heart Failure Up in ALVSD Patients With Diabetes
2002 to 2014 Saw Hike in AMI Rate in Pregnancy, Puerperium
Use of 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines Would Increase HTN Prevalence
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Reducing Computers in Rounds May Cut Communication Barriers
Prehospital Plasma Cuts Mortality Risk in Hemorrhagic Shock
Daily BCX7353 Cuts Rate of Hereditary Angioedema Attacks
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
Steroid Abuse Put 60-Year-Old Bodybuilder in the Hospital
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
FDA Warns Against Risks of Contaminated Synthetic Cannabis
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
Factors Identified That Affect Resuscitation Teams' Success
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Cutting Insurance Eligibility Ups Peds Hospitalization Cost Burden
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
Asthma, Uncontrolled Asthma Associated With Risk of A-Fib
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for ABI for PAD Screen in Asymptomatic
USPSTF: Evidence Lacking for Nontraditional CVD Risk Factors
FDA Requires Safety Label Changes for Fluoroquinolones
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Recent Years Have Seen U.S. Military Reinventing Trauma Care
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
Red Cross Issues Nationwide Call for Blood Donations
Doctors Usually Empathetic in Pediatric ICU Care Conferences
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
Follow-up Lacking for Women With Severe Maternal Morbidity
Nitric Oxide Cuts Kidney Injury After Long Cardiac Surgery
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
Initial Outcomes No Worse for Surgical ICU Patients With CA
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Penicillin Allergy Linked to MRSA, C. Difficile Risk
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
Azithromycin Cuts Pulmonary Exacerbation in CF With Early Pa
Decline in Medicare Patients Who Die in Acute Care Hospitals
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
For Pediatric Patients, Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator Safe
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
Increased Risk of MI, Ischemic Stroke After COPD Exacerbation
Algorithm Predicts Very Low Blood Pressure During Surgery
Pharmacologic Tx Should Be Used Sparingly for Reflux in Preemies
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
ICU Telemedicine Reduces Interhospital Transfers in VHA
Walk Test IDs Risk of Cognitive Dysfunction Post Cardiac Surgery
AMA President Calls Physicians to Lead in Addressing Gun Violence
CDC: Preterm Births Increased in United States During 2014-2016
Older Age, ICU, Poor Renal Fcn Up Risk of Opioid OD in Hospital
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
Active Failures Seen in Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment
Medicaid Expansion Ups Access to Rehab in Young Adults With Injury
Case Volume Affects Mortality for Immunosuppressed With Sepsis
Respiratory Pathogens May Up Treatment Failure Risk in Asthma
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
Similar Primary Outcome for Lower O2 Sat in Extreme Preterm
Post-Hurricane Deaths in Puerto Rico Underestimated
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
Severe Hyponatremia Described After Drinking Horsetail Juice
Most Premature Infants Receive Early Antibiotics
ICU Mortality Similar for Patients With Hematologic CA ± Chemo
Mortality Still High After Surgery for Congenital Heart Defects
60-Day Mortality Not Significantly Lower With ECMO in ARDS
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Delay of Lactate Draws in Sepsis Ups Risk of In-Hospital Death
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
ICU Intervention Doesn't Impact Surrogate Psychological Burden
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Rivaroxaban Linked to Low VTE Recurrence in Active Cancer
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
Hemorrhage Control Training Is Beneficial for Laypersons
Marijuana Use Not Linked to Risk of Arrhythmias After Acute MI
At Low Temps, Air Pollution May Up Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
Evidence Lacking for Impact of PDMPs on Drug Overdoses
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
High Incidence of Sudden and/or Arrhythmic Death in CHD
In Heart Failure, Initial ICU Care by Cardiologist Differs by Race
Palliative Care Consult Can Cut Hospital Costs in Seriously Ill
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
Improved Outcomes With Public Reporting of CABG Data
Flu Vaccines Have High Impact, Even With Relatively Low Efficacy
ALS by Physician May Improve Traumatic Arrest Outcomes
Previous Stroke Tied to Higher Risks in Aortic Valve Replacement
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Lonafarnib May Lower Mortality in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Institutional Post-Acute Care
Similar Outcomes for Transplant With Overdose-Death Donors
Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
Civilian Prehospital Tourniquets Linked to Reduction in Mortality
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
Income-Based Disparities Seen in Pediatric Hospitalizations
Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Online Doc Reviews Don't Reflect Patient Satisfaction Surveys
Medicare Program Narrows Racial Disparities in Readmissions
Caffeine Citrate Helps Reduce Acute Kidney Injury in Preemies
Grief Symptoms Similar in Donor vs Non-Donor Decision Families
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Condition Readmission Measures Don't Reflect Overall Quality
Ethical Duties ID'd for Short-Term Global Health Experiences
Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
Higher Myocardial Infarction Care Payments Improve Mortality
Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout
Adjuvant Long-Acting Muscarinic Antagonist Improves Asthma
Personal Health Info Found in Recycling at Five Hospitals
Decision Characteristics Impact Decision Making in NICU
Prior Authorization Negatively Impacts Clinical Outcomes
Costs Up for Neonates With Vocal Fold Motion Impairment
Burn Deaths Down From 1989 to 2017 in the United States
Gut Bacteria May Be Tied to Brain Dysfunction From Sepsis
U.S. Spends Twice As Much for Similar Health Care Utilization
Three-Pronged Approach Can Improve Physician Engagement
Severity of Nonfatal Firearm Injuries Increased, 1993 to 2014
Backrest Elevation Has No Effect on Sacral Tissue Integrity
Many PICCs Placed Have Dwell Time of No More Than Five Days
Pediatric Opioid-Related Hospital, ICU Admissions on the Rise
Dexmedetomidine Found to Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill
Shared Decision-Making Beneficial for Destination Therapy LVAD
Bystander Defibrillation Improves Outcome for Public Cardiac Arrest
CPAP Non-Adherence Tied to CV, All-Cause Hospital Readmissions
Balanced Crystalloids Cut Kidney Events in Critically Ill
Early Studies Often Show Exaggerated Treatment Effect
RBC, Plasma Transfusions Drop From 2011 to 2014
Women With Non-Obstructive CAD May Suffer From Myocardial Scars
COPD Hospitalizations, Deaths, Prevalence Higher in Rural Areas
Recommendations for Optimizing Hidden Curriculum in Medicine
Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Physician Burnout
FDA Warns of Possible Heart Risks Linked to Clarithromycin
Peds Cardiac Surgery Outcomes Vary by Neighborhood Income
Haloperidol for Delirium in Critically Ill No Help for Survival
CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
No Evidence Use of SEP-1 Bundle Ups Survival in Sepsis
Odds of ARDS Up After Cardiac Surgery During Flu Season
Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System
Influenza A(H3N2) Viruses Predominate 2017-2018 Season
Patient Involvement May Promote Hand Washing in the Hospital
Safety of PERC Tool Validated for Very Low Risk PE Rule Out in ER
Four Best Practices Outlined to Prevent Health Care Cyberattacks
Risk Tool Predicts Pressure Injuries in Hospitalized Children
Losartan May Improve Endothelial Function in Marfan Syndrome
EHRs Not Sufficient to Ensure Success in Value-Based Care
Opioid Use Linked to Risk of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease
Injury Scene Characteristics Linked to Injury Mortality
Rooming-In May Up Outcomes in Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
Inhaled Nitric Oxide Doesn't Cut Mortality for Neonates
Poll: Personal Beliefs Shouldn't Allow Doctors to Refuse to Treat
FDA Says U.S. Will Now Produce Critical MRI Component
NICU Family Integrated Care Ups Infant, Parent Outcomes
Marked Variation Seen in Care Quality for TIA, Minor Stroke
Heart Failure Guideline Adherence May Be Best Quality Measure
Humanities Exposure Positively Impacts Medical Students
Distance From Advanced Cardiac Care Affects Odds of Survival
Depression Ups Mortality Risk Post Aortic Valve Replacement
Factors Identified That Impact Physicians IT Adoption
Medicaid Expansion Cuts Out-of-Pocket Spending
Ablation Better Than Medical Tx for A-Fib With Heart Failure
Regulators Trying to Reduce Physician Burden Linked to EHR
Most ICU Patient Alarms Not Clinically Accurate or Relevant
Health Care Spending Up, Mainly Due to Rising Prices
Pharmacist Education May Cut Junior Doctor Prescription Errors
Heart Disease, Stroke Risk Up Even Smoking 1 Cigarette/Day
ASA: Benefits for Endovascular Tx Six to 16 Hours After Stroke
ASA: Spontaneous Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Rising in Pregnancy
Influenza, Some Viral URIs Increase Risk of Acute MI
In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Survival Differs With Time of Day
Diabetes Tied to Higher Rates of Serious Infection
Out-of-Pocket Expenditures Down With ACA Implementation
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