News tagged with federal legislation
A new study shows that pediatric nurse staffing ratios are significantly associated with hospital readmission for children with common medical and surgical conditions.
Health May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Use and abuse of "bath salts," a new group of designer drugs, have been increasing in recent years, particularly among teenagers. Poison control centers received over 2,000 calls last year for patients with delusions, hallucinations ...
Health Apr 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Only 11 states and the District of Columbia have passed laws or issued regulations to implement the Affordable Care Act's major health insurance market reforms that go into effect in 2014, according to a new Commonwealth ...
Health Feb 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A majority of U.S. physicians have now adopted an electronic health record system as part of their routine practice, a new national survey reveals.
Health Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Use of tanning beds, especially in high school and college, is associated with an increased risk of skin cancer, according to a study published online Feb. 27 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Cancer Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With the prodding of new federal legislation, electronic health records (EHRs) are rapidly becoming part of the daily practice of hospital nurses the frontline providers of care. In the first large study of its kind, ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Roughly 1 in 4 lesbian or gay teens and 15 percent of bisexual teens are homeless, versus 3 percent of exclusively heterosexual teens, finds a Children's Hospital Boston study of more than 6,300 Massachusetts public high ...
Health Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0