News tagged with health care

Opioid OD cause for over 100,000 ED visits in '10

Researchers from Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals and the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that prescription opioids, including methadone, were involved in 67.8 percent of (or over 135,971 visits to) ...

Nov 10, 2014
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App to promote better hand sanitation could save lives

Hospitals and infections are a deadly combination. A small group on campus has created a computer-based application to reduce the spread of infection in clinical settings and potentially save lives. The technology ...

Nov 10, 2014
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AMA: new mapping tool IDs areas in need of physicians

(HealthDay)—A new interactive mapping tool can help physicians and their staff determine locations to establish or expand their practice, according to a report published by the American Medical Association ...

Nov 05, 2014
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