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(HealthDay)—As part of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program and in compliance with a provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the government will make information about financial relationships ...
Health May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients with acute kidney injury who see a nephrologist within 90 days of being discharged from a hospital have a 24 per cent lower risk of dying than those who do not see a kidney specialist, a new study has found.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Academic medical centres invest considerable time, money and other resources in leadership training programs, yet there is no evidence such programs work, a new study has found.
Other Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Since 2008 there has been an increase in the proportion of children's hospitals adopting electronic health records (EHRs), with EHRs in almost 60 percent of children's hospitals in 2011, according ...
Health Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The chance of infection in some hospital wards varies dramatically according to whether the nurses leave the windows open.
Other Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Vitamin D supplements significantly reduced blood pressure in the first large controlled study of African-Americans, researchers report in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.
Cardiology Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Younger doctors are more likely than older generations to train and work in the same region as their home before entering medical school. New research published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine investigating the ge ...
Other Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The fatigue experienced by patients undergoing cancer treatments has long been recognized by health care providers, although its causes and ways to manage it are still largely unknown.
Cancer Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—For hospitalized patients with idiopathic scoliosis, ethnic and socioeconomic variables influence treatment and outcomes, according to a study published in the February issue of The Spine Jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The "July effect"—the notion that the influx of new residents and fellows at teaching hospitals in July of each year adversely affects patient care and outcomes—was examined in a very large data set of hospitalizations ...
Surgery Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Amid signs of a growing shortage of primary care physicians in the United States, a new study shows that the majority of newly minted doctors continues to gravitate toward training positions ...
Health Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A report released this week from the Association of American Medical Colleges shows that its member medical schools, teaching hospitals and healthcare systems had a combined economic impact of more than $587 ...
Other Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
While thoracic surgeons are traditionally known as the experts who perform heart surgeries, a UC Davis study has found that general thoracic surgeons, especially those at academic health centers, perform the vast majority ...
Surgery Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Brian P. Lucas, M.D., M.S., of the Cook County Health and Hospitals System and Rush Medical College, Chicago, and colleagues conducted a study to compare the effects of 2- vs. 4-week inpatient attending physician rotations ...
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
How-to books are full of advice on what makes a good mentor. But what makes a good mentee and what chemistry is needed to make the relationship work?
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0