Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greater nurse staffing tied to better sepsis outcomes

Hospitals that provide more registered nurse hours of care could likely improve outcomes for Medicare beneficiaries with sepsis, according to a study published online May 27 in JAMA Health Forum.

Neuroscience

Racial and ethnic disparities in stroke outcomes

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S. Despite declines in stroke mortality in the overall population in recent decades, disparities in incidence remain persistent among Black and Hispanic Americans. Now a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Home Hospital increased in-patient capacity during the COVID-19 surge

A research team from Brigham and Women's Hospital has found that delivering acute care at home for non-COVID patients freed up substantial inpatient capacity during the COVID-19 surge last spring. From March 15, 2020, when ...

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