Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

First ever state sepsis regulation in US tied to lower death rates

Death rates from sepsis fell faster in New York than expected—and faster than in peer states—following the introduction of the nation's first state-mandated sepsis regulation, according to an analysis led by University ...

Oncology & Cancer

ASTRO releases updated radiation oncology safety guide

In conjunction with Patient Safety Awareness Week, the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) published an update today to its framework for safe and effective radiation therapy treatment.

Surgery

Surgical metrics do not provide a clear path to improvement

While surgical outcomes have improved nationally over time, surgical outcome reporting does not necessarily lead to better outcomes, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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