Friday, August 23, 2019

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Why Clinicians Should Ask Patients Where They Live as...

That where one live plays an important role in one's health is common knowledge, but many providers don't actually have a handle on this information for their patients, according to a new study.

Poll: Should Primary Care Providers Accept Unvaccinated Patients?

Since 2001, the number of children not vaccinated for preventable diseases has quadrupled. This cultural shift has left pediatricians, as well as primary care and family medicine providers in a tough spot.

3 Cost-Effective Ways to Improve Emergency Departments’ Quality of...

Emergency departments are under more pressure than ever to provide specialized care, but doing so can seem daunting. Here, 3 cost-effective ways to boost your quality of care.

6 Ways Healthcare Workers Unknowingly Spread Deadly Bacteria

HAIs are on the rise, at least in part because healthcare workers often forget to follow optimal hygiene practices.

The First Study of OUD Recovery Paints a Clearer...

The opioid use disorder (OUD) epidemic in the United States is a top concern among healthcare professionals, but there's little research investigating...

Drug-Cost Increases in 2020 Will Outpace Inflation and Wage...

Healthcare systems may have trouble affording the cost of drugs next year, according to new research.

Hospital Starts Unique Effort to Help Employees Pay Off...

Would you switch employers so you could take advantage of a program like this one?

Music Treats Preoperative Anxiety as Effectively as Midazolam, Study...

Listening to music and an intravenous injection of midazolam equally reduced preoperative anxiety. But participants who took midazolam did experience other advantages.

Nation’s Top-Performing Rapid Response Teams Share These 4 Qualities

RRTs that foster relationships with bedside nurses tend to be more effective. Learn about a few other strategies that can improve RRT success rates.

4 Ways Healthcare Systems Will Evolve to Become More...

As millennials gain more and more power over the healthcare system, the way services have been provided will change. Consumer-centric models are inevitable.

NICUs Serving Primarily Black Families Have More Dangerous Nurse-to-Patient...

That mothers and babies of color experience much higher maternal and infant mortality rates than their white counterparts has been well-documented. New research indicates this disparity extends to the NICU, too.

For Healing Injuries, A New Wound Dressing Design Feels...

The latest innovation in wound dressings does more than maintain moisture and prevent infection, like traditional cotton and gauze treatments.

Chronic Disease Patients with ‘Empathetic’ PCPs Have Lower Risk...

Forming a connection with patients and demonstrating empathy is central tenet of healing, and a new study sheds light on why: It...

Residents Are More Satisfied With Their Pay Than Before...

Residents are some of the most overworked physicians in the game, but they feel their compensation doesn't always reflect the number of...

These 3 Conditions Cause Three-Fourths of the Most Harmful...

A misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis is behind one-third of the malpractice cases that end in permanent disability or death.

3 Most Common Medical Errors Related to EHRs —...

These three types of medical errors account for the majority of EHR-related patient harm events, according to a new study.

10 Basic Cybersecurity Policies for Small, Medium and Large...

Even among the most advanced healthcare organizations, implementing cybersecurity measures can be ineffective if not done consistently and with best practices in mind.

Relax — And Listen to the Melodic Medical Alarms...

Mix medical alarms with vomiting, coughing, telephones and blaring intercoms and you've got a sonic torture chamber, AKA a hospital. Learn about the sound engineers fixing this phenomenon for patients and clinicians alike.

The Healthcare Professional’s Guide to Amazon Prime Day

Prime Day is the perfect way for busy healthcare professionals to buy discounted work essentials in bulk without leaving their home.

4 Takeaways from the New Guidelines for Treating Transgender...

The first-ever guidelines for PCPs on treating transgender patients are an important step in eliminating health disparities for this community of 1.4 million people.
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