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Perhaps most alarming for those dedicated to protecting the public health is the news that some C. auris infections cannot be effectively fought by any of the antifungal drugs currently available.
4.28.2017
9:05am
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Using mid-field wireless powering, investigators can transfer power from outside the body to electronics in the gastrointestinal tract.
by Brigham and Women's Hospital
4.28.2017
8:57am
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Compact handheld probe can be used for microscopic analysis of tissue without any special stains or preparation.
by The Optical Society
4.28.2017
8:34am
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Overall, researchers said that about 22,000 people were admitted to hospitals in the U.S. due to complications from malaria between 2000 and 2014.
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4.27.2017
11:11am
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Recently wavering on start dates for mandatory bundled payment requirements have empowered some hospital advocacy organizations in their opposition to cost-cutting measure.
4.27.2017
11:10am
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The fusion of 3D printing and special effects resulted in a full-scale reproduction of a 14-year-old child's head, modeled after a real patient with hydrocephalus.
by Johns Hopkins Medicine
4.27.2017
10:58am
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Supporters hope the time is right for single-payer health insurance in California, where Democrats like to push the boundaries of liberal public policy and are eager to stand up to the Republican president.
by Jonathan J. Cooper
4.27.2017
9:47am
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The CMS Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program, instituted in 2013, reduces payments by up to 3 percent for hospitals that have high 30-day readmission rates for heart attack, heart failure, or pneumonia.
by UT Southwestern Medical Center
4.27.2017
9:00am
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WIRED takes a look at the various ways emerging technologies are likely to reshape the healthcare world in the future.
by WIRED
4.27.2017
8:48am
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Despite hospitals' best efforts, there is little proof that policies to inhibit patient mobility actually prevent falls and may actually increase the risk of serious side effects, study finds.
by Hebrew Seniorlife Institute for Aging Research
4.26.2017
10:26am
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In early-stage animal testing, extremely premature lambs grew, apparently normally, inside the system for three to four weeks, the team reported Tuesday.
by Lauran Neergaard
4.26.2017
10:04am
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Gladstone scientists are the first to produce a type of stem cell-derived neuron that could potentially help restore movement.
by Gladstone Institutes
4.26.2017
9:52am
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Processes of care are actions that health care providers take to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes, such as placing of arterial lines or providing epidural anesthesia.
by Rice University
4.26.2017
9:39am
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High school student Corinne Bass was susceptible to infection following a procedure to treat aplastic anemia.
by ABC News
4.26.2017
9:08am
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Thirty-five percent of the nation’s job growth has come from health care since the recession hit in late 2007, the single-biggest sector for job creation.
by Chad Terhune
4.25.2017
9:40am
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Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered that surgery could more than double life expectancy for many patients with late-stage kidney cancer, giving them anywhere from two to almost 10 years more than they'd have without the surgery.
by Mayo Clinic
4.25.2017
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4.25.2017
9:28am
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The results suggest very high rates of serious illness and death among patients with OUD in general medical care settings — much higher than for those in addiction specialty clinics
by Wolters Kluwer Health
4.25.2017
9:24am
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AATS Guidelines presented in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offer clear recommendations for treating a complicated condition about which limited long-term data exist.
by American Association for Thoracic Surgery
4.25.2017
9:10am
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Opus Solutions steps in to help healthcare facilities solve their toughest problems.
4.24.2017
7:55am
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A vertical integration initiative in the Portuguese national healthcare system reduced unplanned readmissions at some hospitals and for some conditions, reports the new study.
by Wolters Kluwer Health
4.24.2017
7:53am
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Guidelines presented in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery offer evidence-based clinical recommendations, including hybrid procedures, tools, and education.
by American Association for Thoracic Surgery
4.24.2017
7:48am
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Journal of the American College of Surgeons study found no difference in complications or readmissions when comparing outpatient with hospital-stay groups.
by American College of Surgeons
4.24.2017
7:22am
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It becomes the first and only radiofrequency treatment cleared for relief from chronic osteoarthritis knee pain.
by Halyard Health
4.24.2017
7:00am
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A first-of-its-kind app puts helpful instructions in the hands of OR staff.
4.20.2017
3:57pm
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The agency is requiring makers of prescription versions of codeine and tramadol to change the products' labels to warn against giving them to children under age 12, and to limit use in older children.
by Linda A. Johnson, AP Medical Writer
4.20.2017
3:48pm
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Research published in the New England Journal of Medicine highlights troubling problem that may worsen as population ages.
by University of Chicago Medical Center
4.20.2017
3:36pm
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New research finds that long-term breast reduction outcomes can be improved by using techniques that minimally disrupt the lower breast suspensory ligaments.
by Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
4.20.2017
3:22pm
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The discovery is a major step forward in treating patients with tissue damage after a heart attack.
by University of Minnesota
4.20.2017
3:10pm
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The focused ultrasound ablation treatment offered by Theraclion's Echopulse could transform plans around addressing the benign tumors of the breast.
4.20.2017
8:33am
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Basic fitness and stress reduction helped patients bounceback faster after surgery.
by Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan
4.20.2017
8:15am
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Patients who underwent conscious sedation had a similar rate of adverse events to those who underwent anesthesia, but those who were given conscious sedation had shorter stays in the intensive care unit and shorter hospital stays.
by University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
4.20.2017
8:08am
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The Evolution Medial-Pivot Knee System is built on 17 years of clinical success and addresses key issues that can improve satisfaction for patients undergoing total knee replacement.
by MicroPort Orthopedics Inc.
4.20.2017
8:06am
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The researchers developed a one-step method for wrapping hemoglobin in polydopamine, or PDA, which has been widely studied for biomedical applications.
by American Chemical Society
4.20.2017
7:23am
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The proposal would cap damages for pain and suffering and other "non-economic" factors at $250,000.
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4.19.2017
8:58am
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The findings of the five-year project are the first to demonstrate large-scale, population-wide impact of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist.
by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
4.19.2017
8:46am
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Exciting survey results indicate heart team approach working well.
by Elsevier
4.19.2017
8:38am
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Vizient’s partnership with Surgery Exchange offers change management and supply chain expertise combined with a software platform that enables the healthcare provider to manage and control the entire implant process.
by Vizient
4.19.2017
8:18am
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The customized nature of Century Refrigeration’s solutions ensures that they are capable of the low temperatures and safe and reliable operation required by blood product storage applications.
by RAE Corporation
4.19.2017
7:45am
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The federal regulatory agency believes medical devices are prime targets for cyber criminals and they’re developing a response plan.
4.18.2017
9:59am
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