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Tracking Uninsured Rates Following ObamaCare

November 10, 2015 9:59 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | Blogs | Comments

The third open-enrollment period has begun, and according to WalletHut, nearly 12 percent of the United States adult population still does not have health insurance.


Sierra Leone Ebola Free, Guinea Still Struggles

November 9, 2015 12:27 pm | by Clarence Roy-MaCaulay, Associated Press | News | Comments

Guinea, where the epidemic began, now remains the only country struggling to rid itself of the disease. 


Difficulties in Person-Centered Care

November 9, 2015 12:22 pm | by Alejandra Cancino, Associated Press | News | Comments

Its wonky name makes people think it's just a gimmick to cut services, experts say.


LiveData OR-Schedule Board

November 9, 2015 10:57 am | by LiveData | Product Releases | Comments

LiveData OR-Schedule Board OR-Schedule Board is a  real-time view of the day’s surgical caseload.

Transplant Tourism Hazard to Health

November 9, 2015 10:49 am | by American Society of Nephrology | News | Comments

People who travel abroad to receive organs are at an increased risk. 


Equation-Based Waitlists Also Problematic

November 9, 2015 10:45 am | by American Society of Nephrology | News | Comments

Three commonly used kidney function equations yielded discordant results for transplant waitlist qualification in a recent analysis.


Transplant Prolongs Survival Compared to At-Home Treatment

November 9, 2015 10:40 am | by American Society of Nephrology | News | Comments

Two studies reinforced this data. 


'Franken-Platelet' Helps Heal Major Wounds

November 9, 2015 10:23 am | by University of British Columbia | News | Comments

Despite their importance, platelets are relatively simple - unlike most cells.


Nearly 500 Hospitals Violated Medicare Requirements

November 6, 2015 11:54 am | by The United States Department of Justice | News | Comments

They implanted ICDs even if patients did not meet all the requirements. 


Bariatric Surgery for Teens Helps Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

November 6, 2015 11:16 am | by Texas Children's Hospital | News | Comments

Nearly 250 adolescents had surgery and their results were monitored. 


360-Degrees of Training

November 6, 2015 10:43 am | by Rebecca Rudolph, editor | News | Comments

The surgical training videos are available on YouTube and on downloadable apps. 


Nurses: Monitoring System Helps Improve Care for Surgical Patients

November 6, 2015 9:55 am | by Wiley | News | Comments

"Continuous monitoring of our patients is revolutionizing the way we care for our patients," said a study author.


We've Come a Long Way in MRIs

November 6, 2015 9:42 am | by Sam Brusco, associate editor of Medical Design Technology | Blogs | Comments

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) was first observed by Columbia University professor Isidor Rabi in 1937.


Developing a Vaccine for MRSA

November 6, 2015 9:00 am | by Trinity College Dublin | News | Comments

Irish researchers want to find a vaccine for MRSA since the infection rate is higher than average.


Meniscus Injury: Real Surgery or Sham Surgery - Which is Better for Patients?

November 6, 2015 8:41 am | by Deutsches Aezteblatt International | News | Comments

Should the non-surgical approach be preferred over surgical treatment or are there still advantages offered by surgery?



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