“The digital revolution is also creating a data goldmine that can spark medical breakthroughs and improve individualized treatment plans," an expert said.
The court sided with the patient when he sued his anesthesiologist and her practice for $500,000.
Industry leaders remind staff they're not infallible, and the healthcare system needs to support them to prevent error.
This is a quality of life issue, said a researcher, adding failure to get a device meant an increased risk of death.
Two weeks have passed since National Time Out Day, but remembering those meetings is important for both patients and staff.
Veto threats were ignored as the House struck down a federal panel that was suppose to find ways to curb Medicare spending.
The lack of knowledge on prescription drug abuse could contribute to ongoing epidemic.
A study found reinforced shunts offer improved outcomes for heart defect patients.
The Effica™ E1 has a contemporary design and quiet operation.
Researchers said the data showed promise, even though no significant difference was observed.
Catheters have been used throughout history and were made with all sorts of uncomfortable materials.
The earliest mention of sutures as we know them came in 3,000 B.C., in ancient Egypt, and the oldest known suture dates back to a mummy from 1,100 B.C.
Instead of removing nonsolid masses, patients can be monitored with CT screening.
More than $117 million could be saved by strategically testing biopsy samples alone, researchers said.
While the study only looked at short-term results, it could be another reason overweight people seek surgery, a researcher said.