The dependent care provision of the Affordable Care Act allows young adults to stay on their parents’ health coverage until age 26, but racial disparities in coverage persist for young African-Americans and Hispanics who require trauma care.
We asked our readers what types of investments were being made and how these expenditures will impact their surgical capabilities.
Cardiac surgery patients often receive multiple RBC units and may be especially vulnerable to end-organ injury because of compromised cardiac output or the pro-inflammatory state following cardiopulmonary bypass.
Transitioning to the operating room, the individual with the most influence on the temperature controls is the one who has the least amount of input.
In a new study scheduled for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics, researchers found that the incidence of pediatric melanoma in the United States actually has decreased from 2004-2010.
The tools currently used to assess that risk are limited in predicting which patients will need a liver transplant and which will be healthy enough to survive transplantation.
A comprehensive DNA sequencing of pancreatic cancer cases revealed not only a plethora of damaged genes, but potential diagnostic biomarkers that could help identify those with longer or shorter survival, and provide opportunity for new therapeutic interventions.
While one could argue the semantics of a definition and its true versus intended impact, the reality is that this statement and its relation to hybrid OR design and integration gives stronger credence to the use of diagnostic imaging equipment in the operating room.
A skin barrier, which attaches a collection pouch to the abdomen, is designed to protect the skin around the stoma.
Obama tells ABC News he doesn't give it a 10 is because things can always be improved.
The State Innovation Models initiative supports states in planning or implementing a customized, fully developed proposal capable of creating statewide health transformation to improve health care, focusing on Medicare, Medicaid, and Children’s Health Insurance Program beneficiaries.
The numbers are projected to continue going up, with 12 million people enrolling in private health insurance in 2016, and 22 million people in 2017.
Details of how the bipartisan bill rewriting Medicare reimbursement of doctors, awaiting congressional approval this month, would squeeze savings from the health care program for the elderly.
Published in eLife, the study shows how HCMV could be fought in high-risk patients and purged from organs before transplantation.
Republicans say bipartisan legislation reworking how Medicare pays doctors is a milestone toward curbing the huge, growing benefit program.