Organ procurement organizations take a streamlined approach to the transplant process, removing much of the inefficiency and cost out of the complex sequence of organ donation. >>>
Despite progress in reducing rates of intestinal, chest, and urinary tract infections transmitted to hospitalized patients, nearly three quarters of a million patients each year end up with healthcare-associated infections, says the CDC. >>>
Having reached the probable limits of their healing powers, several clinicians and administrators at Gundersen Health System made sure a patient got what he really needed—no matter what. >>>
Contending that hospitals taking advantage of mandated lower drug prices should be held accountable for the levels of charity care they provide, a group funded by the pharmaceutical industry is getting pushback from two major hospital associations. >>>
Nurses at a Florida hospital are wearing electronic tags to track their daily steps. The data has been revealing and led to changes in workflow. The CNO says nurses like it and "know that it can help them." >>>
From genetic testing to advanced chemotherapy procedures, hospitals and health systems are changing the focus of oncology from merely ensuring survival to, in many cases, providing comprehensive long-term care and even cures. >>>
Advances in cancer diagnosis and treatment and longer-term survival rates point to a growing need for interdisciplinary provider teams to meet the needs of patients as the supply of oncologists is predicted to decline. >>>
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