With one CDC official saying "we have truly entered a post-antibiotic era," the agency is urging hospitals to develop effective antibiotic stewardship programs to save lives and money. >>>
The democratization of medicine is as close as the phone in your pocket, says Eric Topol, MD. Healthcare leaders had better be ready for empowered consumers, cost-cutting mobile apps, and genetic sequencing, which promises to be a differentiator. >>>
A small survey of seniors at a NC emergency department finds that 16% were malnourished and 60% were either malnourished or at risk. Before sounding the alarm bells, however, it's important to put this limited study into perspective. >>>
Personality testing is a common tool used to predict a job candidate's potential within a given role—but there are some traits no test can adequately uncover. >>>
The chief marketing officer of this pediatric powerhouse says that social media and mobile access are essential to its strategy and "innovation promises to be an ever-important part of our brand." >>>
The data affected was non-medical patient identification data related to Community Health Systems' physician practice operations and does not include patient credit card, medical, or clinical information, CHS says. >>>
Rising numbers of women in higher education and a growing desire among healthcare workers for work/life balance are fueling physician assistant job growth. But the head of a PA industry group says the lack of diversity among PAs is "disturbing." >>>
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