- John Commins, August 14, 2017
The widely used biomarker contributes to the hundreds of millions of dollars spent annually on cardiac care, but adds no value in evaluating patients with suspected acute coronary syndrome, researchers say.
- Tinker Ready, August 10, 2017
No one knows for sure how long a patient should take an antibiotic, new research suggests.
- Tinker Ready, July 20, 2017
"Collaborative healthcare" describes the necessary shift away from "pseudo patient-centeredness," says an advocate for patients.
- ProPublica, August 17, 2017
A nationwide survey shows that postpartum nurses often fail to warn mothers about potentially life-threatening complications, mainly because they need more education themselves.
- Tinker Ready, July 27, 2017
Ranking hospitals means constant tweaks and occasional errors in the effort to get it right. The effort is still a work in progress, but transparency and access to better data would help move things along.
- Tinker Ready, September 14, 2017
Data is thin, but the search is on for the best ways to measure the quality of healthcare that is being delivered via telehealth to remote patients.