Covid-19A Spike in People Dying at Home Suggests Coronavirus Deaths in Houston May Be Higher Than Reported
In Houston more residents are dying before they can make it to a hospital. Medical examiner data shows that an...
Clinical CareNew Research Targets Diseases for Diagnostic Improvement Initiatives
Diseases that are high priority for diagnostic improvement include relatively rare conditions that have high misdiagnosis rates such as spinal...
Covid-19Eerie Emptiness of ERs Worries Doctors as Heart Attack and Stroke Patients Delay Care
Across the country, ER volumes are down about 40% to 50%, as people avoid the hospital for fear of the...
Clinical CareMysterious Heart Damage, Not Just Lung Troubles, Befalling COVID-19 Patients
An initial study found cardiac damage in as many as 1 in 5 patients, leading to heart failure and death...
Clinical CareHeart Association Puts Halt To Bayer's Giant Displays Of Baby Aspirin
The American Heart Association says that although aspirin can help people with previous heart attacks or strokes, its risks generally...
FinanceValue-based Metrics Penalize Top-Performing Hospitals
Hospitals recognized for high-quality cardiac care are more likely to be penalized under value-based programs than other hospitals.
Clinical CareStudy: Executive Health Programs Are a Crock
Want to guess how many of the included tests are recommended?
Clinical CareThe Family Wanted a Do Not Resuscitate Order. The Doctors Didn't.
Andy Jurtschenko told his children that he didn't want to be a burden on them. But after he suffered brain...
Clinical CareWarfarin Is Bad to the Bone, Fracture Data Affirms
In U.S. claims analysis, fracture risk lower with DOACs
Clinical CareThese Are IBM Watson Health's Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals
The winners had significantly higher inpatient survival rates, fewer complications, and lower costs than their peers.
Clinical CarePost-ISCHEMIA: Focus Turns to Testing for Stable Angina
Stress test no longer enough to send most stable cases to cath lab?
Clinical CareDespite Reforms, Problems Remain When Selecting Heart Transplant Candidates
Study finds large discrepancies in the severity of illness among patients when they receive heart transplants.