Clinical CareCommon Medications Can Masquerade As Dementia In Seniors
Older adults are highly susceptible to negative responses anticholinergic drugs ? a wide-ranging class of medications.
Clinical Care'Big Three' Diagnostic Errors Account for Nearly 75% of All Serious Harm
One-third of malpractice cases for death or permanent disability began with an errant or delayed diagnosis, making it the biggest...
Clinical CareHow to Manage Malpractice Risk in Your Emergency Department
There are a several areas where hospitals can manage ED malpractice risk, including medical condition diagnosis and opioid prescribing.
Clinical CareMore Evidence Links Body Fat With Prostate Cancer
Risk of advanced, fatal disease rises with abdominal visceral fat.
Clinical CareCombining Biopsy Methods Boosts Prostate Ca Detection
Clinically significant cancers detected in up to 33% more men.
StrategyWalmart Charts New Course By Steering Workers To High-Quality Imaging Centers
The retail giant is believed to be the first to prod workers to use imaging providers based on diagnostic accuracy...
Clinical Care'Decision Fatigue' Lowers Cancer Screening Rates
The decline in screenings is believed to be the result of the cumulative burden of screening discussions earlier in the...
FinanceNet Income Falls $30M for DaVita During Difficult Q1
The Denver-based dialysis company slid in several important financial metrics to start 2019.
Clinical CareHospital Teaching Status Not a Factor in IBD Treatment Costs
Care intensity greater at teaching hospitals, but sicker patients are the reason
Clinical CareHow a Maryland Hospital Reduced Sepsis Mortality by 65%
The adoption of an EMR-based screening tool and a sepsis treatment bundle drove down mortality rates markedly over four years.
InnovationPicture This: A Tech Tool That Helps Physicians Make More Accurate Diagnoses Through Imagery
HealthLeaders takes a closer look at VisualDx, an innovation designed to reduce diagnostic errors.
Clinical CareDiagnostic Errors, Managing Patient Data Top ECRI's Patient Safety List Again
A new report from the nonprofit patient safety organization pinpoints risks from EHRs, mobile health, behavioral health, clinician burnout, and...