Clinical CareNumber of U.S. Measles Cases Highest in More Than 25 years
Healthcare providers are urged to vaccinate patients and report all suspected cases of the highly contagious illness to public health...
Clinical CareHeart Valve Infection Risk on the Rise in Hospitals
Rutgers study calls for improved prevention strategies for potentially lethal infections.
Clinical CareAs Off-Label Use Spreads, Supplies Of Niche Drugs And Patients' Patience Grow Short
Nationwide, drug shortages of all kinds ? from antibiotics to heart drugs to saline solution ? are increasing and having...
Antibiotic Resistance Genes Trouble Hospital Water
Study emphasizes importance of antibiotic stewardship programs, expert says.
Clinical CareNew Biotechnology Coalition Seeks to Boost Antibiotics Development
The primary goal of Working to Fight AMR is closing the gap between the increasing number of drug-resistant infections and...
Clinical CareNEJM Calls Global Warming 'Major Public Health Emergency'
New England Journal of Medicine editorial, articles, and interactive feature spotlight intersection between global warming and healthcare.
Clinical Care7-Part EMS Screening Tool Boosts Early Sepsis Treatment
Conducting a sepsis screening during emergency medical service transport to an emergency department reduces time to treatment.
Clinical CareHow BJC HealthCare Cut Patient Harm Events 75% by Targeting 5 Factors
To reduce patient harm, BJC HealthCare focused on pressure ulcers, adverse drug events, healthcare-associated infections, falls, and venous thromboembolisms.
Clinical CareEven When HIV Prevention Drug Is Covered, Other Costs Block Treatment
In addition to the ancillary charges, other roadblocks persist for people who need prescription pre-exposure prophylaxis.
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 CareSPOT on: New Decision Support Tool Reduces Sepsis Mortality by 22.9%
A new computer-based decision support tool for sepsis at HCA Healthcare harnesses pivotal data in real time.
Clinical CareMedical Center's 4-Pronged Effort Reduced C. Diff Infections by 55%
At North Shore Medical Center in Massachusetts, antibiotics stewardship was the most effective intervention in reducing C. diff infections.