Clinical CareCoronavirus: How RWJBarnabas Health is Administering Monoclonal Antibodies
RWJBarnabas Health moved forward quickly in treating COVID-19 patients with monoclonal antibody therapy, giving the medication to patients within 10...
Clinical CareImproving Medication Adherence
Starting with basic needs to improve chronic conditions during COVID-19 and beyond.
Clinical CareNew Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients
Recently, several U.S. cities and states have voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of psilocybin.
FinanceSpecialty Drugs More Than Doubled as a Share of Retail Fills
The Health Affairs study looked at prescription drug data from 2010 to 2017.
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Study Shows Dexamethasone Reduces Patient Ventilator Days
Reduction in the number of days seriously ill coronavirus patients are on mechanical ventilation can reduce respiratory complications.
StrategyHospitals and Health Systems Stock Up on Pandemic Medications for Potential Second Wave
A survey from Premier found 88% of acute care provider members are stocking 'critical' medications in preparation for the next...
Clinical CareCoronavirus: 4-Part Ethical Framework for Allocating Scarce Medications
As the first drug found effective against the novel coronavirus illustrates, medications to treat the infection are likely to be...
Clinical CareEHRs Fail to Detect Up to One-third of Medication Errors
In 2009, EHRs correctly issued alerts about potential medication problems only 54% of the time. By 2018, EHRs detected about...
Clinical CareCoronavirus Care Rationing: 'It's Not Just About Ventilators'
In addition to ventilators, care has been rationed during the coronavirus pandemic in areas such as testing and emergency medicine.
Clinical CareIHI Looks to Expand 'Age-Friendly' Health Systems
An age-friendly health system uses an evidence-based framework called the 4Ms to improve outcomes, shorten hospital stays, and meet the...
Clinical CareWarfarin Is Bad to the Bone, Fracture Data Affirms
In U.S. claims analysis, fracture risk lower with DOACs
Clinical Care4-Part Protocol Improves Care, Lowers Costs for Hospitalized Parkinson's Patients
Medication management is the primary focus of a new care protocol for Parkinson's disease patients in the hospital setting.