Covid-19Researchers Link 266K Avertable Deaths to COVID Vaccination Rates
The U.S. saw 111 deaths per 100,000 population, more than double the COVID mortality rate of other wealthy nations.
Clinical CareResearchers: Improve End-of-Life Care in Emergency Departments
In a new study, deaths in U.S. emergency departments were estimated to account for 11.3% of total deaths from 2010...
Clinical CareFrailty and Probable Dementia Risk Factors for Mortality After Major Surgery for Older Adults
Researchers examined 1,193 major surgeries involving 992 community-living older adults from 2011 to 2017.
Covid-19COVID Stripped 3 Years from California Life Expectancy
The gap between the state's wealthiest and poorest widened by an additional four years over the two-year span.
Clinical CareCompared to Similar Countries, U.S. Cancer Care Spending High Without Low Mortality
Compared to 21 other high-income countries, the United States has the highest per capital cancer care spending but has a...
Clinical CareIn First Year of Coronavirus Pandemic, U.S. Life Expectancy Fell by 1.87 Years
The pandemic has worsened the life expectancy gap between the United States and other high-income countries, researchers find.
Covid-19A Shortfall of ECMO Treatment Cost Lives During the Delta Surge
While the odds of survival with critical COVID patients are still roughly 50-50, a Vanderbilt study shows what happens if...
Covid-19As U.S. Nears 1M COVID Deaths, One Hard-Hit County Grapples with Unthinkable Loss
Pennsylvania's Mifflin County offers a snapshot into how one hard-hit community, with more than 300 dead, is coping.
NursingAs a Former Nurse Faces Prison for a Deadly Error, Her Colleagues Worry: Could I Be Next?
RaDonda Vaught's prosecution is a rare example of a healthcare worker facing years in prison for a medical error.
FinanceHigher Hospital Prices Don't Equate to Better Patient Outcomes
There was no observed correlation between higher-priced hospitals and higher quality of care in certain markets, a study by the...
TechnologyHow Can AI Be Used in Palliative Care?
Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital say AI technology could be used in a hybrid platform...