Clinical CareSomething Far Deadlier Than The Wuhan Virus Lurks Near You
Influenza poses a far greater threat to Americans than the coronavirus from China that has made headlines around the world.
Clinical CareCardinal Health Announces Recall for 9.1M Surgical Gowns
An investigation determined that some gowns made since September 2018 were produced in unapproved locations with unsanitary conditions.
Clinical Care'Surprising' Number of Cancer Survivors Use Alcohol
Clinicians urged to step up alcohol screening at regular intervals, intervention.
Clinical CareOpioid Rx Drop When Default EMR Settings Change
Electronic medical record defaults may influence emergency department prescribing.
Clinical CareFederal Regulators: Newark Beth Israel Put Patients in 'Immediate Jeopardy'
A government investigation found that the New Jersey hospital's transplant team was failing to learn from surgical errors.
Clinical CareICU Outcomes Lag at Hospitals Serving Minorities
African-Americans treated at non-minority hospitals experienced a 3% decline in mortality each year, compared to no decline in mortality when...
Clinical CareCardinal Health Plans Recall for Contaminated Surgical Gowns
The Dublin, Ohio-based medical supplier said took the action after learning of unsanitary 'environmental conditions' at a plant in China.
HHS Proposed Rule Would End Referral Mandate for Faith-based Providers
The proposed rule removes an Obama-era referral policy that the Trump administration says discriminates against religious providers.
Clinical CareNo Shield From X-Rays: How Science Is Rethinking Lead Aprons
Some hospitals are ditching the ritual of covering reproductive organs and fetuses during imaging exams.
Clinical Care4 Patient Safety Trends for 2020
Ongoing trends are likely to loom large in the realm of patient safety this year.
Clinical CareDoctor and Patient Education Cuts PPI Use
Big drop in scripts after interventions in Texas program.
Clinical CareDecolonizing Parents Cut Staph Colonization in NICUs
Fewer infants colonized when parents underwent cleaning procedure.