NursingWhy Better Discharge Communication Between Acute-Care and SNF Nurses is Crucial
A standardized handoff can prevent inconsistent and inaccurate discharge summaries, a new study says.
PayerJury Finds ENT Doc Guilty of Reusing Disposable Sinuplasty Devices, Related Fraud Charges
Anita Louise Jackson, MD, faces up to 20 years in prison when she is sentenced later this year.
Covid-19FDA Experts Are Still Puzzled Over Who Should Get Which COVID Shots and When
Panel disagrees with FDA proposal that everyone get at least one shot a year, saying more information is needed.
PharmaPeptilogics CEO Jonathan Steckbeck Targets Deadly Prosthetic Infections
Personal tragedies involving family and friends motivated this CEO to launch Peptilogics.
Clinical CareEvidence-Based Fall Program Saved Eight Hospitals $22M Over Five Years
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services do not reimburse fall-related costs, so falls represent a significant cost burden for...
Post-AcuteOne Organization Strives to Change Perception, Understanding of the Post-Acute Sector
LeadingAge, the nonprofit organization of aging services providers, has created Opening Doors to Aging Services to change public perception and...
PharmaFDA Rejects Fast-Track Approval of Eli Lilly's New Alzheimer's Drug
Regulators want more evidence that the pricey drug works.
Clinical CareThe Joint Commission Targets Maternal Health Crisis
The safety and quality organization focuses on disparities and mental health conditions related to pregnancy.
TechnologyHome Medical Device Safety Tops ECRI's List of Healthcare Technology Hazards
Recalls of home-based medical devices and defective single-use devices are the top two concerns on the Pennsylvania-based non-profit's top 10...
PharmaWhat Older Americans Need to Know About Taking Paxlovid
Seek treatment with antiviral therapy, which remains effective against new COVID variants.
Clinical CareAdverse Events Found in 23.6% of Massachusetts Hospitalizations
Researchers found that 22.7% of adverse events among inpatients were preventable.
PharmaCA AG Sues Insulin Makers, PBMs for Price Gouging
Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, CVS Caremark, Express Scripts, and OptumRx are accused of overcharging patients.