Clinical CareBoost Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease During and After Pregnancy
Timely patient assessments and evaluation of symptoms are key care strategies to limit maternal mortality and morbidity.
Clinical CareAdopt This Program to Treat Pediatric Chronic Pain Without Opioids
In this inpatient program, patients are weaned off opioid medications while participating in a wide range of therapy and coping...
Clinical CareThis Care Bundle Cut Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Site Infections by 74%
The postoperative care initiative at a California-based children's hospital has 11 elements.
Clinical CareLiver Illness Strikes Latino Children Like A 'Silent Tsunami'
About 1 in 4 people in the U.S. have fatty liver disease. But among Latinos, especially of Mexican and Central...
Clinical CareHow Intermountain Reduced NICU Infections, Pain, Blood Loss
Any invasive procedure in neonatal intensive care units puts tiny patients at risk of harm.
Clinical CareDiagnosis Mishaps Top Cause of Pediatric Malpractice Claims
A new study shines light on medical errors and malpractice cases in pediatric care.
Clinical CareER Visits Rise for Kids Who Consider Suicide
The annual estimated visits to EDs for suicide attempts and suicidal ideation in 2007 was 580,000 for children, which jumped...
Exemptions Surge As Parents And Doctors Do 'Hail Mary' Around Vaccine Laws
Parents have found end runs around the new law requiring vaccinations. And they have done so, often, with the cooperation...
Clinical Care2 Ways 'Team Birth Project' Works to Decrease Maternal Mortality
A new collaborative approach is designed to improve birth outcomes, decrease cesarean section procedures, and increase patient engagement.
Clinical CareSuicide Risk Grew After Missouri Medicaid Kids Shifted To Managed Care, Hospitals Say
The Missouri Hospital Association called on state Medicaid officials to investigate findings about children covered by the state-federal program for...
Clinical CareIntegrated Family Care Improves Outcomes, Generates ROI
The new care model recognizes that family dynamics impact health and cost of care.