Clinical CareThe Measles Success Story In California Shows Signs Of Fading
Vaccination exemptions signed by doctors on medical grounds have more than tripled. This suggests that parents who once cited personal...
Clinical CarePostdischarge MRSA Decolonization Cut Infection Risk
The intervention involved bathing with antiseptic soap, use of mouthwash, and use of the nasal antibiotic ointment for 5 days...
InnovationBCBS Pilot Targets Chicago, Dallas 'Food Deserts' for Affordable Meals
The initiative hopes that improving access to affordable, nutritious food in underserved areas, particularly for diet-related, chronic conditions, will reduce...
Clinical CareTrump Aims to Cut New HIV Infections 90% in 10 Years
The administration outlined a strategy to target geographic "hot spots" and demographic groups at heightened risk of infection, without addressing...
Azar Tries to Calm Concerns Over Proposal's Impact on HIV Drugs
Patient advocates warned the Medicare Part D proposal could undermine efforts to expand treatment for HIV and cancer.
Clinical CareGaps Exposed Between Primary Care Physicians and Patients
Survey finds overemphasis on physical health and treatment compared to underlying components of health such as diet and environmental factors.
NursingNurses Improve Eating Habits With Nutritional Program
A pilot program gives nurses the support to change their health habits, so they can better care for patients.
NursingMost Healthcare Personnel Got Flu Shot Last Season
Coverage was highest among healthcare personnel working in hospital settings, followed by those working in ambulatory care, then other clinical...
Clinical CareDespite Red Flags At Surgery Centers, Overseers Award Gold Seals
California is the only state with more than 1,000 surgery centers that has given private accreditors a lead role in...
NursingTake a Stand. Nurses Should Educate Patients on the Risk of Too Much Sitting.
Nurses can help raise public awareness that prolonged sitting comes with health risks.
Clinical CareHow a Healthcare Collaborative Slashed AMI Hospitalizations by 22%
San Diego's healthcare collaborative cut acute myocardial infarction hospitalizations through clinical care improvement and increased engagement with patients and community...
Clinical CareWomen Can Test Less Often for Cervical Cancer
For women aged 30 to 65, new national recommendations could mean end of Pap smear tests.