Clinical CareHere's the SCOOP: New Oncology Pathway Program Boosts Patient Outcomes
A healthcare system is pioneering provision of palliative care and supportive services to oncology patients receiving curative treatment.
Clinical CareOnline Reviews Spotlight ER and Urgent Care Center Patient Experience
Online reviews reveal opportunities to improve patient experience at emergency departments and urgent care centers.
Clinical CareMedical Center's 4-Pronged Effort Reduced C. Diff Infections by 55%
At North Shore Medical Center in Massachusetts, antibiotics stewardship was the most effective intervention in reducing C. diff infections.
Clinical CareMore Evidence Links Body Fat With Prostate Cancer
Risk of advanced, fatal disease rises with abdominal visceral fat.
Clinical CareCombining Biopsy Methods Boosts Prostate Ca Detection
Clinically significant cancers detected in up to 33% more men.
AMA Aims to Equalize Gender Imbalances in Medical Research
Also endorses new anti-harassment protocol and will weigh partnership with TIME'S UP Healthcare.
Clinical CareQ&A With BS&W Oncology Leader on Cancer Costs and Research
An oncologist who pioneered immunotherapy cancer treatments at Johns Hopkins Medicine is now pursuing novel cancer care at Baylor Scott...
FDA Overlooked Red Flags In Drugmaker's Testing of New Depression Medicine
Spravato maker Janssen provided the FDA modest evidence that it worked and only in limited trials. It presented no information...
Clinical CareIncivility in Operating Rooms Associated with Diminished Clinical Performance
Even 'run of the mill' instances of rudeness in operating rooms can lower the performance level of surgical team members.
Fall-related Death Rates Triple for US Seniors
The absolute number of fall-related deaths for seniors ages 75 and higher increased from 8,613 in 2000 to 25,189 in...
FinancePrivate Insurance Accounted for Nearly Half of Prescription Drug Spending in 2017
A Kaiser Family Foundation report found that 82% of total retail prescription drug spending in 2017 came from private insurers,...
FinanceIBD Rx Tied to Pharma Payments to Docs
Among over 3,000 GI physicians, 99% received at least one payment.