InnovationInnovators Could Receive up to $8M for Early Detection of Sepsis and Pathogens
HHS announces new funding opportunities through DRIVe program.
Clinical CareAdopt This 5-Part Process to Reduce ER Length of Stay
Establishing a 'fast track' for low-acuity patients improves efficiency in emergency departments.
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...
Clinical CareUse Geriatric Assessment to Predict Hospital and Long-Term Care Utilization
New research shows how specific impairments can determine the likelihood of increased healthcare services utilization among older cancer patients.
InnovationSt. Jude CIO Shares 4 Elements to Consider When Creating a Data-Sharing Cloud
Online data-sharing and collaboration platform has been accessed by 800 users since its launch last year, expediting pediatric genomic research...
FinanceMemorial Sloan Kettering Leaders Violated Conflict-of-Interest Rules, Report Finds
A policy review follows months of turmoil at the cancer center, which pledged an overhaul, including new rules on public...
Clinical CareMultidrug-Resistant Infections Can Cost $4,600 Per Hospital Stay
Clostridium difficile infections in the hospital setting have the biggest treatment price tag, researchers say.
Clinical Care1 in 5 Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients Abandon Follow-Up Care
New research helps identify which breast cancer patients are likely to quit going to follow-up visits.
Clinical CareMany Patients Using Anticoagulants Are Taking Aspirin Daily Too
A study found that 37% of patients who took warfarin also took aspirin. That could place patients at a significantly...
Clinical CareSepsis Is Among Top 5 Patient-Safety Priorities at Children's Hospitals
Survey data collected from children's hospital leaders targets primary patient-safety challenges. Find out what other focus areas topped the list.
Clinical CareFlu Shot OK for Cancer Patients on Checkpoint Inhibitors
Study examined incidence of immune-related adverse events after flu vaccination.
Clinical CareCost of Sepsis Readmissions Estimated at More Than $16,000 Per Patient
At national level, the annual cost of index admissions for sepsis are estimated at more than $23.3 billion.