Clinical CareWeight Loss Shortens Hospital Stays, Improves Outcomes for Obese Knee Surgery Patients
Weight loss of at least 20 pounds was also associated with a 72% reduction in the odds of being discharged...
Clinical CareUrinary Catheter Not Needed for Joint Replacement Surgeries
A retroactive study found no differences in urinary complications between patients who used a Foley catheter and patients who did...
InnovationHow Israel Does Healthcare Innovation; An Insider's Look for Americans
An Israeli innovation expert peels back the curtain for a look inside one of the world's leading health system innovation...
Clinical CareBiomedical Research Initiative Collecting Data From More Than 1 Million People
The large sample size of The All of Us Research Program is expected to spawn big opportunities.
InnovationAmazon Machine Learning Award to Accelerate and Scale UPMC-Affiliated Innovations
Consortium researchers will have access to Amazon's cloud-based platform and machine learning tools, providing early-stage innovation advantages.
Clinical CareTarget and Manage Frequent Geriatric Utilizers of Your Emergency Room
More emergency departments are helping to manage the care of medically complex older adults.
Clinical CareIndustry Dollars Reach Half of NCI Cancer Center Heads
One-quarter got general payments of 'significant financial interest.'
Clinical CareSmoking-Related PAD Risk Lingers Even After Quitting
'Impact of smoking on major artery disease may last up to 30 years,' researcher says.
Clinical Care'Vast Majority' of Hospitals Don't Meet Volume Thresholds for High-risk Surgeries
Volume has long been considered one of the key metrics for predicting surgical success.
Clinical CareCommon Medications Can Masquerade As Dementia In Seniors
Older adults are highly susceptible to negative responses anticholinergic drugs?a wide-ranging class of medications.
Clinical CareEnlist Pharmacists to Help Lead Opioid Stewardship at Your Hospital
New research shows an increasing number of hospitals are relying on pharmacists to monitor drug therapy and prevent opioid abuse.
Clinical CareHow to Reach Agreement Between Clinicians and Families on ICU Care
When there are disagreements about ICU care, methods to achieve resolution include communicating prognosis and offering treatment options.