Clinical CareCardinal Health Plans Recall for Contaminated Surgical Gowns
The Dublin, Ohio-based medical supplier said took the action after learning of unsanitary 'environmental conditions' at a plant in China.
Clinical Care4 Patient Safety Trends for 2020
Ongoing trends are likely to loom large in the realm of patient safety this year.
Clinical CarePreoperative Assessments Key Factor in Anesthesia Malpractice Claims
The lead author of a new report identifies four ways to promote preoperative assessments by anesthesiologists.
Clinical CareMedical Device Failures Brought To Light Now Bolster Lawsuits And Research
For nearly two decades, malfunctions and injuries linked to more than 100 medical devices were funneled into an FDA database...
Clinical CareWhen it Comes to Frail Patients, There's No Such Thing as Low-Risk Surgery
Study calls for universal pre-surgery frailty screenings, even for procedures determined to be of low or moderate risk.
Clinical CareDespite Reforms, Problems Remain When Selecting Heart Transplant Candidates
Study finds large discrepancies in the severity of illness among patients when they receive heart transplants.
FinanceUnnecessary Hospital Supply Chain Spending Reaches $25.7B
The potential savings opportunity for hospitals has increased by nearly 12% since 2017.
Clinical CareHalf of Surgery Residents Report Harassment, Bullying
Residents who experience mistreatment during training have greater risks of burnout and suicidal thoughts.
Clinical CareMetabolic Surgery Linked to Significantly Lower Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Researchers have associated metabolic surgery with lower risk for all-cause mortality, coronary artery events, cerebrovascular events, heart failure, nephropathy, and...
FinanceSurgical Savings: Erase Waste With ERAS
A clinical protocol is proving that it can make a positive impact in the operating room and on the bottom...
FinanceOsteoporosis, Bone Fractures Cost Medicare $6.3B
The study predicts that the total cost of care associated with osteoporotic fractures will be $95 billion in 2040.
Clinical CareWhen Is a Doctor Too Old for the Job?
Particularly among surgeons, cognitive decline and degraded skills raise concern over patient safety.