Clinical CareDoes Flu Shot in Pregnancy Prevent Flu-Linked Hospitalizations?
A study found the shot offers 'moderate' protection. Only about half of pregnant women got their flu shot last year.
VA Adding Opioid Antidote To Defibrillator Cabinets For Quicker Overdose Response
The project will expand nationwide in December, as VA hospitals across the country will add naloxone to their AED cabinets.
Drugmakers Play The Patent Game To Lock In Prices, Block Competitors
The patenting of a small change in how an existing drug is made or taken by patients is part of...
Clinical CareIs 'Precision Medicine' The Answer To Cancer? Not Precisely.
Doctors and hospitals love to talk about the patients they?ve saved with precision medicine. But the patients who succumb to...
FinanceHealthcare Ridesharing Makes Inroads in Lost Revenue
Health systems are recouping lost patient revenues by removing barriers to access treatment, and reducing operational costs by coordinating with...
Innovation3 Need-to-Know Leaps in Sepsis Care
Best practices and innovations in sepsis can drop mortality rates and lead to earlier detection.
Clinical CareAdvances In Treating Hep C Lead To New Option For Transplant Patients
The number of people donating organs after dying from drug overdoses has risen more than 200 percent since 2012.
Clinical CareLong Waits To See Doctors In Puerto Rico, Where Medical Needs Are Great Post-Maria
Physicians say running a medical practice is a losing business in Puerto Rico.
Clinical CareRx: Zucchini, Brown Rice, Turkey Soup. Medicaid Plan Offers Food As Medicine.
The growing number of 'food as medicine' programs nationally aim to improve nutrition among adults with serious illnesses to help...
Clinical CareDoling Out Pain Pills Post-Surgery: An Ingrown Toenail Not The Same As A Bypass
A group at Johns Hopkins took an innovative approach toward developing guidelines: matching the right number of opioid painkillers to...
Clinical CareVA Telemedicine Cut Hospital Transfers for ICU Patients
No increase in 30-day mortality was observed after the cuts.
Clinical CareThat ‘Living Will’ You Signed? At The ER, It Could Be Open To Interpretation
"Don?t resuscitate this patient; he has a living will," the nurse told Dr. Monica Williams-Murphy, handing her a document.