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9/12/2022 HOW TO USE AN EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR SEPSIS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
Published by: Health Leaders Written by: Christopher Cheney A sepsis early warning system at a Cleveland-based health system triggered an alert in the electronic health record and a notification message to emergency department pharmacists. An early warning system for sepsis embedded in an electronic health record (EHR) can have ...
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4/11/2020 Safety - OSHA, Healthcare, Compliance - www.hcpro.com
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Surgical staplers are the top medical technology hazard for 2020, according to the ECRI Institute. Twenty years after publication of the Institute of Medicine's landmark report To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System , patient safety remains a significant concern for the healthcare sector ...
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12/15/2019 Survey: Gender Discrimination Remains Widespread
Most female physicians say male peers earn higher compensation MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media December 15, 2019 A new survey found that most female physicians have experienced gender discrimination, and most believe they are paid less than equally qualified male physicians. American medicine was a male-dominated field through ...
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12/1/2019 Freestanding EDs Can Increase Patient Spending
New research largely supports the claims of critics MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media December 01, 2019 Freestanding emergency departments (FrEDs) increased emergency care spending in three of four states examined in a recent study. Advocates of FrEDs claim they can ease overcrowding at hospital-based emergency rooms and provide ...
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11/24/2019 How Pediatricians Can Address Gun Safety With Families
It's really no different from asking about smoke alarms, researchers say MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media November 24, 2019 Pediatricians are less likely to ask about home gun safety than other safety concerns, recent research indicates. Guns are a leading cause of death for American children. For Americans ages ...
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10/27/2019 Many Cancer Patients Receive Questionable End-of-Life Treatments
Cost of care for terminal patients is high, value is low MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media October 27, 2019 Patients with terminal cancer are not recommended to receive intensive medical services at the end of life, but more than half are receiving these services, researchers said. In the last ...
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10/20/2019 Managing Delirium and Agitation in Older ER Patients
A new tool measuring delirium and agitation can provide care guidelines MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media October 20, 2019 A new tool for managing delirium and agitation in emergency room patients over age 65 features five steps: assess, diagnose, evaluate, prevent, and treat (ADEPT). Older patients frequently present at ...
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10/13/2019 Wasteful Spending in U.S. Healthcare as High as $935B
Interventions to reduce waste in six categories would save as much as $282 billion annually, study finds MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media October 13, 2019 Waste accounts for about 25% of U.S. healthcare spending, new research indicates. No other country spends more on healthcare than the U.S., with the ...
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9/29/2019 Screening for Social Determinants Lacking
Limited financial resources at hospitals and practice are major barrier to screening MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media September 29, 2019 Most healthcare organizations are not screening for the primary social determinants of health, recent research shows. Social determinants of health (SDOH), such as housing, food security, and transportation, can ...
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9/22/2019 When It Comes to Health, Your Zip Code May Matter
Older adults with low incomes are healthier in affluent communities MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media September 22, 2019 In a finding the expands on social determinants of health research, a new study shows that older adults with low incomes are healthier if they live in affluent communities. Social determinants ...
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9/15/2019 Identifying At-Risk Cancer Patients
Researchers call for early warning system to improve the care of cancer inpatients MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media September 15, 2019 Several factors are associated with clinical deterioration of hospitalized cancer patients, with implications for patient monitoring, allocation of care resources, testing, and early warning systems, recent research shows ...
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8/25/2019 Stroke Transport: Faster! Faster! Faster!
Mobile stroke units quicken surgical treatment by 10 minutes MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media August 25, 2019 For stroke patients who undergo intra-arterial thrombectomy (IAT), mobile stroke units generated faster surgical treatment times compared to ordinary emergency medical service transport, recent research shows. "Time is brain" has been ...
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8/18/2019 Precision Medicine Initiative to Focus on Minority Groups
Most data will be from people historically underrepresented in biomedical research MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media August 18, 2019 More than 175,000 Americans have enrolled in the All of Us Research Program , which is set to have at least 1 million people enrolled over several decades. Collecting data -- such ...
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8/11/2019 New Guidelines to Expand Obesity Care
The guidelines for bariatric surgery update recommendations set more than two decades ago MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media August 11, 2019 A co-author of new guidelines for bariatric surgery said more patients, clinicians, and payers should embrace surgical interventions to treat obesity. From 2015 to 2016, 39.8% of ...
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8/4/2019 What Drives Patients' Choice of Care Setting?
A recent survey identifies factors that influence patient preferences MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media August 04, 2019 When patients choose a care setting, the main drivers are the nature of medical conditions and patient characteristics, new survey data indicates. In recent decades, healthcare providers have developed several alternatives to ...
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7/28/2019 The Dire Consequences of Mistaking Depression for Burnout | Medpage Today
Here's how to distinguish depression and burnout MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media July 28, 2019 The response to physician burnout often overlooks a potentially life-threatening condition: major depressive disorder (MDD), researchers found. Research indicates that nearly half of physicians nationwide are experiencing burnout symptoms, and a study published ...
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6/30/2019 Managing Malpractice Risk in the ED
Hospitals can curb their malpractice risk in a variety of ways MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media June 30, 2019 Health systems and hospitals can take dozens of actions to manage malpractice risk in their emergency departments (EDs), according to a new report . EDs are a crucial frontline healthcare setting ...
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6/16/2019 Incivility in ORs Linked to Diminished Clinical Performance
Incivility in ORs Linked to Diminished Clinical Performance Even "run of the mill" instances of rudeness adversely affects procedures MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media June 16, 2019 Research on anesthesiology residents exposed to incivility in a simulated operating room environment indicates that rudeness in the OR has a negative ...
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5/19/2019 The Ethics of Treating Loved Ones | Medpage Today
The Ethics of Treating Loved Ones Here's how clinicians can avoid ethical challenges and liability concerns MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media May 19, 2019 When treating family members, friends, colleague, or themselves, ER physicians face ethical, professional, patient welfare, and liability concerns, a recent research article found. Similar to ...
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5/12/2019 Better Care for Vision-Impaired Could Save $500 Million Annually
Better Care for Vision-Impaired Could Save $500 Million Annually But research shows treating vision-impaired hospital patients comes with many challenges MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media May 12, 2019 Vision-impaired hospital patients have worse clinical outcomes, more readmissions, longer length of stay, and higher costs of care ...
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5/5/2019 The Influence of Online Patient Reviews
The Influence of Online Patient Reviews A recent survey found 70% of patients call online reviews crucial in selecting healthcare providers MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media May 05, 2019 Online reviews are playing a pivotal role in how patients pick their healthcare providers, a recent survey found. For clinicians ...
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4/28/2019 In-Hospital Delirium: A Problem and a Predictor
In-Hospital Delirium: A Problem and a Predictor In-hospital patients with delirium are vulnerable during the early posthospitalization period MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media April 28, 2019 In-hospital delirium is a predictor of readmission , emergency department visits, and discharge to a location other than home, recent research ...
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4/21/2019 Diagnosis Mishaps Top Pediatric Malpractice Claims
Diagnosis Mishaps Top Pediatric Malpractice Claims New study shines light on medical errors and malpractice cases involving kids MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media April 21, 2019 The types of malpractice claims involving children change over time, with infants under age 1 experiencing the highest severity injuries, a recent study ...
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4/15/2019 $2.39 Billion to Treat Multidrug-Resistant Infections
2.39 Billion to Treat Multidrug-Resistant Infections Hospital C. diff infections come with the biggest treatment price tag MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media April 14, 2019 Infections linked to multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) cause a significant cost burden for U.S. healthcare, recent research shows. The development of antibiotic-resistant ...
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4/7/2019 Do Breast Cancer Patients Skip Follow-Up?
Do Breast Cancer Patients Skip Follow-Up? Over 20% stopped seeing cancer docs 5 years after diagnosis MedpageToday by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media April 07, 2019 Within the 5 years following a diagnosis for stage I or II breast cancer, 21% of patients stop seeing physicians for follow-up care ...
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