Vanderbilt study uses AI to speed monkeypox drug trials

Sep 25, 2022 at 01:35 pm by pjeter

  by Paul Govern A machine learning algorithm developed by researchers at Vanderbilt University performs as well as humans at identifying skin lesions in clinical photo.... Read More

Shift in Child Hospice Care Is a Lifeline for Parents Seeking a Measure of Comfort and Hope

Sep 24, 2022 at 11:03 pm by Staff

  By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News   When you first meet 17-month-old Aaron Martinez, it’s not obvious that something is catastrophically wron.... Read More

Genetic Tests Create Treatment Opportunities and Confusion for Breast Cancer Patients

Sep 24, 2022 at 11:00 pm by Staff

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News   The past decade has witnessed a rapid expansion of genetic tests, including new instruments to inform patients wh.... Read More

New Abortion Laws Jeopardize Cancer Treatment for Pregnant Patients

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:49 am by Staff

    By Charlotte Huff, Kaiser Health News As abortion bans go into effect across a contiguous swath of the South, cancer physicians are wrestling with how ne.... Read More

AMA: Physician Burnout Rate Spikes to New Height

Sep 15, 2022 at 12:16 pm by Staff

New study concludes COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated long-standing system issues that drive burnoutCHICAGO - The burnout rate among physicians in the United States spiked dramati.... Read More

Did the US Jump the Gun with the New Omicron-Targeted Vaccines?

Sep 12, 2022 at 08:30 pm by Staff

  By Céline Gounder and Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News Last month, the FDA authorized omicron-specific vaccines, accompanied by breathles.... Read More

The Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Using Heparin Therapy Safety Protocol Checklist & Handoff Communication Guide in an Acute Care Setting

Sep 12, 2022 at 10:33 am by Staff

By DR. ASHLEY TIPPINS & DR. SARAH BROWN According to The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Database, approximately seven percent of all medication errors related to an.... Read More

Better Than Average Effect in Healthcare

Sep 05, 2022 at 06:39 pm by Staff

By April Boykin, LCSW Consider how you rate your driving ability compared to everybody else you know. Compared to all those fellow travelers along I-40? What about your intel.... Read More

Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma

Sep 05, 2022 at 05:53 pm by Staff

By Jose R. Arias, Jr., MD According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 8.4 percent of American children have diagnosed asthma. In a concerted effor.... Read More

New protocol moves pediatric ED patients to primary care clinic

Sep 05, 2022 at 04:08 pm by Staff

by Jessica Pasley For the past two decades, hospitals have seen an uptick in the number of patients using emergency departments for non-urgent care. This practice has led to.... Read More