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Reducing Overtesting in the Emergency Department Could Save Millions
Reducing Overtesting in the Emergency Department Could Save Millions
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan | Jun 28, 2019
In a recent study, a research team examined data from the clinical registry, specifically looking at amounts of performed imaging
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Algorithm Uses Disease History to Predict Intensive Care Patients' Chances of Survival
Algorithm Uses Disease History to Predict Intensive Care Patients' Chances of Survival
University of Copenhagen - Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences | May 24, 2019
Data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients was used to develop a new algorithm
Thought Leadership
Why Community-Based Hospitals Are Bringing Next Generation Sequencing In-House
Why Community-Based Hospitals Are Bringing Next Generation Sequencing In-House
Luca Quagliata, PhD | Apr 25, 2019
Bringing NGS in-house saves time and resources and helps improve patient care
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Multidrug-Resistant Organisms Found on Many Hospital Patients' Hands
Multidrug-Resistant Organisms Found on Many Hospital Patients' Hands
Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan | Apr 15, 2019
Findings suggest a new frontier for preventing transmission of MDROs
Regulatory
New Reporting Requirements for Hospital Outreach Labs
New Reporting Requirements for Hospital Outreach Labs
Kimberly Scott | Apr 1, 2019
Hospital outreach labs are now challenged to collect and report private payer pricing, but there may be an upside
News
New Tool Better at Predicting Death after Cardiac Admission Than Current Indexes
New Tool Better at Predicting Death after Cardiac Admission Than Current Indexes
Canadian Medical Association Journal | Mar 18, 2019
The cardiac-specific comorbidity index outperformed both the Charlson-Deyo comorbidity index and the Elixhauser comorbidity index
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Sepsis Deaths in Hospitals Are Often Not Preventable
Sepsis Deaths in Hospitals Are Often Not Preventable
Brigham and Women's Hospital | Mar 12, 2019
Prevention of death from sepsis remains elusive despite high clinical awareness
Management
Strategies for Rural Hospitals to Attract and Retain Staff
Strategies for Rural Hospitals to Attract and Retain Staff
Denise Bland, MHA | Dec 13, 2018
Rural healthcare facilities often struggle to find and keep talent
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Study Identifies Sepsis Symptoms That Lead to Death
Study Identifies Sepsis Symptoms That Lead to Death
Drexel University | Nov 27, 2018
Using data science to quantify the relationship between organ dysfunction signs and risk for in-hospital mortality
Management
How Hospitals Are Fighting Against C. difficile
How Hospitals Are Fighting Against C. difficile
Masha G. Savelieff, PhD | Sep 19, 2018
Barriers to eradication remain, but some hospitals are making progress