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Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Problem likely will be exacerbated with one in five nurses saying they will retire in the next five years
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Double Lung Transplant Performed for Vaping-Related Illness
At least 40 deaths linked with vaping-related lung damage have been reported by state health departments
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Early Postop Infection Ups One-Year Infection, Mortality Risk
Patients with 30-day postoperative infection have an increased risk for long-term infection, mortality
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements
Vast majority of survey respondents believe regulatory burden is increasing
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Hahn is chief medical executive of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston
Monday, November 4, 2019

CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
Report shows decrease in age-adjusted death rates, increase in age-adjusted death rate from overdose
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
Tool created in partnership with American Cancer Society, American College of Cardiology, AHA, CDC
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Readmissions Up for Preexisting HAIs With Home Discharge
Risk for readmission for preexisting health care-associated infection lower with discharge to SNF
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
Mortality and emergency hospitalization rates higher in Medicare beneficiaries with FAP exposures
Monday, October 28, 2019

American Society of Anesthesiologists, Oct. 19-23

Friday, October 25, 2019

Family Involvement Cuts Postop Delirium in Older Patients
Patients in elder life program had less decline in physical and cognitive function, shorter length of stay
Friday, October 25, 2019

More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
20 more insurers will be participating in 2020, expanding consumer choice in many states
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

ASA: Unnecessary Opioids Often Prescribed After C-Section
Change in computerized order sets reduces use of oxycodone to treat pain after cesarean delivery
Monday, October 21, 2019

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