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Current Antibiotic Stewardship Program Practices Characterized
Since 2013, active surveillance for MRSA reduced, monitoring of cleaning effectiveness increased
Friday, July 19, 2019

About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Pooled prevalence of preventable patient harm was 6 percent; 12 percent was severe, led to death
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Vascular events, infections, cancers account for 74.1 percent of high-severity misdiagnosis-related harms
Friday, July 12, 2019

Feeding Examination Can Avert Surgical Frenotomy Procedures
After speech and language examination, 62.6 percent of infants did not undergo surgical procedure
Friday, July 12, 2019

Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
Biases associate men with careers and surgery and women with family and family medicine
Thursday, July 11, 2019

Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance
However, almost half of survey respondents have not taken antibiotics as prescribed in the past
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
18 percent of all ED visits, 16 percent of in-network hospital stays have at least one out-of-network charge
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Guide Addresses Medical Issues Relevant to Transgender Persons
Successful care environment includes clinician, staff training and inclusive practice policies
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
After adjustment for clinicians' nonrandom exit, no link seen with improvements in spending, quality
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Most survey respondents believe burnout is tied to lower quality of care
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Eric J. Rubin succeeds Jeffrey Drazen, who has been the editor-in-chief since 2000
Thursday, June 20, 2019

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