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How Unionization Changed Surgery Residency Programs

β€” Residents, program faculty, and staff discussed benefits and unintended consequences

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Rural Hospitals Built During Baby Boom Now Face Baby Bust

Hospitals struggle to keep staff and facilities as births dwindle

Jul 16, 2024
U.S. News Rolls Out 'Best Hospitals' Under Updated Ranking System

Medicare Advantage data, equitable access info are now in the mix

Jul 16, 2024
Opinion
Devaluing Our Residents Is Not Without Consequences

Let's take better care of our young medical workforce

Jul 15, 2024
Do People Buy Into Hospital-at-Home Care?; Nicotine Pouch Use

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Opinion
Devaluing Our Residents Is Not Without Consequences

Let's take better care of our young medical workforce

Do People Buy Into Hospital-at-Home Care?; Nicotine Pouch Use

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Novel Goalpost for PCI Excellence Is Borrowed From the Surgeons

"Failure to rescue" may help with quality improvement in interventional cardiology

Jul 12, 2024
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Don't Try ARBs for Severe COVID, Trial Indicates

Harms seen without any compensating survival benefit

Jul 12, 2024
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Thousands of Oregon Hospital Patients May Have Been Exposed to Infectious Diseases

An anesthesiologist may not have followed infection control practices

Jul 12, 2024
 Providence Willamette Falls Medical Center in Oregon City
Opinion
The Hardest I've Cried

Notes from a physician fighting helplessness and misinformation

Jul 12, 2024
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More Physicians at Washington Hospitals File to Unionize

The group was motivated by recent efforts of other physicians nearby

Jul 11, 2024
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Houston Hospitals Backed Up; Nurses Vote to Strike; Dengue Spreading in NY, NJ

Health news and commentary gathered by 51³ΙΘΛΆ―Βώ staff

Jul 11, 2024
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These Six 51³ΙΘΛΆ―Βώ Have the Highest Rates of Burnout

Annual AMA survey shows declines for all specialties, but many still above 50%

Jul 10, 2024
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New Name for Familiar Phenomenon: 'Administrative Harm'

Increasing scrutiny on the lack of accountability, evaluation of administrators

Jul 10, 2024
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Opinion
The Early Days of the AIDS Crisis Felt Like 'Putting Band-Aids on a Hemorrhage'

An adapted excerpt from Anthony Fauci's new book, On Call

Jul 06, 2024
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Extended-Infusion Antibiotics Tied to Reduced Mortality From Bloodstream Infections

Benefit limited to patients with severe illness or elevated minimum inhibitory concentrations

Jul 04, 2024
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Delirium During COVID Hospitalization Raises Disability, Cognitive Risks

At-risk older adults should be screened, referred early for rehabilitation, researcher urges

Jul 02, 2024
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Nurse Shows Kids How to 'Stop the Bleed'

Born of a nurse mom's concern about gun violence, program teaches kids life-saving skills

Jul 02, 2024
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Opinion
Access to Pediatric Care Is Rapidly Eroding

The health of future generations is at stake

Jul 02, 2024
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Nurse Anesthetists Fire Back at Scope-of-Practice Citations

CRNAs in California argue "Immediate Jeopardy" citations have it wrong

Jul 01, 2024
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