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Novel Goalpost for PCI Excellence Is Borrowed From the Surgeons

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

A computer rendering of a stent in an artery.

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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
New Name for Familiar Phenomenon: 'Administrative Harm'

Increasing scrutiny on the lack of accountability, evaluation of administrators

Jul 10, 2024
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
Nurse Anesthetists Fire Back at Scope-of-Practice Citations

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

Jul 01, 2024
Nurse Shows Kids How to 'Stop the Bleed'

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

Nurse Anesthetists Fire Back at Scope-of-Practice Citations

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

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DOJ Charges Dozens of Doctors, NPs in $2.7 Billion Healthcare Fraud Crackdown

76 medical professionals among the nearly 200 charged

Jun 28, 2024
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A Multivitamin a Day Won't Keep Death Away

Long-term, daily use not associated with diminished mortality risk in large observational study

Jun 26, 2024
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Lung Transplant Graft Outcomes Relate Back to Donor Care Setting

Longer graft survival reported for lungs from hospital-based units

Jun 25, 2024
A photo of lungs lying in a stainless dish prior to transplantation.
U.S. Hospitals Prone to Cyberattacks Like the One at Ascension, Experts Say

Clinicians describe harrowing lapses

Jun 23, 2024
A photo of a man sitting in front of a computer monitor which is displaying the message: SYSTEM HACKED
Nurse Charged With Stealing Fentanyl, Replacing IV Drips With Tap Water

Many of the patients developed serious infections, and 16 died

Jun 18, 2024
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Train Eyes so Myopia Doesn't Get Worse? Nurse Intervention for BP Post-Stroke

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Jun 15, 2024
TTUHSC EL PASO HEALTHWATCH with their logo and photos of Rick Lange, MD, and Elizabeth Tracey
Health Worker for a Nonprofit? The New Ban on Noncompete Contracts May Not Help You

New rule may not protect the largest number of medical professionals

Jun 09, 2024
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Opinion
An Older Woman's Chronic Pain Is Not 'All in Her Head'

There are serious consequences of under-managed pain

Jun 05, 2024
A photo of a senior woman describing her pain to a male physician.
Opinion
Where Are All the Male Nurses?

Gender stereotypes may be exacerbating the nursing shortage

Jun 01, 2024
A photo of a male nurse looking at a laptop outside an examination room.
Hospital Patient Finally Discharged After More Than 3 Years

Many behavioral health patients don't need medical care, but no step-down facility will take them

May 22, 2024
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The Lure of Specialty Medicine Pulls Nurse Practitioners From Primary Care

Increasingly, NPs are broadening their skills and income

May 17, 2024
 A photo of female registered nurse drawing blood from a female patient in the intensive care unit.
Nurses Don't Trust Employers to Safely Implement AI Tools, Survey Shows

Predictive models, chatbots may undermine clinical judgment and compromise patient care, they say

May 16, 2024
 A computer rendering of a robot’s hand holding a stethoscope.
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