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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Hospitalist:

    WEDNESDAY, May 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Hospital patients may face an increased risk of death when medical residents leave their monthly rotations, new research suggests.

    "Most hospitals have guidelines for the handoffs that occur on a daily basis, and usually those handoffs include a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Administration:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Thirty percent of female doctors face sexual harassment on the job, new research shows.

    And close to three-quarters perceive gender bias at work, while two-thirds said they have actually experienced it, the researchers added.

    "This is a so...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Surgery:

    TUESDAY, May 17, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Having a commonplace surgery -- such as a gallbladder removal -- may be safer when done in a rural hospital compared to a suburban or city hospital, a new study finds.

    "This study gives credence to what rural surgeons long suspected -- that well-d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    SUNDAY, May 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The out-of-pocket price for a standard chest X-ray, CT scan or ultrasound can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending on where the imaging is done, new research reveals.

    And uninsured patients trying to get the cost in adv...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    FRIDAY, May 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Drug shortages remain a problem in the United States despite government legislation meant to boost availability, a new study finds.

    More than half of recent shortages involved acute-care drugs used to treat seriously ill patients in hospitals and em...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Administration:

    TUESDAY, May 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the United States, a new study contends.

    Johns Hopkins University researchers analyzed eight years of U.S. data and concluded that more than 250,000 people died each year due to medical erro...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Staff at many outpatient health care facilities in New Mexico failed to follow recommendations for hand hygiene more than one-third of the time, a new study found.

    Many also fell short on injection safety, putting patients at increased risk fo...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Healthcare:

    TUESDAY, March 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Most Americans would want to know if their doctor has a troubled past, but getting that information is difficult, a new report finds.

    Thousands of practicing doctors in the United States are on probation for offenses such as sexual misconduct, d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    MONDAY, March 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Funding for graduate medical education (GME) for doctors-in-training needs to be changed to deal with a shortage of pediatric specialists, the American Academy of Pediatrics says in an updated policy statement.

    This sho...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, March 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Black heart attack patients are more likely than whites to have their ambulance diverted to another hospital due to overcrowding in the closest emergency department, a new study shows.

    The researchers also found that long diversions reduced black...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiation Oncology:

    WEDNESDAY, March 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Men with aggressive prostate cancer are more likely to survive if they receive radiation therapy at a hospital that provides the treatment to a large number of patients, researchers report.

    "Our paper shows that experience counts," said corres...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, March 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The location of hand sanitizer dispensers in hospitals significantly affects how likely visitors are to use them, a new study finds.

    Researchers observed the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers by more than 6,600 visitors to Greenville Memorial...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Social Work:

    MONDAY, March 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many cancer survivors struggle with money problems that can affect their mental health and quality of life, a new study suggests.

    Researchers analyzed 2011 data from over 19 million U.S. cancer survivors to determine ra...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about General Practice:

    FRIDAY, March 11, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients do better and are more satisfied with their care if they believe their doctor is empathetic, a new study suggests.

    Researchers asked 112 patients, average age 51, to rate their dealings with their hand surgeon.

    The results showed...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, March 3, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Although U.S. hospitals are making gains in the fight against some antibiotic-resistant superbugs, too many people are still getting these infections in health care facilities, federal health officials report.

    And the U.S. Centers for Disease ...Full Article