During its annual meeting Oct. 28 in Atlanta, the American Health Information Management Association launched an initiative aimed at expanding use of Blue Button technology. Blue Button was launched in 2010 by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs as a way of making health...
Pediatric ED physicians struggled during the caring experience and were skeptical that broader, more chronic social issues that are often associated with adolescent alcohol misuse can be effectively managed...
Laparoscopic colon surgery is associated with increased operative costs but significantly lower total hospital costs. The cost savings is related, in part, to reduced length of stay with laparoscopic surgery.
This study showed that novices could be trained to screen for AAA over 15 days. However, the need for continuing quality improvement is critical, especially in more technically demanding cases. Measuring the maximal infrarenal...
Pediatric heart failure (HF) is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in childhood. This article presents guidelines for the recognition, diagnosis, and early medical management of HF in infancy,...
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke to “New Day” Anchor Chris Cuomo about Pastor Saeed Abedini’s imprisonment in Iran, new Afghanistan deal, bipartisanship and the Affordable Care Act. After Sen. Cruz said that Obamacare is not working and there is no fix to...
Pam Renshaw had just crashed her four-wheeler into a bonfire in rural Folkston, Georgia, and her skin was getting seared in the flames. Her boyfriend, Billy Chavis, pulled her away and struggled to dial 911 before driving her to the nearest...
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