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Study may change how transplant physicians practice
Medical News Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Researchers from John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation's 50 best cancer centers, played an important role in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that may change the current blood and marrow transplantation practices. More



Physician pay growing slower than other health professionals
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Though still well paid, physicians' wages grew less than other health professionals over the last 15 years, according to researchers from the RAND Corp. and Harvard University. More

Young surgeons prone to error when distracted in OR
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A study has found that young, less-experienced surgeons made major surgical mistakes almost half the time during a "simulated" gall bladder removal when they were distracted by noises, questions, conversation or other commotion in the operating room. More

New surgical technique aims to heal broken ribs faster
Deseret News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A new surgical technique being used at a Utah hospital aims to be a quicker, less painful way to heal broken ribs. Rib plating, as it is called, has been implemented at Intermountain Medical Center, among other hospitals nationwide. More

New laser surgical technique appears to be safe and effective in treating epilepsy
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A developing new laser surgical technique for epilepsy appears to be safe and effective and reduces hospital stays to one or two days, according to two research reports. More

Study: Appendectomy delay increases surgical site infection risk
General Surgery News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A delay of more than six hours from the time of admission to the time of appendectomy was associated with an increased risk for surgical site infection among patients with nonperforated appendicitis, according to a study in Annals of Surgery. More

6 common errors in surgical instrument processing
Becker's Clinical Quality & Infection Control    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Proper management of resources as well efficient and effective cleaning, assembling and sterilizing of surgical instruments are imperative to a well functioning perioperative service line. More

Some EHRs in danger of missing data connections
American Medical News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Many physicians could discover that just because they implement an electronic health record system that is certified to meet meaningful use doesn't mean it is capable of connecting with all the entities with which doctors want to exchange data. Experts are advising doctors who are adopting EHRs to think about what data exchange they plan to do and ensure that the system is capable of doing it. More

The best medicine for fixing the modern hospital
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Health care reform is fundamentally changing the way hospitals are run and with it the way they look. A combination of crushing costs, government edicts and fierce competition for the millions of newly insured patients that will result from federal health care legislation has put the patient front and center. More


 

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