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Hospital

Lives Can Be Saved If All Hospitals Had Grade ‘A’ Rating

More than 50,000 lives could be save if all hospitals have an avoidable death rate equivalent to “A” grade hospitals, according to an update report prepare for The Leapfrog Institute. A teaching hospital combines assistance to people with teaching to medical students and nurses. The medical facility smaller than a hospital is generally a clinic.…

Mobilization

Hospital Health Care Strikers Call For Broader Mobilization

The strikers, members of the United Auto Workers, struck May 6 after more than eight months of futile negotiations. They are opposing conditions of brutal overwork, the further undermining of their inadequate health benefits and management’s derisory offer of a one percent wage increase. The UAW is anxious to contain the strike at Mercy Health…

Health and hospital

Healing program provides Medical Benefits

The study find that  comfort in the most unexpected way. As her husband lay dying in his hospital bed, the sound of a harp wafted in. Intrigued; Woolf went into the hallway to chat briefly with the harpist; Una O’Donovan. Because “I told her that her being there felt like a gift; therefore ” Woolf…

Longevity

Medical Care Is The Key To Improving Boosting Longevity

Healthcare is one of several factors that affect longevity in the United States, a new study reaffirms. Behavioral and social factors have much more influence. Robert Kaplan, PhD, and Arnold Milstein, MD, MPH, from Stanford University School of Medicine’s Clinical Excellence Research Center in California, test how much healthcare affects the risk for premature death…

Nursing Homes

Security Cameras Installed In Nursing Homes Is More Harm Than Good

People care for aging parents, one solution is a safe, responsible nursing home. But an increasingly common means of ensuring that safety security cameras install by relatives may do more harm than good, says Clara Berridge, an assistant professor of social work at the University of Washington. With reports of crimes against nursing home residents…

Doctor Shortages

How To Scale Up Education At A Time Of Doctor Shortages

How can we scale up education at a time of doctor shortages and how to widen opportunities for equity and a medical profession that reflects our society. These are some of the questions Professor Helen Cameron will seek to address in her inaugural lecture at Aston University on Tuesday 21 May. Physician supply refers to…

Hospital Mortality

Doctors And Nurses Can Disclose And Discuss Errors In Hospital

The diffusion of a culture of openness in hospitals is associate with lower hospital mortality, according to a study conducted among 137 acute trusts in England by Veronica Toffolutti (Bocconi University and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and David Stuckler (Bocconi University) published in Health Affairs. The desire for better health statistics is not…

Hospital In India

The Concept Of Healthcare And Misconduct of Hospital In India

In India, the concept of healthcare means expenditure; fraudulent misconduct of hospitals and orthodox mindsets that prevent the social; and physical well-being of our country as a whole. Governmental subsidy measures are inadequate and privately funded organisations leach upon the vulnerabilities of our brethren among. In times of bustling economic disparities and medical atrocities that…

Mortality Rates

Hospital Culture Of Openness Linked To Lower Mortality Rates

The diffusion of a culture of openness in hospitals is associate with lower hospital mortality, according to a study conduct among 137 acute trusts in England by Veronica Toffolutti (Bocconi University and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and David Stuckler (Bocconi University) published in Health Affairs. The number of deaths Mortality rate, or death…

Health Care Costs

Feds Want To Show Health Care Costs On Your Phone

Federal officials are proposing new regulations that for the first time could allow patients to compare prices charged by various hospitals and other health care providers using data sent to their smartphones. Donald Rucker, who coordinates health information technology policy for the Department of Health and Human Services, said they expects that the rules, first…

Physician Assistants

Generalist Nurse Practitioners And Physician Assistants

In an effort to identify which health care providers may be over prescribing opioids and potentially fueling the opioid epidemic, Johns Hopkins researchers looked at the different type of providers at the front lines of caring for patients—general practitioners. The educational curriculum for nurses is designed to prepare them to work in any health-care setting.…