Implementing innovative workflow strategies pioneered by restaurants and retail stores like the Gap helped University of Colorado Hospital in Denver reduce the average ED wait time from nearly 80 minutes to 10 minutes last month.
Physicians at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School say they have developed "living" guidelines that "narro[w] practice variability while still permitting providers to exercise their clinical acumen."
Practicing medicine at Elmhurst Hospital Center—which serves one of the world's most diverse patient populations—can be daunting, but medical residents often decide to stay on after completing their residencies. Their motivation for returning: teacher Joseph Lieber.
In the wake of FDA's decision to recall the original version of OxyContin, more than a dozen drugmakers are racing to create misuse-resistant prescription painkillers.
Recent media reports have suggested that a drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea could be "worse than AIDS," but experts argue that it is an inflammatory comparison that's symptomatic of a fixation on superbug stories.
"Amid all the talk about women 'leaning in' and 'having it all,' the conversation has left out perhaps the most powerful gender equalizer of all—the ability to control when we have children," author Sarah Elizabeth Richards writes in the Wall Street Journal.