According to a report from the Baltimore City Health Department, without rationing the remaining amount of naloxone, the department could run out by the end of July, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Maryland, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
After establishing a dedicated team of sepsis nurses, St. Joseph Hoag Health in Orange County, California, cut its mortality rate for sepsis patients, as well as patients' length of stay, Anna Gorman writes for Kaiser Health News.
In a new venture, Mayo Clinic has teamed up with the tech company 2bPrecise to merge patients' EHRs with "actionable" genomic data to facilitate diagnosis and treatment decisions, Jeff Kiger writes for the Rochester Post Bulletin.
Rachel Thornton, Raquel Hernandez, and Tina Cheng of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in an accompanying editorial write, "The approach to childhood obesity must go beyond the clinician's office."
Only about a quarter of U.S. residents ages 13 to 25 with an opioid misuse disorder and commercial insurance received medication-assisted treatment within six months of their diagnosis, according to a retrospective study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics.