The assumption that minimizing weight gain in obese pregnant women is advantageous for avoiding gestational diabetes has not been borne out. This was shown by a study conducted by MedUni Vienna’s Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.
A simple finger-prick blood test could help prevent unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics for people with the lung condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), according to a new study by researchers from Cardiff University, University of Oxford and King’s College London.
New York City on January 8 announced what Mayor Bill de Blasio termed “the largest, most comprehensive plan in the nation to guarantee health care” for a city’s residents.
Young children are more likely to suffer severe, even life-threatening complications from the flu, but only around half of children in the US get the flu vaccine.
The global medical waste management market is expected to reach $14 billion in 2020. More hospitals and clinics are beginning to realize how important efficient biomedical waste management is.
In recent years, finding needle disposal bins mounted on the walls of your gas station or supermarket bathroom has grown increasingly common.
The healthcare industry is endlessly changing. And the current push toward a value-based pay model has inspired physicians to continuously look for ways to improve the overall quality of care being provided. This can be accomplished by increasing transparency, reducing operational inefficiencies, and enhancing existing processes.
Condoms and syringes mixed with household waste and then exported from the United Kingdom to Brazil for recycling. Scalpels and other sharps left in heaps outside of hospitals.
California has launched a program that will repay young doctors’ medical school loans if they agree to carry a caseload 30% of which consists of patients on Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program.
Improving Quality of Care, Workflow Efficiency and Capacity with Wire-free Breast Tumor Localization
During the past three decades, investment, innovation and advances in new technologies and procedures have markedly improved our ability to detect and diagnose early stage breast cancer and have had an enormous positive impact on patients.