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Stopping ICU delirium by getting patients moving
Doctor says the treatment plan makes a 'massive difference' to those in critical care.
When is it a good time to go to the hospital? When the doctors are being watched
Want to know when it’s a good time to go to the hospital? Seems it’s when the doctors are being watched. Every few years the accrediting agency known as the Joint Commission conducts random hospital inspections. A new study out in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine finds that mortality rates drop when the inspectors show […]
One way to cut medical errors: keep patients at home
It's a 'paradigm shift in medicine,' doctor says, with its own set of challenges.
Home care experiment could mean fewer hospital stays
Halfway through a 3-year project, data suggests Mt. Sinai Hospital is saving money and cutting readmissions.
In surgery, practice makes perfect
Survival rates for some surgeries vary widely, depending on the hospital.