Eighty percent of all surgery should be done locally with the remaining 20 percent of the more complex cases taking place at specialist centres where patients will have access to the most highly skilled surgeons in their field, using the most up to date technology.
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As the adolescent population grows larger, the need for more resources and attention aimed at helping them will be needed.
Group of researchers calls for reorganization of critical care in the United States.
Preventive medicine physicians and doctors are on the frontlines of America's emerging health threats.
A neurologist at University of Iowa led an effort to update the guidelines for caring for patients affected by stroke that appear for the current edition of Stroke: the Journal of the American Heart Association.
New insights could lead to better vaccines, treatments for rheumatoid arthritis.
The U.S. FDA proposed recommendations to Congress for reauthorizing the Medical Device User Fee and Modernization Act, which, if adopted, would help to ensure that safe and effective medical devices get to patients in a timely manner.
According to a recent study of more than 45 million hospital discharge records, staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise.
This study by the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies examines economic consequences of non communicable diseases and injuries in Russia.
Recent educational mandates that resident physicians work fewer hours may cost teaching hospitals hundreds of thousands of dollars - or more - if they replace surgical residents with other clinicians.
Johns Hopkins Health System has adopted Microsoft's Azyxxi unified health enterprise platform and suite of applications.
Hospitals and surgical centers who are not using certified non-pyrogenic surgical gloves may be exposing their patients to potentially deadly bacterial toxins such as endotoxins and other pyrogens.
There is a critical need to provide adequate reimbursement in the state's proposed budget to enable them to continue giving quality care to patients in skilled nursing facilities.
Michigan has been awarded a $5 million grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to empower middle school students in underserved communities to drive policy, environmental, and behavioral changes related to physical inactivity, unhealthy eating and tobacco use.
The Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1996 authorize a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund to assist public water systems to finance the costs of infrastructure needed to achieve or maintain compliance with SDWA requirements and to protect public health objectives of the Act.
An international consortium of researchers has published the genome sequence of the rhesus macaque monkey and aligned it with the chimpanzee and human genomes.
Mosby's Nursing Index Provides Nurses Access to the Latest Nursing Literature to aid in Research and Patient Care.
The national Catholic based advocacy group Fidelis announced the launch of a radio campaign aimed at stopping a state proposal to spend $25 million on embryonic stem cell research.
DNA Therapeutics S.A. announces today the elucidation of a new mechanism of action and the identification of a biomarker of its first-in-class antitumoral lead molecule Dbait.
The SCOOTER Store announced its full support for revisions to the Social Security Act that would eliminate language restricting power wheelchairs and scooters obtained through Medicare to use inside a beneficiary's home.
Nearly two-thirds of women business owners surveyed also believe that global warming and environmental changes will affect them professionally and/or personally.
Senate allows federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.
CIGNA Behavioral Health released new data on the results of the company's Intensive Care Management program, demonstrating improved member outcomes that resulted in average savings of more than $3,000 per member.
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