Tag: hospitals

Harold Bornstein, Trump’s ‘Quirky’ Longtime Physician, Dies at 73

Harold Bornstein, MD, President Trump’s former physician for almost four decades, has died at age 73, according to a paid notice published Thursday in The...

Relocation of DNB doctors leads to ‘back-door entry’ | India News

NEW DELHI: How does a candidate for DNB (a postgraduate medical degree) ranked around 34,600 in the entrance exam get allotted a high-demand specialty like...

Entinostat Doesn’t Overcome Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer

The histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor entinostat failed to overcome resistance to endocrine therapy in hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer in a phase 3 trial....

Independent Physicians Finally Getting Vaccine for Themselves

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians unaffiliated with healthcare systems continue to have difficulties obtaining COVID-19...

Health Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid Covid

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nurses at Albany Medical Center picketed on Dec. 1, asking for...

Govt to generate unique health IDs for people giving Aadhaar for vaccination | India News

BENGALURU: If a Covid-19 vaccine seeker provides his/her Aadhaar as identity proof to be inoculated, the government will immediately generate a unique health identity (UHID)...

Expert Offers Clinical Pearls on Leg Ulcer Therapy

Chronic leg ulcers of all types feature a significant inflammatory component for which medical compression therapy is absolutely the best form of anti-inflammatory therapy, Elena...

AAP Issues Guidelines for Diagnosing, Managing Eating Disorders

For too long, eating disorders have been considered a disease that afflicted mostly affluent white teenage girls, but there really is no type for eating...

California Bypasses Tough Nurse Care Rules Amid Virus Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Nerissa Black was already having a hard...

How One Health System Balances COVID Surge, Vaccination Drive

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations, and deaths reach new highs nationally, one...

First to Extend Health Coverage to Undocumented Seniors

As a nurse manager for one of Chicago’s busiest safety-net hospitals, Raquel Prendkowski has witnessed covid-19’s devastating toll on many of the city’s most vulnerable...

Feds to Start Using Pharmacies to Ramp Up Administration of Vaccines

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The federal government is turning to private pharmacies to administer COVID-19...

COVID Nightmare in L.A. As Emergency System Falters

Jan. 6, 2021 — As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in Los Angeles County, first responders have been directed not to take cardiac arrest...

Worries About Vaccine Rollout Rise as NY Finds Virus Variant

A woman wears a protective mask during the coronavirus pandemic in Times Square Thursday, December 31, 2020, in New York.   ALBANY, NY (AP) —...

What Does Hospital Price Transparency Mean for You?

“If I’m an employer, I’ll look at three hospitals in my area and say, ‘I’ll pay the price for the lowest one. If you want...

Physician-Level PCI Mortality Data May Be Misleading

Publicly reported percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) mortality data may be misleading with regard to cardiologists who perform PCI at multiple centers, new research suggests. Dr...

A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies, and the Nurse Who Lost Hope

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Nurse Kristen Cline outside the VA hospital in Sioux Falls, South...

California Hits Record COVID-19 Deaths as New Variant Found

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County surpassed 10,000 deaths from...

No Effect on Elective Heart Surgery Result in Seniors

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Among older adults who underwent elective coronary and aortic valve surgery during influenza seasons, “no consistent associations” were seen between...

Oxygen Desaturation Common in Babies With Acute Bronchiolitis

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Oxygen desaturation is common in infants with acute bronchiolitis, especially in those who present with more severe initial illness, researchers...

2.1 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Given in U.S.

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. has distributed more than 11.4 million doses of the...

Complete Blood Count Scoring Can Predict COVID-19 Severity

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A scoring system based on 10 parameters in a complete blood count (CBC) with...

Even for Wealthy, US Healthcare Can’t Match Care in Other Nations

(Reuters Health) – When it comes to health care, even privileged white Americans fare worse than the average citizens of 12 other developed countries, a...

First Experience With Completely Leadless CRT

Totally leadless cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) combining the Micra transcatheter pacing system and a WiSE-CRT system was feasible and associated with significant acute QRS reduction...

Judge Delays Rule That Cuts Pay for Drugs in Docs’ Offices

The Trump administration has failed to persuade a judge of the need to rush the implementation of major changes in payments for drugs administered in...