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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Competition between medical practices helps keep health care costs lower, according to a study published in the Oct. 22/29 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Frequent readmissions and high inpatient costs are seen among older survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest, according to a study published online Oct. 28 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes
Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Adam Hochron
Hypersomnia may not receive the amount of attention as other sleep disorders like sleep apnea, but it affects up to 5% of the population and left untreated can significantly diminish a patient's quality of life.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
By Adam Hochron
The area of sleep study is only around 30 years old but there are still new advancements that can help improve the daily life of a patient.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Gale Scott
Family practice has a reputation for being a low-tech, hands-on specialty. But speaking in a keynote address at the American Academy of Family Physicians Assembly Oct. 26 , Eric Topol, MD told his audience they would do well to use more technologically sophisticated devices.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By HCPLive staff
Research and real-world experience has shown interventions such as constraint therapy, botulinum toxin therapy, and interactive computer play to be effective in children and adolescents with cerebral palsy.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
By Jared Kaltwasser
Telemedicine comes with a bevy of regulatory hurdles, but research presented at the 43rd Annual Child Neurology Society Meeting suggests the concept has the potential to create clinical efficiencies without sacrificing care.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Adoption of noneconomic damages caps reduces average malpractice payments by 15 percent, according to research published in the October issue of Health Affairs.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The presence of the enzyme matrix metalloproteinase-3 may play a key role in worsening spinal cord injury and impairing long-term neurological recovery, according to research published in the November issue of The American Journal of Pathology.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
By Rachel Lutz
PET scans can determine if psychodynamic therapy will be an effective treatment for depression patients, according to a study published in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics.
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