Researchers have developed an innovative patient management system at the acute stroke unit of Kelowna (BC) General Hospital, that can reduce the number of stroke patient bed days by more than 25 percent, according to a new study.
A pharmaceuticals startup is creating prefabricated drug dosages that could be used by compounding pharmacists to support patient-centered medicines, according to reports.
A new survey found that the majority of doctors and patients embrace the use of technology in medicine.
According to a new study, when doctors missed a step in treating heart attack patients, mortality risk increased.
According to a new study, the longer people stay at the hospital, the more likely they will get infected with drug-resistant bacteria.
Carmat, a French company, announced that it has fitted a second patient with its artificial heart.
Despite the focus that has been placed on the Ebola outbreak a new poll revealed that many Americans do not know what Ebola is and how the virus gets transmitted.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS),can improve the breast cancer recurrence rate for postmenopausal overweight or obese patients, a new study reported.
A new study reported that the U.S. lung cancer rates vary greatly depending on age, race, ethnicity, sex and cancer subtype.
An 11-year-old girl invented a portable IV backpack that will make receiving chemotherapy treatment easier and more convenient.
In a new study, researchers set out to see if an outreach campaign could raise awareness and improve organ donation numbers and discovered that the campaign increased the consent rates for Hispanic Americans.
A new study found that breast cancer survivors benefit from writing down their fears, emotions and benefits of getting a diagnosis.
According to a new evidence review, rehabilitation programs can greatly benefit patients with advanced cancer.
A new study found that using a saltier saline drip during surgery can reduce the risk of surgical complications.
A new study found that when people's pills change color or shape, they become less likely to take them everyday.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.