Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Healthcare News Stories - November 2008

Date Title Comments Rating
2008-11-30 Prescription for improvements in patient safety 0 None
2008-11-26 AARP report finds value of unpaid family caregiving in Illinois hits over $17 billion 0 None
2008-11-26 Australian doctors say the public hospital system is 'flat lining' and rural hospitals are feeling the strain 0 None
2008-11-25 Electronic health records may lower malpractice settlements 0 None
2008-11-24 New voice care center 0 1
2008-11-24 HHS releases first-ever inventory of quality measures 0 None
2008-11-24 Should the private sector play a greater role in delivering health care in low-income countries? 0 None
2008-11-24 Study looks at health care in 21 countries 0 None
2008-11-24 Final ruling on Patient Safety Organizations 0 None
2008-11-19 How is a shortage of primary care physicians affecting the quality and cost of medical care? 0 None
2008-11-19 Call for greater scrutiny of relationship between medical journalists and health care industry 0 None
2008-11-19 Household budget cutbacks in health care could have serious consequences 0 None
2008-11-19 Advisory vote begins on California long-term care local union 0 None
2008-11-18 Poor understanding of medicare leads to worse healthcare access 0 None
2008-11-18 Seniors happy with Medicare drug coverage just the way it is 0 None
2008-11-18 Sexuality and nursing home residents 0 None
2008-11-17 Ethnic disparities in treatment of trauma patients 0 None
2008-11-17 Financial incentives motivates doctors to reduce ethnic differences in heart disease treatments 0 None
2008-11-17 Cost of health insurance rises 33% with state pricing rule 0 None
2008-11-13 Doctors' questions about end-of-life legalities may result in patient pain 0 None
2008-11-12 Study looks at ways to improve doctors well-being 0 None
2008-11-11 New study highlights potential for cost effective NHS policy 0 None
2008-11-11 One in five U.S. hospital admissions are for patients with mental disorders 0 None
2008-11-10 New legislation addresses Massachusetts primary care crisis 0 None
2008-11-10 One in ten patients harmed in Australian hospitals 0 None
2008-11-10 Initiative by world-recognized specialists in heart disease and diabetes to reduce residual vascular risk 0 None
2008-11-08 Impact of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) Medicare reform explained 0 None
2008-11-08 Education, health care expected to be among Obama's priorities 0 None
2008-11-07 Accelerated education alleviates nation's nursing shortage 0 None
2008-11-06 More hospitals discharging patients to nursing homes for rehabilitation 0 None
2008-11-06 Nurse practitioners gather in London to discuss new horizons 0 None
2008-11-06 Canadian government through CIDA contributes to healthcare in Cuba 0 None
2008-11-05 Enhancing quality and safety of care for patients across Europe 0 None
2008-11-05 Healthy bones program reduces hip fractures by 37 percent 0 None
2008-11-05 Australian doctors are working less - but there are more of them 0 None
2008-11-04 Survey finds health care in the U.S. must be fundamentally reformed 0 None
2008-11-04 Are Canadian physicians passing the test? 0 None
2008-11-03 More family doctors desperately needed in U.S. 0 None

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