A transitional care practice at Northwestern Memorial Hospital helped reduce healthcare costs compared to traditional discharge services, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
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Public payers such as Medicaid more frequently underpaid children’s hospitals when compared to private payers, according to a study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Visitor restrictions during winter months were associated with a significant decrease in the transmission of viral respiratory infections among hospitalized children, according to a Northwestern study.
During the Nursing Role Learning Experience, third-year medical students shadow nurses to better understand the role of nurses in patient care, and how to communicate together as a team.
An emergency thrombectomy, which surgically removes large blood clots, may be beneficial in far more stroke patients than previously thought, according to a new trial.
Veterans Affairs hospitals outperformed civilian hospitals on most measures of quality and patient safety, but scored lower on indicators of patient experience, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
A combination of ultrasound and cystoscopy is the most cost-effective approach to detecting cancer in patients who show microscopic amounts of blood in their urine, according to a JAMA Internal Medicine study.
A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a newer left ventricular assist device performed at least as well as existing devices on the market for patients with advanced heart failure.
A landmark national study has shown allowing surgical residents the flexibility to work longer hours does not pose any greater risk to patients.
Lewis Landsberg, MD, former dean of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, compiled aphorisms from his nearly 50 years of experience in internal medicine in his recently published book, “On Rounds: 1000 Internal Medicine Pearls.”