Feature | Kim Phelan

It's almost like taking a stab in the dark, but ablating one or more arrythmias within the human heart is a moment when ...

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Feature | Kim Phelan

Ah, money, money, money — the Frankenstein monster that destroys souls.” It’s one of many oddball lines from the zany 1930s Carole Lombard and William Powell comedy, “My Man Godfrey,” but it rings true for physicians and other clinicians who know all too well how money has often got healthcare by the throat.

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One of the highest priorities for physicians who diagnose and treat heart failure conditions is to keep their patients ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

As a professor of surgery and the director of a mitral valve clinic that performs 300 to 400 valve repairs each year ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

Technological advancements over the years have forced most OR methods used in 1964 into dusty, old history books and ...

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Feature | Ellen Hansen, director of Clinical Informatics Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Electronic medical information improves patient safety by providing immediate and complete access to complex patient ...

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Feature | J. Steven Hata, MD, director, Division of Critical Care, Department of Anesthesia and Kristy Walker

Intensive care units are highly dependent on the efficient transfer of physiological data to multiple healthcare providers. In the delivery of healthcare in 2006 there exists a strong rationale for a tight relationship between critical care and information technology (Celi, Hassan, Marquardt, Breslow, & Rosenfeld, 2001).

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Feature | Namrata Sundaresan

Blood pressure measurement is a given for patients in the hospital, but for surgical or critically ill patients — in ...

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Feature | Ryan Hiett

It’s like a never-ending battle — that’s how Lena Napolitano, M.D., describes the recent and sharp rise in nosocomial ...

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DAIC: What are some of the scenarios — decisions or investments — in which a hospital might want to consider doing a ...

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A new spot blood pressure monitoring product from Medwave can now be sold and marketed in the U.S. Primo is a handheld ...

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