From MedPage Today comes this story about Cliff Willmeng, a registered nurse who was fired from United Hospital in St. Paul, MN, in May 2020. Willmeng believes the hospital board is investigating his conduct due to his standing up for his own safety and that of other nurses when he pressed for hospital scrubs over […]
Although the 2020 numbers will look much different, the 2019 Merritt Hawkins survey – representing 93 hospitals — shows significant increases over prior years in revenue driven for hospitals by a range of specialties, including internal medicine, cardiology, neurosurgery, and gastroenterology. How will the pandemic affect the financial outlook in 2020 and beyond, and where […]
We’ve been hearing about hydroxychloroquine seemingly since the pandemic started, and there is no question that doctors need to determine whether hydroxychloroquine is an efficacious treatment for adults hospitalized with COVID-19. Does this Original Investigation from JAMA finally provide some clarity to the drug’s use among patients hospitalized with the virus?
The NCI sponsors and funds the consortium, a multidisciplinary cooperative research organization devoted to the study of correlative tumor biology and new therapies for children with primary central nervous system tumors. New members are chosen through a competitive process based on several characteristics, including clinical trial infrastructure and expertise in basic and translational science.
A surgeon and a hospital system executive stepped down from a Tennessee hospital last week after the executive — not a licensed physician — participated in a patient’s surgery on prompting from a surgeon on the case, according to statements issued by both the CEO and the hospital system. Greg Neal, MBA, was CEO of […]
Listen to this podcast from Rafael Fonseca, MD, interim executive director, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, who discusses specific measures the Mayo Clinic has taken for developing in-house testing.