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Amputation rate for peripheral artery disease was similar despite wide variance in treatment costs between regions
And white men more likely than women to undergo procedures to open up blocked arteries, study finds
Study compared short-term survival in severely injured patients
Researchers looked at more than 1 million U.S. admissions
Major survey of U.S. health care trends yields surprises
Health care economics, politics and demographics have triggered an epidemic of hospital closures around the country. And the trend is likely to continue.
Risk remained for 28 days after discharge; highest when hospitalization was for 3 or more days, study suggests
Closer-to-normal lighting in hospital patient rooms linked to less pain in study
Hospitals executives and experts gathered to discuss the future of the industry at the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow Forum in Washington this week.
At the U.S. News Hospital of Tomorrow forum, industry experts discussed the best ways to improve a hospital's surgical quality -- and sustain that improvement.