The term "personalized medicine" remains an overused promise to apply specific treatment plans.
This higher level of dialysis care in Canada is partly owed to substantially higher reimbursement fees for nephrologists.
When we move from one state to another, typically we must obtain a driver's license from the state to which we are relocating.
Rising readmission rates of subsequent sepsis have given urologic surgeon Jeremy Grummet, MBBS, MS, FRACS, pause.
Immunologic mismatch may no longer be a barrier between living kidney donors and recipients.
Some may find it surprising that Dr. Critz generally considers RP to be the go-to treatment for localized disease.
A harried family practitioner mistook a bacterial infection for a viral infection.
He had ordered two computed tomography scans for a man in his early 70's, but simply filed away the scan results without looking at them.
A nurse and pharmacist misread a nephrologist's handwritten prescription for a dialysis patient.
Family alleged that healthcare professionals failed to respond to an infant's symptoms of a potentially fatal condition.
Researchers developed a three-part handoff system that includes standardized communication and handoff training.
The number of malpractice suits filed in the state has dropped by 36% each year since the reforms went into effect.
Elevated levels of Hcy are associated with increased levels of cardiovascular inflammation.
A trial of a gluten-free diet presents no inherent risk for patients starting to exhibit microvascular damage.
Vitamin D is often recognized for its impact on bone metabolism, but it is also an important regulator of immune function.
The Cleveland Clinic has initiated the collection and storage of biospecimens from kidney and pancreas transplant recipients.
More than 100,000 patients are on the kidney transplant waiting list and the increasing number of patients without living donor options underscore why it is important to decrease the discard rate of deceased donor kidneys available for transplantation.
In-house clinics can be a cost-efficient way to provide high-quality healthcare, without having to make a large investment.
Medical office staff need to understand which patients often miss their appointments and why.
Sensitivity to the price of medications, for example, may improve patient adherence to pharmacotherapy.
Profits are up as banks are avoiding shaky loans.
Excess supplies are helping to hold down prices, so natural gas is becoming more attractive for many users.
The S&P 500 stock index has returned 10.2% annually during the past three years and the Barclays Capital Aggregate bond index only returned 5.7%.