The latest news on hospitals
Science takes doctors only so far. Then treatment becomes a judgment call.
Electronic record-keeping alone isn't the answer, researcher says
Heavy drinkers were affected most, but link holds for even mild use, study finds
Lack of improvement in death rates, experts say, may be because recipients are sicker
They're suffering already.
Hypoglycemia likely a sign of additional illness, suggest experts
Holds promise for faster, more accurate diagnoses, researchers say
Study finds communication breakdowns at least 7 percent of the time
Suggestions range from greater emphasis on preventive care to universal electronic records
Improved care and overall better health are credited with improved survival odds