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Thesis Thursday: Sarah Zheng

On the third Thursday of every month, we speak to a recent graduate about their thesis and their studies. This month’s guest is Dr Sarah Zheng… 1,033 more words

Health Economics

Surgical risks: something else you need to know

Time of day affects the results of surgical procedures. Almost any work done at night has a higher risk of complications.

Previous studies have documented the relationship between surgical and medical management of diseases at night leading to worse outcome and it has particularly been exemplified in those undergoing: coronary angioplasty, orthopedic surgery, transplant surgery, colorectal surgery, and cardiac arrest patients.(1) 254 more words

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More Scandals in For-Profit Medicine

Universal Health Services is a holding company that provides behavioral health services. Its Oklahoma subsidiary, Shadow Mountain Behavioral Health System, is now being penalized by loss of Medicaid and Medicare contracts. 255 more words

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UChicago Medicine collaborates with Google to use machine learning for better health care

The University of Chicago Medicine is collaborating with Google to study ways to use data in electronic medical records to make discoveries that could improve the quality of health care. 726 more words