Tag Archives: Outcomes

JAMA: Lower cost hospitals have similar patient outcomes as higher cost counterparts

Dive Brief: A new study in JAMA Network Open finds that Medicare patients with heart failure or pneumonia likely had more costs associated with the hospital where they were receiving treatment than their acuity. The researchers randomly studied 1.22 million patients discharged between July 2013 and June 2016, and further isolated them to 1,615 patient… Read More »

For Black Men With Prostate Cancer, Equal Access Means Equal Outcomes

Equal access to care and standardized treatment result in similar outcomes among white and Black men with prostate cancer, suggest new findings published in JAMA Oncology, reports Healio. Black men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially more aggressive forms, and more likely to die of the disease than white men. But… Read More »

Several Outcomes Of Sleeping Pills That Individuals Need To Be Very Careful About

Lunesta (Eszopiclone) is a sleeping tablet prescribed by health professionals used for healing adults suffering from insomnia. Exactly like any other sleeping pills, there is a huge possibility of becoming reliant to the drug, consequently, making an individual dependent on it. Lunesta is permitted by FDA for extended use in treating insomnia compared to other… Read More »