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2013-05-13 13:13:39

As hospitals look for ways to improve patient satisfaction and boost their Medicare reimbursement, a Henry Ford Hospital study found that an inpatient pharmacist-directed anticoagulation service (PDAS) might be an unexpected opportunity.

2013-05-08 13:24:44

While the number of people – especially women – who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery.

2013-05-08 13:05:15

Robot-assisted surgery to remove kidney cancers has seen a rapid increase in use, and has both replaced and proven safer than laparoscopic procedures for the same purpose.

2013-05-06 20:31:13

The volume of cases performed at an institution each year has a direct effect on the outcome of surgical procedures, and should always be considered when looking at the benefits of a technique.

2013-05-06 11:22:23

A relatively common urinary tract disorder that can usually be managed in an outpatient setting is adding an estimated $238 million a year to the cost of emergency room visits in the U.S.

2013-04-08 23:04:23

The drafty backside is finally gone, replaced with comfort, warmth and dignity in a newly designed hospital gown that blends style for the patient with clinical function for the health care team.

2013-04-01 23:01:45

In a first-of-its-kind experiment using microvesicles generated from mesenchymal bone marrow cells (MSCs) to treat cancer, neurological researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have discovered a novel

2013-03-27 23:03:06

While the number of people – especially women – who have a minimally invasive procedure to remove kidney stones has risen in recent years, so has the rate of complications related to the surgery,

Disjointed Texts Could Be An Early Warning Sign For Stroke
2013-03-14 18:37:42

New research by the doctors at the Henry Ford Health System now suggests that garbled text messages should be added to the list of stroke symptoms.

Snoring Linked To Cardiovascular Health Risks
2013-01-25 04:50:36

Researchers from Henry Ford Hospital recently found that snoring could signal health risks in the future. In particular, the scientists discovered that snorers have a greater risk of developing thickening or abnormalities in the carotid artery.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.