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Consistency lacking in transfer of patient data

Consistency lacking in transfer of patient data

Many hospitals don’t have protocols for passing patient information among doctors, Yale study finds.

No matter how swift the runners, a relay race is lost if they don’t pass the baton properly.

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New forum offers a place for doctors and nurses to discuss issues of patient care

New forum offers a place for doctors and nurses to discuss issues of patient care

On a Thursday afternoon last fall, 23 physicians, nurses and social workers at Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) met to discuss a case that made everyone uncomfortable: a patient with colon cancer...

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Et Cetera

Stroke, heart attack and firing

Losing a job just as retirement approaches more than doubles the chances of a heart attack or stroke, according to a...

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Kidney patients left out of trials

Although at high risk for cardiovascular death, patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are frequently left out of...

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