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Getting sleep in the hospital

If you or any of your loved ones has ever been hospitalized, one of the complaints you may have heard about most is how hard it is to sleep in the hospital. There are lots of things about hospital routines that can make things difficult for patients to sleep, besides noise and illness. While some… Read More »

Kansas hospital dresses newborns as ‘Frozen’ characters, adorable photos show

‘Frozen 2’ sets record; holiday shoppers spending big bucks Morning Business Outlook: Disney’s ice princess sequel ‘Frozen 2’ tops the box office for a second time and sets a record on Thanksgiving weekend; Cyber Monday spending expected to hit almost $ 9.5 billion while shoppers spent a record $ 7.4 billion online on Black Friday.… Read More »

Mayo Clinic to introduce cutting-edge medical technology to UAE hospital

A partnership between US non-profit Mayo Clinic and UAE healthcare network Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) is planned to bring world-class specialist care to Shaikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC). According to a Mayo Clinic news release, it will introduce the latest healthcare technologies to the 741-bed hospital in Abu Dhabi, including robotic surgery, which will… Read More »

New computer analytics may solve the hospital readmission puzzle, study suggests

A University of Maryland School of Medicine study suggests that a novel machine learning model developed at the University of Maryland Medical System, called the Baltimore score (or B score), may help hospitals better predict which discharged patients are likely to be readmitted. The research, led by Daniel Morgan, MD, MS, associate professor of epidemiology… Read More »

Rising drug costs are gut punch to hospital budgets, triggering staff and service cuts, other changes

According to a new study from the National Opinion Research Center, or NORC, at the University of Chicago, hospitals are badly suffering under the weight of drug prices and drug spending, which seem to be on a steady and often times steep upward climb. The study results show the average total drug spending per hospital… Read More »