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A new study finds that it matters what time of day you visit the doctor. 'Decision fatigue’ causes physicians to order fewer and fewer potentially life-saving cancer screenings as the day progresses.
This quality improvement study evaluates the association of primary care clinic appointment time with clinician ordering and patient completion of breast and colorectal cancer screening.
healthcareIncompetence 
6 weeks ago by joeybaker
72% of people whose genetic data is used in studies came from just 3 countries: the UK (40%), the US (19%), and Iceland (12%). Meanwhile, 76% of the world's population lives in Africa and Asia. For precision medicine to be effective, more diverse particip
Melinda Mills and Charles Rahal discuss genome-wide association studies published in the last 13 years, finding increases in sample sizes, rates of discovery, and traits studied over time. They discuss limitations, including sample diversity, and make recommendations for scientists and funding bodies.
healthcareIncompetence  racism  scienceIncompetence 
january 2019 by joeybaker
For-profit hospitals correlated with higher readmission rates - Patients who receive care in a for-profit hospital are more likely to be readmitted than those who receive care in nonprofit or public hospitals, according to a new study.
Patients who receive care in a for-profit hospital are more likely to be readmitted than those who receive care in nonprofit or public hospitals, according to a new study published by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers.
healthcareMalfeasance  healthcareIncompetence 
september 2018 by joeybaker
Fewer heart attack patients die when top cardiologists are away at conferences, study finds
Heart attack patients are more likely to survive when top cardiologists are not in the hospital, a new study suggests.
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march 2018 by joeybaker
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