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Leapfrog says 10 states have failing hospitals, calls for more accountability

Dive Brief: With the dust still settling on the midterm elections, Leapfrog’s fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades show in-hospital errors, accidents, injuries and medical errors plague hospitals in both red and blue states. Of more than 2,600 hospitals assessed, 32% earned an A grade, 24% a B, 37% a C, 6% a D and just under 1% an… Read More »

African-American Infants More Likely to Suffer Cardiac Arrest

Findings of a recent study presented at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Resuscitation Science Symposium 2018 suggest that Black infants may face higher cardiac arrest rates than Hispanic and white children, reports AHA. Cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in individuals—regardless of whether they have been diagnosed with heart disease, according to… Read More »

Physicians are more than their jobs

I had a strange thought that both delighted and frightened me in my intern year: I was sitting in my parent’s living room, exhausted. I had been fortunate enough to complete residency near my parents and visited with them pretty regularly. I realized that being a doctor is like no other job because you eat,… Read More »