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Health care intervention: Treating high-need, high-cost patients: Study found focusing on patients’ values instead of problems offered better results – Science Daily

Patients with complex needs — serious mental and physical health problems and substance use disorders — flock to emergency rooms costing the health care system billions every year. A new study suggests a nontraditional approach to these patients can significantly improve their daily functioning and health outcomes. In crisis and with nowhere else to turn,… Read More »

AHA News: Women and Men Tolerate Heart Transplants Equally Well, But Men May Get Better Hearts

FRIDAY, Oct. 11, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — Women are just as likely as men to survive after a heart transplant despite often getting poorer-quality donor hearts, new research shows. The findings, published this week in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, sought to shed new light on what role, if any,… Read More »

Report Finds Med Schools Must Better Promote Racial Justice

Medical schools must do a better job educating future doctors about racism, promoting diversity and serving patients of color, according to results from a recent survey, reports Reuters. For the 2019 Racial Justice Report Card (RJRC), medical students at 17 institutions gave their schools an A, B or C grade based on 14 criteria. According… Read More »