Mental Health Disorders Complicate Standards Used by ACA to Penalize Hospitals for ‘Excessive’ Readmissions
Co-existing psychiatric illness should be considered in assessing hospital readmissions for three common medical conditions used by Medicare and Medicaid to penalize hospitals with “excessive” readmission rates. That was the conclusion of a...
25-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Major League Baseball pitchers who underwent a second Tommy John surgery saw their performance decline and their career shortened, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
20-Mar-2015 1:05 PM EDT
Research into Brain’s Ability to Heal Itself Offers Hope for Novel Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury
Innovative angles of attack in research that focus on how the human brain protects and repairs itself will help develop treatments for one of the most common, costly, deadly and scientifically frustrating medical conditions worldwide: traumatic...
23-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
New animal studies at Henry Ford Hospital found that sildenafil, a drug commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction, may be effective in relieving painful and potentially life-threatening nerve damage in men with long-term diabetes.
17-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
A doctor’s recommendation and a patient’s race may influence flu vaccination rates, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
Researchers found that 90 percent of patients received vaccination if their physician advocated...
18-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST
Henry Ford Hospital researchers say that breastfeeding and other factors influence a baby’s immune system development and susceptibility to allergies and asthma by what’s in their gut.
17-Feb-2015 11:30 AM EST
A microsurgical technique credited with revolutionizing treatment of men once thought to be infertile was recently performed Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, a first for southeast Michigan.
16-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST
First-in Man: Tumor Suctioned From Vein of Cancer Patient to Allow Minimally Invasive Kidney Surgery
Physicians at Henry Ford Hospital successfully suctioned a cancerous tumor from a major vein in a patient with metastatic kidney cancer, clearing the way for him to undergo a minimally-invasive kidney removal. This allowed him to participate in a...
11-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST
Pain is the most common reason a patient sees a physician but few physicians have received adequate training to help their patients, according to a Henry Ford Hospital article published in the Journal of American Osteopathic Association. An...
12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT