Enhancing Emergency Care: Study Finds Lower ER Triage Scores are Associated with Delayed Antibiotics for Sepsis Patients
In a new study, researchers at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City found that antibiotic delivery was significantly faster — by up to 32 minutes — for sepsis patients being treated in an emergency department if they were assigned a...
15-May-2019 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Do Family Members Belong in ICU During Procedures with Loved Ones? Study Finds Clinicians Mixed About Practice
Do family members of loved ones who are critically ill and being treated in an intensive care unit at a hospital belong there when clinicians are performing bedside procedures? New study finds many critical care clinicians have conflicting feelings...
16-May-2019 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Are electronic health records and computer calculations a better, more accurate way to predict clinical outcomes for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease? According to the results of a new study by researchers at Intermountain...
20-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Risk Score Guided Care Can Help Physicians Provide Better Care, Planning, and Services for High-Risk Pulmonary Patients, Study Finds
A study of more than 17,000 patients finds a new laboratory-based method of estimating outcomes for patients with COPD may help physicians better provide proper care, referrals, and services for these patients at the end of life.
14-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers have identified eight new gene mutations that may cause or contribute to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, a form of heart disease not caused by known...
5-Mar-2019 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Taking Statins for Heart Disease Cuts Risk of Second Serious Event in Half, Yet Only Six Percent of Patients Are Following as Directed
A new study has found that patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease cut their risk of a second major adverse cardiovascular event by almost 50 percent, if they adhere to taking a statin medication as prescribed by their doctors.
1-Mar-2019 5:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
Keys to Successful Care of Pregnant Women Who Experience Heart Failure? Team-Based Care, According to New Case Study from Intermountain Healthcare
Any time a pregnant woman presents in heart failure there are risks to both mother and baby. What does it take to protect the mother and her growing baby for the best possible outcome?
15-Mar-2019 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Cardiac Procedure Reduces Risk of Dementia in Patients with A-Fib and Carotid Artery Disease Better Than Medications
In a new study from the Intermountain Healthcare Heart Institute in Salt Lake City, researchers found that performing catheter ablations on patients who suffer from both atrial fibrillation and carotid arterial disease reduces the risk of dementia...
4-Mar-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
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