Researchers have developed a field-effect transistor-based biosensor that detects SARS-CoV-2 in nasopharyngeal swabs from patients with COVID-19, in less than one minute.
A new expert panel consensus statement provides guidance to clinicians managing lung cancer screening programs and patients with lung nodules during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unnecessary healthcare supply chain spending reaches almost $26 billion; savings opportunities remain
Unnecessary hospital spending on supply chain products and related operations and procedures has reached about $25.7 billion a year, according to an annual analysis by Navigant. The potential savings opportunity represents a 11.8% surge from 2017, representing $2.7 billion.
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.