Healthcare News

Patient Priorities Care provides easier care for older adultsOct 7, 2019
Patient Priorities Care is a demonstration program that provides a new approach to care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions by focusing on their health goals and values.
Study identifies human errors associated with surgical errorsJul 31, 2019
In an effort to identify surgical errors that could be prevented, researchers conducted an analysis of surgeries that resulted in adverse events over a six-month period.
The dangers of nonprescription antibiotic useJul 22, 2019
A team of researchers have discovered several methods that individuals use to get antibiotics without a prescription.
Study identifies strategies to reduce EHR inbox overloadJul 11, 2019
In a new study, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine recommend strategies for managing EHR inbox notifications.
Excellence in patient care honored at BaylorMay 17, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine honored its faculty leaders in patient care at the annual Faculty Awards Day, Thursday, May 16.
How bystanders can help trauma victimsMay 16, 2019
May is Trauma Awareness Month. Trauma surgeon said Dr. Millard Andrew Davis explains the different types of traumas and what a bystander can do to help.
Houston Venom Conference focuses on envenomationsApr 9, 2019
The Houston Venom Conference returns Tuesday, April 30, for the seventh consecutive year at Baylor College of Medicine. Founded by Dr. Spencer Greene, the conference teaches healthcare providers how to recognize and treat envenomations.
How to prevent and treat a cold Dec 12, 2018
Stuffy or runny noses and sore throats are common signs of a cold and can make us feel miserable. Isabel Valdez offers tips to treat a cold or even prevent catching one.
Patients’ experiences inform misdiagnosis improvement effortNov 5, 2018
To gain insight into the patient perspective on diagnostic errors, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine conducted a study to identify factors that could contribute to diagnostic error, specifically those related to patient-physician interaction.
Study offers novel approach to geriatric person-centered careOct 3, 2018
In a study published today in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, researchers describe ways to make person-centered care more actionable for older people.