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Exposure of U.S. physicians to work-hour reforms during residency training is not associated with post-training differences in patient mortality

Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later

No differences seen in post-training patient mortality, readmissions, or costs of care
In-hospital maternal mortality decreased from 1998 to 2015 in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and non-SLE pregnancies

In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus

Mortality decrease greater in systemic lupus erythematosus pregnancies than in non-SLE pregnancies
There were just over a dozen measles cases reported last week in the United States

Fewer New Measles Cases Reported Last Week in U.S.

A smaller number of new cases was reported than has been typical this spring
A Trump administration rule to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose the list prices of their drugs in television ads was blocked Monday by a federal judge.

Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge

The rule, applying to any drug that costs more than $35 a month, was to take effect this week
Receipt of more than the average number of electronic health record system-generated in-basket messages is associated with an increased probability of physician burnout

EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout

Receiving more than average number of messages linked to increased probability of physician burnout
Most U.S. adults have heard of and are concerned about antibiotic resistance

Most U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Antibiotic Resistance

However, almost half of survey respondents have not taken antibiotics as prescribed in the past
Eighteen percent of all emergency department visits and 16 percent of in-network hospital stays have at least one out-of-network charge

Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges

18 percent of all ED visits, 16 percent of in-network hospital stays have at least one out-of-network charge
A Florida woman died late last week from flesh-eating bacteria two weeks after cutting her leg while walking along the coast.

Flesh-Eating Bacteria Claims Life of Florida Woman

There are about 700 to 1,200 cases of necrotizing fasciitis reported each year in the United States

June 2019 Briefing – Dermatology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Dermatology for June 2019. This roundup includes the latest...
Stratification of melanoma into groups based on calculated tumor area improves prognostic value over stratification using the category based on Breslow thickness

Calculated Tumor Area Has Prognostic Value for Melanoma

Calculated tumor area is a novel, microscopic feature and a two-dimensional surrogate for tumor size