Tag Archives: System

In our health system, who “owns” patients?

A guest column by the American College of Physicians, exclusive to KevinMD.com. When talking with patients – particularly those with multiple, complicated medical issues – it often doesn’t take very long to hear about their increasingly suboptimal and sometimes harrowing interactions with our health care system. Examples include inpatient experiences in which care is provided… Read More »

Hologic Releases Trident HD Specimen Radiography System for Breast Tissue Analysis

May 3rd, 2019 Editors Pathology, Radiology, Surgery Hologic is releasing its Trident HD specimen radiography system for use in stereotactic breast biopsies and for verifying tumor margins during breast-conserving surgeries. It has regulatory clearances in the United States and Europe, where it is now being made available. Such devices are typically used within the surgical… Read More »

Ochsner Health System seeks improved access to clinical trials

Ochsner Health is partnering with Pfizer in a multi-year program to develop innovative models for clinical trials. Working with Pfizer, the delivery system with 40 owned and affiliated hospitals and more than 100 health centers and urgent care facilities, as well as its innovationOchsner lab, will look for ways to enhance the clinical trial experience… Read More »