Tag Archives: STUDY

Study: Many Paramedics Ignore Hand Hygiene Rules

FRIDAY, Feb. 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Paramedics have a “remarkably low” rate of compliance with hand hygiene standards, which could put patients at risk for deadly infections, according to a new report. For the study, researchers observed 77 paramedics in Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Australia as they dealt with 87 patients. The paramedics’ compliance… Read More »

Patients with primary care doctors receive more high-value healthcare, study finds

The U.S. healthcare system is generally centered around hospitals and specialty care. But the value of primary care has remained somewhat unclear, in part due to limited research. A new Northwestern Medicine study directly compared the quality and experience of outpatient care between adults with or without primary care. It found that Americans with primary… Read More »