Tag Archives: Clinical

Amazon-Berkshire-JPM's Haven hires clinical strategy leader

Brief Published March 15, 2019 Dive Brief: Haven, the Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway-J.P. Morgan Chase joint healthcare venture, has hired Sandhya Rao as vice president of clinical strategy, CNBC first reported and Healthcare Dive confirmed. Rao, who previously served as senior medical director for Partners Population Health, will join Haven CEO Atul Gawande and a fledgling staff tasked with… Read More »

Clinical waste 'backlog' pictured at North Lanarkshire health centres

Photographs showing bags of clinical waste piled at three health centres in North Lanarkshire have been posted on social media. The images – from Coatbridge, Kilsyth and Cumbernauld – showed bags of waste on top of large waste containers. It comes after the collapse of the firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES), which had previously processed… Read More »

CHEST Guidelines for Clinical Diagnosis of Pertussis-Associated Cough

November 12, 2018 Share this content: In children, pooled estimates of sensitivity and specificity were generated for only 1 clinical feature: posttussive vomiting. A guideline based on a high-quality systematic review has been developed for the clinical diagnosis of pertussis-associated cough in children and adults to justify the decision regarding whether or not antibiotic therapy… Read More »