Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare disease that can cause severe weakness or paralysis, slurred speech, and facial droop, among other complications. And more than 90% of cases involve children. In this episode, Olwen Murphy, MB, BCH, MRCP, discusses what medical scientists know – and don’t know – about this perplexing neurologic illness.
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in America and a major cost burden for patients and healthcare systems. In this episode, Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor of Clinical Neurology and chairman of the department of neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College, discusses how providers can boost prevention efforts, improve treatment for victims, and avoid malpractice suits.
Join us for this episode of Rounds with Relias to learn more about how to prevent burnout and empower providers treating patients with opioid use disorder. Learn from Dr. Carol Clayton, Chief Translational Neuroscientist at Relias, how leaders in the field are working to combat the opioid crisis in the United States - and what you can do to help them.
Although healthcare system mergers can improve standardization of care, they also carry risks as physicians try to navigate new administrative expectations. Because of the inherent challenges, guest Susan Haas, MD, MSc, of Ariadne Labs advises focusing on patient safety at the start of consolidation planning.
Learn more about how assessments can be useful in healthcare outside of the hiring process, and learn about the best practices for doing so in onboarding, promotions, and professional development. Join Justin Hess, M.S., and Leslie Jeffries, MSN, BSN, RN, in the final installment of our mini-series on Hiring Unicorns in Healthcare .
With pediatric emergencies, the stakes are high. Protecting patients and limiting liability risks can present significant challenges. In this episode, Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine professor Ann Dietrich, MD, offers advice to practitioners in this field.
Identifying the best fit - for applicants and teams - can present a dilemma, especially when the pool is limited or other constraints arise. In part two of our mini-series on hiring unicorns, join Justin Hess, MS, and Leslie Jeffries, MSN, BSN, RN, as they discuss evidence-based alternatives to traditional approaches.
When emergency departments are not prepared to handle psychiatric patients, quality of care declines, costs increase significantly, and hospitals open themselves up to legal liability and regulatory problems. In this episode, renowned psychiatric emergency expert Scott Zeller, MD, offers advice to healthcare leaders and others seeking to improve management of psychiatric emergencies.
Just how significant is the problem of nurse and provider turnover, and what impact is it having on your team? Join Justin Hess, M.S., and Leslie Jeffries, MSN, BSN, RN, in part one of our mini-series on how to hire and retain the best in care.
Tickborne diseases more than doubled from 2004 to 2016, and Lyme disease, the most common tickborne illness, is spreading at alarming rates. James Bohan, MD, FACEP, associate program director of the emergency department at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira, NY, discusses this public health threat and analyzes current prevention measures and treatments.