Eclectic Mix
Follow
Find tag "medicine"
3.7K views | +0 today
Eclectic Mix
An eclectic mix of articles about our world and the universe we live in, with some political commentary
Curated by Pamela D Lloyd
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Pamela D Lloyd
Scoop.it!

Why Some Civil War Soldiers Glowed in the Dark

Why Some Civil War Soldiers Glowed in the Dark | Eclectic Mix | Scoop.it
They called it “Angel’s Glow.”
Pamela D Lloyd's insight:

Fascinating article about nematodes and luminescent bacteria that helped Civil War soldiers overcome serious infections.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Pamela D Lloyd
Scoop.it!

Patient Outcomes Improved by Pay-For-Performance - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Patient Outcomes Improved by Pay-For-Performance - National Institutes of Health (NIH) | Eclectic Mix | Scoop.it

NIH Research Matters - Pay incentives for clinician performance can improve cardiovascular care in small primary care clinics that use electronic health records, a new study reports.

Pamela D Lloyd's insight:

It only makes sense! We all focus on those goals for which we receive recognition, and this is especially true of organizations. When incentives to medical practitioners focus on the number of patients seen, patients become cogs on an assembly belt, hurried through the system. But, when the focus is on providing improved health outcomes, then the quality of the health care improves.

more...
No comment yet.