A new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has found no significant difference in adjusted overall survival rates between gunshot and stabbing (so-called penetrating trauma injuries) victims in Philadelphia whether they were transported to the emergency department by the police department or th
Perelman School of Medicine
Ralph Muller of the Health System, Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School and Andrew Steinmetz of the School of Arts and Sciences suggest that hospital and health system executives have a better vantage point on health care reform changes than politicians and the general public.
Nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of the nation’s leading health care executives say they believe the health care system will be somewhat or significantly better by 2020 than it is today as a result of national health care reform. Additionally, 93 percent believe that the quality of care provided by their own hospital or health system will improve during that time period.
Kevin Volpp of the Wharton School and the Perelman School of Medicine comments on finding a way of getting patients to take their medication correctly.
Douglas Smith of the Perelman School of Medicine comments on individuals more susceptible to long-term problems from any type of brain injury.
This December marks the 40th anniversary of the Abramson Cancer Center (ACC) of the University of Pennsylvania being designated a Comprehensive Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute.