How would you feel about access to cheaper medicine in return for proving compliance? With the ever-increasing costs of medical care, there have been many incentives that aim to improve patient compliance, from seeking preventative care to taking their medications as prescribed. Several years ago, I participated in an employer-run initiative in order to receive […]
By Shannon Halloway & Melissa Kalensky A patient walked into clinic wearing only a hospital gown, feet bare and EKG wires trailing. Just hours after having surgery, his dementia had prompted him to wander out of the hospital and walk two miles to proudly show off his new surgical scar to a familiar face. Physically
The Tesla Semi has been racking up high-profile pre-orders since it was unveiled. Those deep-pocketed customers are going to want their trucks — they'll be less patient than Model 3 buyers. Tesla might want to think about prioritizing...Show More Summary
New Hanover County takes their battle against addiction to court: Drug makers “aggressively pushed highly addictive, dangerous opioids, falsely representing to doctors that patients would only rarely succumb to drug addiction,” the lawsuit reads. Show More Summary
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's patent dispute with London-listed Shire over the Swiss drugmaker's new haemophilia drug Hemlibra has escalated, with Shire filing a new motion in a U.S. court that Roche says aims to stop some patients from getting its medicine.
BOSTON - Microscopes enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI) could help clinical microbiologists diagnose potentially deadly blood infections and improve patients' odds of survival, according to microbiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Show More Summary
It used to be that doctors knew best. We told you what to do, and you obediently complied. The world has changed, and the paternalistic system of yore has given way to the shared decision model where patient autonomy is respected. The old way: “Well, I’ll be setting you up for surgery soon.” The new […]
Aetna is notable for not selling anonymized patient data—but CVS, like many pharmacy chains, does -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Same Mdluli details the significance of Sokhaya Charles Nkosi's work, created in response to the conditions of his people during apartheid in South Africa.
Two of Pennsylvania's health care leaders come together to invest $1 billion in the future of health care in central Pennsylvania
Sometimes after a particularly hard day, we find ourselves snapping at our kids and partners more than usual, and while everyone has a bad day here and there, one thing's for sure: patience is a virtue when it comes to parenting. Although...Show More Summary
Dr. Simon Bramhall admitted to Birmingham Crown Court that he etched "SB" onto the livers of two transplant patients in 2013 using an argon beam. The post WTF? Surgeon Admits To Branding His Initials On 2 Patients’ Livers appeared first on CrimeFeed.
Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California are delivering clot-busting medication to new stroke patients more than twice as fast as the national average. This follows the regionwide adoption of an integrated telemedicine program, according to new research published Dec. 15 in the journal Stroke.
Microscopes enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI) could help clinical microbiologists diagnose potentially deadly blood infections and improve patients' odds of survival, according to microbiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center) Microscopes enhanced with artificial intelligence (AI) could help clinical microbiologists diagnose potentially deadly blood infections and improve patients' odds of survival, according to microbiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).
PHYSICAL GRAFFITI: He was a renowned surgeon — until a doctor found his initials burned on a patient’s liver.
Penn Medicine's Innovation Accelerator Program, now in its fifth year, has announced funding for four new projects aimed at addressing disparities to improve health care delivery and patient outcomes.
WELL THIS IS THE 21ST CENTURY, YOU KNOW (Part Deux): Voice of America reports that “Virtual Reality Allows Patients to Preview Their Own Surgery.” The night before Luna’s surgery, Collins gives her a headset to wear and lets her travel through her own brain. Luna admits being “a nervous wreck” before seeing the path Steinberg would take […]