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How doctors protect themselves from patient violence

75% doctors have at one time or the other faced verbal or physical abuse, according to a study.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 19th, 2017

Doctors are failing to protect your privacy as a patient

AP Photo/Franka Bruns Somewhere on the Internet there is a photo of me topless. I’m not a celebrity, and this photo was not taken by paparazzi, an ex-boyfriend, or hackers—it was taken by a medical professional. In 2015, I was diagnosed with b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 24th, 2016

83 Percent of American Doctors Have Been Cyberattacked - Disrupting Care and Undermining Patient Safety

A study by Accenture and the American Medical Association paints a scary picture about the cyber-safety of medical facilities......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 14th, 2017

83 Percent of American Doctors Have Been Cyberattacked--Disrupting Care and Undermining Patient Safety

A study by Accenture and the American Medical Association paints a scary picture about the cyber-safety of medical facilities......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 14th, 2017

Google, Stanford team up on new "dash cam for doctors"

Doctors spend too much time taking notes during and after patient visits, and providers are turning to technology to combat physician burnout. The experiment could save doctors hours of time usually spent on a computer instead of in front of patients......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 30th, 2017

Shining the light: Hospital oversight of industry payments vary

Several of the state’s larger hospitals have systems in place meant to keep an eye on the work their doctors do with industry, and to ensure that it doesn’t affect patient care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017

"I feel like I"m going crazy:" Migrants in Greece are attempting suicide and suffering from other mental health issues at alarming rates

ATHENS (Reuters) - A mental health emergency is unfolding in migrant camps on Greece's islands, fueled by poor living conditions, neglect and violence, charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Tuesday. Medical staff have .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2017

The Las Vegas Shooting: A Public Health Crisis

Doctors and medical groups largely consider gun violence a public health catastrophe. Earlier this year, for its health tracking poll, the Kaiser Family Foundation surv.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 3rd, 2017

How to talk to kids about violence and terrorism, according to a psychologist

Parents would like to do everything possible to protect our kids. But we live in a world where 9/11 and ISIS are part of everyday life. So how do we explain terrorist acts and other violence to our children? Let's work our way .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 2nd, 2017

Abbott Releases New Software Updates for Pacemakers

Abbott Laboratories released new software updates designed to protect hundreds of thousands of implanted pacemakers from external hacking and to guard against dangerous battery depletions in a different cardiac device linked to two patient deaths......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 30th, 2017

After Charlottesville violence, colleges brace for more clashes

Berkeley is ready to spend as much as $500,000 to protect a single lecture.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 21st, 2017

FDA tells doctors to "closely monitor" patients who use weight-loss balloon from Austin company

Apollo Endosurgery Inc., an Austin medical device company, is caught up in a federal review of weight-loss devices following five patient deaths in the past two years. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an alert to health care providers .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2017

The Patient-Centered Care Learning Center will help address the shortage of doctors in Missouri and the U.S.

The new $42.5 mi.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkAug 2nd, 2017

"1.5 bn people of South Asia vulnerable to rare genetic diseases"

Not too long ago, when a person went in for a surgery in Indian hospitals, it was not uncommon to hear doctors ask him or her two questions -- whether the patient was from the Vaishya community and i........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineJul 20th, 2017

Doctors found 27 contact lenses in a patient"s eye during surgery

British Medical Journal A doctor preparing to perform a routine cataract surgery on a 67-year-old patient discovered a peculiar clump of disposable contac.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2017

"Unacceptable": Doctors and patient advocates slam the Senate Republicans" healthcare plan (again)

"Unacceptable": Doctors and patient advocates slam the Senate Republicans" healthcare plan (again).....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2017

"Unacceptable:" Doctors and patient advocates slam the Senate Republicans" healthcare plan (again)

"Unacceptable:" Doctors and patient advocates slam the Senate Republicans" healthcare plan (again).....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2017

UK doctors share patient data on social media, flout health authority"s ban

An investigation found that 1.6 million patient records were shared with Google's DeepMind.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 7th, 2017

UK doctors share patient data on social media, flout heath authority"s ban

An investigation found that 1.6 million patient records were shared with Google's DeepMind.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 7th, 2017

Doctors Use Snapchat to Share Patient Scans, UK Report Finds

Sure its convenient, but is it ethical or even safe? As h.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 5th, 2017

Doctors and patient advocates are slamming the Senate Republicans" healthcare plan

Phalinn Ooi/flickrDoctors and patient groups slammed the Better Care Reconciliation Act released by Republican Senators on Thursday, taking issue in particular with Medicaid cuts in the bill.The groups, including the American Acade.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 22nd, 2017