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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

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: bizjournals1 hr. 32 min. ago

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

"You"re more likely to get it wrong:" Here"s what doctors and patient advocates are saying about the Senate"s secret healthcare plan

"You"re more likely to get it wrong:" Here"s what doctors and patient advocates are saying about the Senate"s secret healthcare plan.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2017

How to protect healthcare organizations and their employees from workplace violence

Workplace violence is a recognized hazard in the healthcare sector that can take a toll on employees. Healthcare facilities serve the public, which increases their exposure to workplace episodes. Healthcare workers have a 20 percent higher rate of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2017

Florida doctors worst in the nation at collecting patient feedback, analysis says

Health care data company UBM Medica surveyed more than 2,000 physician groups across the United States over three years in collaboration with local health care tech startup CareCloud, finding that physician groups in the Sunshine State have some ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 6th, 2017

Here"s what doctors and patient advocates think about the Republican healthcare bill

Wikimedia CommonsThe Obamacare replacement plan is headed for a vote in the House on Thursday afternoon. That's after some changes have been made to the American Health Care Act, the bill that aims to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 4th, 2017

Why Brain-Scanning Headsets May Play a Big Role In Health Care

High-tech headsets could help doctors measure the electrical impulses of patient's brains. Nothing lights up the brain quite like the rich, lyrical melodies of composer Camille Saint-Sa?ns' The Swan, carefully.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 3rd, 2017

This Is What’s Missing in the Data-Centric Approach to Cancer

Doctors need a combination of genomic and therapeutic data to fine-tune patient care. In order to treat cancer successfully, doctors need data--but they need data about several things. And that&#.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 3rd, 2017

Fears of losing pre-existing conditions protection under GOP

From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 28th, 2017

A sci-fi fan just took home over $2 million for building a real-life Star Trek tricorder

Paramount Pictures In the Star Trek universe, doctors use devices called "medical tricorders" to collect patient information and diagnose diseases. Now real-l.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 19th, 2017

Researchers Locate Dormant HIV Cells, Raising Treatment Hopes

By identifying a certain protein marker, doctors may be able to target hidden HIV and rid a patient's body of the virus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 2nd, 2017