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

Video Shows Brain Surgery While Patient Is Awake As Doctors Remove Deadly Tumor

Zhi Long, the 23-year-old patient, is seen talking and responding to questions during the life-saving surgery......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 22nd, 2018

Doctors Suspended After Images Show Patient Being Propped Up by His Own Severed Leg

Public hospitals in the region faced numerous problems due to severe underfunding; oxygen shortages at another hospital led to the deaths of a number of children......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 12th, 2018

My View: Credentialing process critical for Arizona"s health care future

Slow credentialing of doctors is slowing patient care, and the system needs some work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 11th, 2018

Alabama School Shooting: What We Know About ‘Accidental’ Huffman Shots that Killed Female Student

"We have a responsibility to protect our schools from gun violence, accidental or otherwise.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 8th, 2018

Doctors Protest Suspension of Colleague Who Performed Brain Surgery on Wrong Patient

The surgeon, two nurses and an anesthetist were suspended last week after they were said to have opened a patient’s skull in a procedure to remove a blood clot......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 5th, 2018

How to protect employees from workplace violence

Every year, nearly two million U.S. workers are victims of workplace violence. Workplace violence is any threatening, disruptive behavior, act or threat of physical violence, harassment or intimidation that occurs in the workplace, including verbal or .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 8th, 2018

2nd man has gene editing; therapy has no safety flags so far

A second patient has been treated in a historic gene editing study in California, and no major side effects or safety issues have emerged from the first man's treatment nearly three months ago, doctors revealed Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 6th, 2018

Doctors like Larry Nassar are out there — you just don’t hear about them

Cases of doctors harming a patient, ranging from sexual misconduct to medical error, are often kept quiet......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 3rd, 2018

Doctors, Patient Care Crippled By Allscripts" Ransomware Attack: "I Think It"s Eroded Some Trust"

A ransomware attack on Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc (NASDAQ: MDRX)'s cloud has cost one private practice “in the $1,000s” and in reputation since the electronic health records were seized Jan. 18. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 23rd, 2018

How doctors deal with racist patients

Hospitals are reshaping their policies to protect their employees’ rights while giving all patients the treatment they need......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 22nd, 2018

Trump Is About to Protect Doctors Who Won’t Perform Abortions or Treat Transgender Patients

The upcoming medical "conscience objection" rules could set off a political storm. President Donald Trump’s administration is set to wade into its next health care policy controversy--new federal guidelines t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 17th, 2018

FDA Approval Should Be A Suggestion, Not A Requirement

In November of 2017, doctors attempted the first ever gene-editing therapy in a human, attempting to cure Hunter syndrome in a 44-year old patient. This is a genetic disorder that affects.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 4th, 2018

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