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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

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

Texas Bill Would Protect Doctors Who Fail to Inform About Fetal Abnormalities

The bill is designed to protect doctors from malpractice lawsuits, according to its author......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 22nd, 2017

AliveCor Raises $30M for Its FDA-Cleared Mobile Heart Monitor

And a new platform will allow doctors to monitor patient heart health. As wearable technology gets more advanced, a slew o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 16th, 2017

U of C economist: How Republicans and Democrats can both keep their promises on health care

Republicans who want to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) emphasize the importance of patient choice and market efficiency. Democrats opposing repeal focus on the need to protect the most vulnerable. As economists, however, we reject the false.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 4th, 2017

USC economist: How Republicans and Democrats can both keep their promises on health care

Republicans who want to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) emphasize the importance of patient choice and market efficiency. Democrats opposing repeal focus on the need to protect the most vulnerable. As economists, however, we reject the false.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 4th, 2017

Economists: How Republicans and Democrats can both keep their promises on health care

Republicans who want to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) emphasize the importance of patient choice and market efficiency. Democrats opposing repeal focus on the need to protect the most vulnerable. As economists, however, we reject the false.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 4th, 2017

How pharma money reaches patient groups, even doctors on Twitter

The way we think about disease "is being subtly distorted" by financial ties.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 17th, 2017

Fate Therapeutics announces first patient treated in ProTmune PROTECT trial

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 5th, 2017

State Medical Society says it"s too soon to prescribe cannabis for pain

For patient advocates and cannabis industry execs, the state's decision earlier this month to allow doctors to recommend medical marijuana for the treatment of chronic pain was a moment to celebrate.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 15th, 2016

A New Way Of Thinking About Healthcare

Insurers and doctors used to think one patient at a time. Now they have to see the big picture to keep whole populations healthy. That changes everything. Insurers and doctors used to think one patient at a time. Now they have to see the big picture.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 14th, 2016

Real-life Star Trek tricorders are about to start consumer testing

Paramount Pictures In the Star Trek universe, doctors use devices called "medical tricorders" to collect patient information and diagnose diseases. Now real-life versions of those tricorders — in this case, lightweight devices that can diagnose.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2016

Here"s how doctors experiment on the brains of people too sick to consent

Eva Blue/Flickr under Creative Commons licenseThe narrative arc of a recent report by Luke Dittrich concerning Henry Molaison (known as patient H.M.) is deeply disturbing. First, says Dittrich in his book “Patient H.M.,” a surgeon recklessly e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2016