Even as medicine becomes increasingly digital, a good physician-patient relationship remains integral, many leaders, including Dean Lloyd Minor, MD, have argued. Science backs that up, Lauren Howe, PhD, a Stanford psychologist, and Kari Leibowitz, a graduate student in social psychology, write in a recent commentary in The New York Times. In fact, an empathetic, relatable doctor can […]Continue Reading ...
Every morning at Watsonville Community Hospital in Northern California, the labor and delivery team divvies up its patients — low-risk ones go to the midwives and high-risk ones to the physicians. Then, throughout the day, the doctors and midwives work together to ensure the births go smoothly. “We kind of divide and conquer,” said Dr. […]Continue Reading ...
On this page: It helps the doctor—and you—if he or she knows about the non-medical parts of your life. Where you live, how you get around, and what activities are important to you—these are all things that can make a difference in decisions about your health care. The following are some examples of practical matters […]Continue Reading ...
Before coming to medical school, I made a promise to myself: I will not become a Robot Doctor. Time and again, I visited what I call Robot Doctors – those physicians unable to empathize with me and seemingly unable to compute moments when I said something unscripted. For example, I once made an appointment with […]Continue Reading ...
Credit: CC0 Public Domain Qu Jianguo, 64, had a futuristic medical visit in Shanghai as he put his wrist through an automated pulse-taking machine and received the result within two minutes on a mobile phone—without a doctor present. The small device, which has a half-open clasp that records the heartbeat, is one of the technologies […]Continue Reading ...
September 13, 2017 The primary randomized managed trial of scribes reveals that they produce vital enhancements in doctor pride with out detracting from affected person pride. The usage of scribes–team contributors who record affected person encounters in actual time below doctor supervision–has won substantial reputation as a solution to lower physicians’ clerical burden, even if […]Continue Reading ...
Welcome to this week’s version of Healthcare Occupation Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled from around the Internet that can assist you be informed what is subsequent. Melissa Byington is president of the locum tenens department of CompHealth, the country’s biggest locum tenens doctor staffing corporate and a pace-setter in everlasting and […]Continue Reading ...
A Johns Hopkins Lifeline helicopter arrives to select up and shipping Ferdinand Hui from Baltimore, MD to Washington, D.C. Credit score: Ferdinand Hui Flying a stroke specialist via helicopter to a close-by stroke affected person for emergency care is possible, saves cash and, most significantly, will get essential care to sufferers quicker than transporting the […]Continue Reading ...
A face feels nothing like a frozen pig’s foot, I thought, as I guided a curved needle into the woman’s cheek, drawing the absorbable thread across her still-bleeding wound. Two wraps around the needle driver and I pulled the nearly invisible thread through, bringing the edges of her skin back together, securing my first knot. […]Continue Reading ...
A basic plan can help you make the most of your appointment whether you are starting with a new doctor or continuing with the doctor you’ve seen for years. The following tips will make it easier for you and your doctor to cover everything you need to talk about. List and Prioritize Your Concerns Make […]Continue Reading ...
A trip to the pediatrician’s office can be a nerve-wracking experience for both children and their parents, especially when efforts to calm young patients down dominate the visit. And half of parents of toddler and preschool-aged children can relate, saying their child is afraid of going to the doctor, according to a new report from […]Continue Reading ...
Stick to the lowest dose for as few days as possible Opioids are powerful drugs that decrease pain, but they can also lead to addiction and deadly overdose if not taken with care. If you need opioids after surgery, it is important to talk to your doctor about how to use them safely. Talk to […]Continue Reading ...
There are lots of other theories in the market in regards to the route that healthcare must cross and what we want to be doing sooner or later. Passions run excessive, and peoples’ reviews range wildly. It is incessantly tough to search out settlement on anything else. There’s, alternatively, one common reality I have discovered […]Continue Reading ...
Welcome to this week’s version of Healthcare Profession Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled from around the Internet that will help you be informed what is subsequent. Melissa Byington is president of the locum tenens department of CompHealth, the country’s biggest locum tenens doctor staffing corporate and a pacesetter in everlasting and […]Continue Reading ...
LAS VEGAS — Ignoring authorized and regulatory guardrails can harm reputations and result in activity loss and prison time, but following “the letter of the regulation” on my own is not sufficient to keep away from scientific self-discipline, warned panelists on the American Academy of Doctor Assistants assembly right here. Ethics and affected person protection […]Continue Reading ...
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