Clinicians should not feel uncomfortable asking questions about sexuality.
No differences seen in post-training patient mortality, readmissions, or costs of care
Strategies include following up with patients after hospital discharge to check on their status.
Despite being equally qualified as men, women often get paid less. Organizations can and should take steps to address such discrepancies.
Letting patients know the prices of health care services in advance can increase practice income and engender patient loyalty.
In 2015, 1 in 20 adults in the United States experienced a diagnostic error every year; yet by the beginning of 2019, nothing had been done to improve the situation.
Relationships found to be key to happiness; having friends at work impacts physician happiness
Physicians must chart the future course of their practice.
In addition to other input, the federal Office for Civil Rights wants to know how the privacy rule might be amended to encourage information sharing among providers.
South Carolina hospitals use a checklist to increase safety in the operating room. As part of a novel program, 14 hospitals in South Carolina reduced post-surgery mortality rates by 22% through the simple act of using a checklist in their operating rooms. The hospitals, which account for almost 40% of the state’s inpatient surgeries, completed…