Your medical team should include more than your doctors and nurses; you are a key component according to Janette Bisbee, Education Project Manager at the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network.
Peripheral artery disease can be a life-threatening condition as arteries become blocked, preventing blood flow.
Dr. Patricia Henwood is packing her bags. On Thursday, she’ll board a plane bound for Liberia.
Despite the fact there is very little quality control over random surveys, a new report suggests consumers are using the reviews to help make decisions.
If you have an elderly relative, one of the best things you can do for them is to go with them to a doctor’s appointment. There are several reasons.
Consider this: In Pittsburgh, there are 87 patients per doctor. In Philadelphia, there are 258.
Dr. Guillermo Linares, director of Neuro-Interventional Services says Temple Hospital is testing a new procedure.
The American Well app lets you see a doctor on your phone or tablet – and even get short term prescriptions and consultations.
The medical center shooting in Darby has raised new concerns about security at health care facilities.
We all know there is a need to have more primary care physicians in the country and the challenge to develop more of them is on-going.
Doctors are calling it a significant breakthrough in the battle against breast cancer.
Standing before residents at Jefferson Hospital, Casey said a bill he has co-sponsored would remove the current cap on Medicare residency positions, providing 15,000 more slots by 2019.
Last month, Wisconsin followed in the footsteps of 37 other states when it passed what’s become known as an ‘I’m sorry’ statute.
Unfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.
Feeling anxious about that upcoming doctor’s visit? You might want to make sure the nurse — not your physician — takes your blood pressure.