In some states – but not all – you have to be a licensed physician, nurse or nurse’s assistant to conduct the procedure. Ask about practitioner’s qualifications.
For more than a decade, doctors and nurses and staff at St. Christopher’s have been trained in detecting potential cases of abuse and neglect.
Using data from the Census Bureau, it has been projected that by 2020, the degree of physician shortfall will be 50% greater than has been previously estimated.
We know our service policies and check-up on cars, we know a great deal about our electronic equipment, but most of us have no idea about our health care.
With the flu continuing to spread, doctors around the Philadelphia region say there have been sporadic shortages of the flu drug Tamiflu.
If your doctor is empathetic and compassionate, it can help remove countless obstacles and lead to high quality care.
The man, his wife and their minor daughter contend in the suit that his HIV status is a disability and that the doctors violated the Americans with Disabilities Act when they advised him in writing in October 2013 that the family was being dropped as patients.
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.