Non compliance is the medical term used for when patients don’t follow through with what the doctor has advised or prescribed. Usually, poor communication is to blame.
In recent years, quality has become a buzzword in healthcare. But ‘quality’ is increasingly being linked with saving money, and that might not be best for patients.
Post exposure prophylaxis – or PEP – is important, especially for people who work in any area of health care.
According to the most recent study, 42% of doctors say they are ‘dissatisfied’ or ‘very dissatisfied’ in their medical practices.
Chris discusses President Obama’s statement on Trayvon Martin and Race, the impending birth of the royal baby, and the bankruptcy of Detroit. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, John Hayward from Human Events, and Rob Levine from Holt’s Cigar Company.
Some of the most important time a patient spends with a physician is when a doctor and patient can talk – but the doctor doesn’t get paid for that.
If you’ve been misdiagnosed, can you sue the doctor?
When it comes to physical examinations between the ages of 15 and 65 men were significantly less likely than women to seek care from a primary care physician.
Doctors who discovered the disease say it’s like your brain is on fire. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says it all starts with personality changes.
It is a sad statistic but death by suicide is a major occupational hazard for physicians and the numbers are startling.
It is called a patient portal. It is a government requirement for doctors and hospitals to distribute records and data from hospital admissions for patients. It sounds good, but it may not be.
The world of medicine is changing and it is happening fast. Don’t look now but if your doctor is not already employed by a hospital, they very well may be soon.
Medical spas, known for quick beauty treatments, have exploded in popularity. But as 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has learned, some people come out burned and scarred.
Most hospitals are going to a business model where they employ physicians – a model that could end up costing the hospitals more than in the past.
Chris reviews Mitt Romney’s speech yesterday in front of the NAACP and details the United States Olympic Committees efforts to get Olympic Gyro in Reading Terminal Market to change their name. He talks Republican Senate Candidate Tom Smith about his campaign against Bob Casey and Kirsten Kukowski from the Republican National Committee about President Obama’s record of outsourcing.