<em>Care</em> Is Critical Component Of HealthcareIf your doctor is empathetic and compassionate, it can help remove countless obstacles and lead to high quality care.
Navigating Health Care And Its CostsA new report in the <em>New England Journal of Medicine</em> has found that physicians need to talk to their patients more about treatment options and their costs.
Poor Communication Leads To Non Compliance In HealthcareNon 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.
Patient-Centered Medical HomeIt is called the patient-centered medical home and it is one if the hottest concepts in medicine.
The Back Up Plan For Electronic Medical RecordsLast week's storm challenged many hospitals because this was the first time a major storm hit hospitals along the east coast with electronic medical records playing a key role in patient care. There was a backup plan in place.
Nurses Under StressOne field with growing responsibility and tremendous stress is nursing. The Joint Commission keeps an eye on this in evaluating hospital safety.
The Impact Of Computers On Health CareThe use of computers in the health care industry may mean that Information gained from the compilation of patient data and the ability for doctor’s to communicate with one another could revolutionize the way care is provided.
Hospital Room Noise Levels Comparable To ChainsawA recent report suggests that noise levels in hospital rooms may sometimes spike to nearly that of a chainsaw.
Electronic Tracking System Finds More Errors Made In Hospitals