Team-based communication and an emphasis on personal resilience have improved one medical system’s employee engagement by more than 20%.
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One Stanford clinic’s democratic approach to patient care has improved outcomes for the entire team.
There is a new vaccine against shingles, and ACIP has recommended that it replace its predecessor.
A new program developed with the support of CDC aims to streamline vaccine-related functions in EHRs to make administration and reporting easier for clinicians.
Despite skepticism from some physician groups, updated blood pressure guidelines are good for patients and physicians.
While some third-world nations are making great strides, recent reports suggest massive funding efforts are yielding small results in other parts of the world.
Declining numbers of physicians are entering infectious disease care, but patients with HIV are living longer. A new report proposes a different kind of training track.
In all aspects of healthcare, we must be able to listen to, and keep confidential, anything that a patient shares, in whatever form it comes. By the same token, we must be able to communicate frankly and openly with patients conveying the necessary message.
Timely treatment with direct-acting antivirals is highly cost-effective in virtually all patients infected with HCV.
An innovative telemedicine model could substantially reduce the burden of chronic hepatitis C infection.