Category: Working in Healthcare
The ability to connect with patients is critical. For some, this is an innate skill and for others, one mastered with time and practice. Regardless of your starting place, there are simple and tangible steps to help get you there.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made telehealth the undeniable centerpiece of our healthcare system in fewer than ten months. Telehealth’s growth has been nothing short of stellar.
Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) celebrates Women in Medicine (WIM) Month. The observance is intended to highlight the many accomplishments of women physicians and to increase advocacy related to women physicians and to the health care of women patients.
Various healthcare organizations are working to better prepare physicians and advanced practice providers for best practices in providing virtual care.
What defines a misdiagnosis, or a “diagnostic error” in medicine? In 2015, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s “Improving Diagnosis in Health Care” defined a diagnostic error as “the failure to establish an accurate and timely explanation of the patient’s health problem(s) or (b) communicate that explanation to the patient.” This comprehensive report
Students and teachers across all levels of schooling – elementary through high school to post-secondary education and professional education have changed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The physical classroom model has disappeared and may not return in its prior format. To thrive in a remote education world, students and teachers must adapt their learning
Preparing for and responding to the surge of COVID-19 patients has required healthcare systems to develop and implement new strategies to deal with shortages. Resources that have been in scarce supply include personal protective equipment, ventilators, ICU beds, medications, and IV fluids. Sadly, the resource that is most challenging to recruit in adequate numbers is
Today, Monday, April 6, marks the first day of National Public Health Week. If you missed our recent public health-related blogs on the roles of the various public health agencies or our interview with family and public health physician Dr. Angela DeJulius, you can check them out on our website. Each day of National Public
We all have a part to play in patient safety. In observance of Patient Safety Awareness Week, we spoke to industry leaders to get their thoughts on topics like notable…
In observance of Patient Safety Awareness Week, we spoke to industry leaders to get their thoughts on the challenges ensuring proper patient safety and how care teams can overcome them.…