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Category: Patient Experience


Innovation, Patient Experience, Regulatory

10 Years Later, Obamacare’s Complicated Legacy Still Shapes the Nation

March 19, 2020

Via: Time Health

Maurine Stuart credits the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for saving her family. In 2014, Stuart was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome, a rare disease that causes heart, liver and lymphatic problems. As a result, she was unable to continue working full […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Uber And Lyft Launch New Services To Address Social Determinants Of Health

March 5, 2020

Via: Forbes

Ride share giants Uber and Lyft are rolling out an array of new products and services as medical care providers and health insurers look to improve health outcomes and increase patient satisfaction by addressing social determinants of health. On Thursday, […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Patient Experience

Transferring knowledge, not anxiety, can help food-allergic children cope with their fears

February 25, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) discusses the difficulties faced by parents of children with food allergies in not transferring their own anxieties […]


Patient Experience

Beyond burnout: Docs decry ‘moral injury’ from financial pressures of health care

February 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Dr. Keith Corl was working in a Las Vegas emergency room when a patient arrived with chest pain. The patient, wearing his street clothes, had a two-minute exam in the triage area with a doctor, who ordered an X-ray and […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

New clinical guidelines call for psychosocial support for complex ADHD in children, adolescents

January 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

New clinical guidelines call strongly for providing psychosocial supports for children and adolescents with complex attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Developed by the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP), the guideline provides a framework for diagnosing and treating complex ADHD in […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Virtual reality during chemotherapy could help improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life

January 20, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Virtual Reality during chemotherapy has been shown to improve breast cancer patients’ quality of life during the most stressful treatments, according to a recent study. Breast cancer is, to date, the most frequent oncological disease worldwide, and has an impact […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Reducing The Annual Rate Of Suicide In The US By 20% By 2025

January 14, 2020

Via: Forbes

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) has a bold new plan for reducing the annual rate of suicide in the U.S. by 20% by 2025. AFSP’s Project 2025 is using the “top minds in the mental healthcare field coupled […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Study: Only 25% of Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation

January 14, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Too few people covered by Medicare participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or acute heart event or surgery, particularly women, the elderly and non-white patients, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s journal […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Health-care companies use technology and data to boost primary care services

January 10, 2020

Via: CNBC

In baseball, high-salaried home run sluggers have always gotten the glory. The equivalent in health-care may be high-priced drugs and medical specialties that help save lives in critical cases. But 20 years ago, there was a big shift baseball. Leveraging […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Patient Experience

Telemedicine could change the way you visit your doctor. Are we ready?

January 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

Think of it as the 21st century version of the doctor’s house call. Telemedicine, which allows your doctor to visit, diagnose and treat you virtually — all in the comfort of your own home — is growing rapidly. Usage is […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Online physician reviews and ratings are important to older adults, new poll shows

January 6, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Find a restaurant. Book a hotel. Choose a product to buy. Online ratings and reviews from other customers can help with making decisions on all of these, and their use has exploded in the past decade. But online ratings of […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Government-funded day care helps keep seniors out of nursing homes and hospitals

December 23, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Two mornings a week, a van arrives at the Escondido, Calif., home of Mario Perez and takes him to a new senior center in this northern San Diego County town, where he eats a hot lunch, plays cards and gets […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

California attempts to revive compassionate cannabis programs

December 20, 2019

Via: The Medical News

For years, Richard Manning knew what he needed to cope with his physical pain, rage and PTSD — much of which he traced to a career-ending knee injury he suffered while on a domestic security detail with the Marines. Cannabis […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Mobile stroke units provide lifesaving care to patients in urban areas

December 4, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Mobile Stroke Units (MSUs), vehicles equipped to provide stroke treatment before reaching a hospital, provided lifesaving care to stroke patients in Manhattan approximately 30 minutes faster, compared to patients transported to hospitals in traditional ambulances and who did not receive […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Experts call for more active prevention of tooth decay for children’s teeth

November 27, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Findings from a major dental trial suggest that preventing tooth decay from occurring in the first place is the most effective way for parents to help avoid pain and infection from decay in their children’s teeth. A three-year study comparing […]