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Innovation, Patient Experience

Understanding the risks and benefits of cannabis use among young patients

June 21, 2021

Via: The Medical News

In recent years, the use of medical cannabis to treat sick kids is on the rise, although questions remain about the benefits and safety of such treatments. Now, a team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) has […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Research

Exercise likely to be best treatment for depression in coronary heart disease

June 8, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

A study by RCSI indicates that exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in people with coronary heart disease, when compared to antidepressants and psychotherapy or more complex care. The study, led by researchers at RCSI University […]


Innovation, News, Patient Experience

Physicians, patients lost trust in US healthcare system amid pandemic, survey finds

May 25, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

Healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis spent months grappling with conflicting information from government agencies and their employers that chipped away at their confidence in the healthcare system overall. Among physicians surveyed, 43% said their trust […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Patient Experience 2.0: A Shift in Priorities Defined by A Year of the Pandemic

May 12, 2021

Via: HitConsultant

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the healthcare continuum within the past year, creating many roadblocks in the path towards high-quality care delivery. Amid these challenges, we have witnessed a significant shift in patient wants and needs, in addition to heightened […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Study: Disparities persist in prescribing comfort care for ischemic stroke patients

April 7, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Receiving palliative or hospice care services was found to improve quality of life for hospitalized ischemic stroke patients, however, disparities persist in which patients are prescribed or have access to these holistic comfort care options, according to new research published […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

GlobalData poll suggests sustained PPE usage by healthcare workers post-pandemic

March 25, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The majority of people (59% of the total polled) want healthcare workers to continue to use personal protective equipment (PPE) at the same frequency as they are using it during the Covid-19 pandemic even after its ends, according to a […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Research

Beta-blockers not likely to cause depression yet may contribute to sleep disturbances

March 15, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Beta-blockers treat various cardiovascular diseases and were not more likely to cause depression compared to other similar treatments, according to new research published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. While depression may occur during beta-blocker therapy, the research […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Research

Asthmatics at no higher risk getting or dying from COVID-19, assessment of studies consisting of 587,000 people shows

February 19, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A new study looking at how COVID-19 affects people with asthma provides reassurance that having the condition doesn’t increase the risk of severe illness or death from the virus. George Institute for Global Health researchers in Australia analysed data from […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Facebook will tell people where they can get vaccinated

February 8, 2021

Via: CNBC

Facebook this week will begin showing its U.S. users information about where and when they can get Covid-19 vaccines, the company announced on Monday. As part of its Covid-19 Information Center, Facebook will direct users to local health agency websites […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Largest global study of ‘long Covid’ finds many patients unable to return to work six months later

January 5, 2021

Via: CNBC

The largest global study of “long Covid” to date has found that many of those suffering from ongoing illness after infection with Covid-19 are unable to return to work at full capacity six months later. The term “long Covid” refers […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Persistent Opioid Use Can Follow Mastectomy

December 11, 2020

Via: MedPageToday

Some women who are prescribed opioids and other drugs to ease pain after mastectomy and reconstructive surgery continue to use those medications, researchers reported. In a large database analysis, new persistent use of opioids – defined as filling at least […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

New guidelines can help fertility practitioners build stronger patient relationships

October 6, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Pregnantish, the infertility community and content site, has crafted powerful new relationship guidelines to help fertility practitioners build stronger patient relationships, using simple communication tools designed to make every interaction count. The guidelines, entitled How to Create Happier Patients In […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Inexpensive steroids reduce deaths of hospitalized Covid-19 patients, WHO analysis confirms

September 2, 2020

Via: CNBC

Use of inexpensive, readily available steroid drugs to treat people hospitalized with Covid-19 reduced the risk of death by one-third, according to an analysis encompassing seven different clinical trials conducted by the World Health Organization and published Wednesday in the […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

LA hospital seeks vaccine trial participants among its own high-risk patients

August 26, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The patients at Dr. Eric Daar’s hospital are at high risk for serious illness from COVID-19, and he’s determined to make sure they’re part of the effort to fight the disease. He also hopes they can protect themselves in the […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Patients say post office slowdown is delaying delivery of life-saving medications

August 19, 2020

Via: CNBC

Nathan Geissel, who lives in rural Oregon, has been waiting more than nine days for a life-saving medication to arrive in the mail. As far as he knows, it’s stuck in a fulfillment center. Geissel’s doctor prescribed the medicine two […]