When patients remind doctors about hand hygiene it improves compliance rates, but physicians don't necessarily welcome the suggestion.
Express Scripts will roll out a new program that will limit opioid prescriptions for first-time users.
Only 8% of the 125 healthcare organizations surveyed apply successful practices to meet new consumer expectations.
The more stress an ER physician experiences, the more likely he or she is to make a mistake, a new study finds.
Two healthcare systems apparently have a knack for putting job candidates at ease and making the entire interview experience a positive one.
While more doctors are now affiliated with large hospital systems, there are options that allow them to maintain some independence.
The woman in the nursing home was clear, said Karl Steinberg, M.D. She didn’t want aggressive measures to prolong her life.
The real crisis in healthcare is getting insurers to pay to treat chronic illnesses, according to a healthcare advocacy group.
There are three lessons doctors and others in healthcare can learn from organizations such as Doctors Without Borders, says Robert Pearl, M.D.
In Charlottesville, Virginia, a doctor talks about how he reconciles his personal feelings with his professional responsibilities.