Future of Health Care
A recent study provides insight into what makes hospitals’ social media posts successful — and what turns audiences off.
Experts from the AMA and MedStar Health are highlighting risks to patients and providers of poor EHR usability.
Physician burnout is not new. The speed at which it is spreading may be.
The Omron RS7 Intelli IT automatic wrist blood pressure monitor improves accuracy of blood pressure readings for obese patients, according to Japan-based Omron Healthcare.
The device has been clinically validated for that patient...
Body contouring has proven benefits for patients who have undergone bariatric surgery, but few avail themselves of it.
The most common bariatric surgeries markedly increase obese patients’ chances of living longer, according to a recent study published in JAMA that builds on evidence of the procedures’ benefits.
Few single procedures or treatments can boast bariatric surgery’s track record for improving or resolving multiple medical conditions. Overwhelming clinical data point to the effectiveness of weight-loss surgery in treating not only obesity but a host of comorbidities.
The ACA’s medical device tax reduced research and development (R&D) funding, according to a study conducted at Iowa State University.
Daeyong Lee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, found the 2.3 percent tax reduced manufacturers’ R&D expenditures...
School districts can reduce healthcare costs by roughly 15 percent if they provide teachers and their families access to on-site primary care health clinics, according to research in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
The study, by the RAND Corporation, also...