"Tired Physician"

Majority Of US Physicians Say They’re Burned Out Or Depressed

Nearly two-thirds of U.S. physicians report feeling burned out, depressed - or both - with one in three physicians admitting that their feelings of...
"Matrix code"

Algorithm Shows Differences Between Nurse, Doctor Care

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago has published the first quantitative study on the divergent scopes of practice...
"Notification Board"

Words Matter

A new John Hopkins study found stigmatizing language in medical records may affect the care a patient receives. When doctors and nurses read notes and...
"Man sitting"

Sitting Is Bad For Your Brain — Not Just Your Metabolism Or Heart

Studies show that too much sitting, like smoking, increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes and premature death. Researchers at UCLA wanted to see...
"Vaccine Needle"

What Do You Think? –Mandatory Flu Vaccines For Health Care Workers

A recent study about mandatory flu vaccines for health care workers caught our attention. The multi-institutional study found that mandatory flu vaccines improved participation...
"Illustrated Doctor"

Patient Prejudice: New Survey Finds Bias Toward Doctors, Nurses

A majority of doctors (59%) say they confront bias from patients, including offensive remarks about gender, age, race and ethnicity, according to a new...
"Doctor looking at x-ray"

To Curb Medical Errors, Physicians Must Be Better Trained To Admit Mistakes

Medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States, with some research suggesting that errors can cause as many 250,000 fatalities...
"Flowers and candy"

Love Actually: Americans Agree On What Makes People ‘Feel The Love’

Americans may disagree on many things, but love might not be one of them. According to researchers, people in the U.S. largely agree about...
"Patient and walker"

Nurse Staffing Levels Linked To Patient Satisfaction

Patients' unfavourable views of hospital care are strongly linked to insufficient numbers of nurses on duty, rather than uncaring staff, indicates observational research published...
"Hospital Bed"

Missed Nursing Care Due To Low Nurse Staffing Increases Patient Mortality

Failure to deliver complete nursing care explains why hospitals with lower registered nursing (RN) staff levels have a higher risk of patient death, a...

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