Room For Growth In Doctors Facing The Tough Stuff

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A few weeks ago, STAT News released two closely related opinion pieces. One discussed how doctors need to be more transparent and honest about mistakes and near misses, and another had put forward that they need to be better trained to speak…

What Inpatients Don't Hear Could Make Them Better

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There is a lot of innovation happening in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. It’s a seemingly steady drip of cloud-based solutions, big data, record-keeping systems, endless amounts of AI-powered tech, and more. The big problems…

Custom, Clear Labeling a Key In Preventing Medication Errors

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A disturbing new study points to a dangerous trend: more people are committing medication errors at home, and the trend is rising. The study found that “serious medical outcomes” from self-administered medication errors doubled from 3,065…

Robotics help patients be better patients

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It’s impossible today to read any news from the tech industry without seeing something about the rise of artificial intelligence. On the other hand, news of robotics is just starting to pick up steam. In fact, healthcare is one of only a few…

Smiling Off The Charts

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Few can deny that conversations about patient satisfaction are continuing to grow and intensify. More and more leading providers are stressing a needed shift in attitude from treating patient care as a transaction toward acknowledging it as…

Through the (Google) Glass with Autism

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The “gee-whiz” factor got knocked out of Google Glass pretty quickly. A little over two years after it was introduced to the public in a test version, Google put Glass back under deep research cover after people developed an almost instinctive…