Researchers suggest salaried physicians at the publicly funded hospital system are not financially incentivized to overtreat patients with costly and unneeded surgeries or radiation therapy.
Physicians who use stigmatizing language in their patients' medical records may negatively affect the care those patients get for years to come.
Medical liability expert says breakdowns in cognitive and process factors often aren't captured in adverse events reports, and only come to light for physicians when they're named in a lawsuit.
A new study suggests that automated methods can be used to identify findings in radiology reports.
Doctors remain baffled by concussion-like symptoms that manifested in US government personnel while they were on assignment in Havana, Cuba.
Major depressive disorder (MDD) as defined under DSM-5 criteria is highly prevalent among U.S. adults, according to new research.
As one of the worst flu seasons in nearly a decade continues to thrive across the country, Oregon is the first state in the lower 48 to see the virus decline from “widespread” to “regional."
It's a blood disorder that used to carry a death sentence for children before their 18th birthday.
A systemwide initiative involving physicians, nurses, laboratory operations, and pharmacists has helped the nonprofit reduce its sepsis mortality rate.
A mobile platform that prompts patients with 140-character text messages may help both behavior modification and medication adherence.