Search Tag: academic hospitals

IT Management

Growth in Online Second Opinion Services

2015 01 Sep

Studies have shown that, overall, about 20 percent of patients seek second medical opinions; in specialties such as oncology, the rate is more than 50 percent. To meet this demand from patients, an increasing number of online services now offer second medical opinions, according to an article in The Wall Street Journal . Some of these online services... Read more

Executive Health Management

Study: Overnight Care Quality Findings

2015 26 Jun

A study on the implementation of an onsite attending-level physician supervising the overnight medical residents, shows that the programme had no significant impact on important clinical outcomes. The study, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine , is the first to look at the impact of an overnight academic hospitalist programme. Academic... Read more