Search Tag: patient-physician relationship

ICU Management

Doctor-Patient Relationship is Key to Reducing CT Scan Overuse in ED

2015 23 Nov

In emergency department settings, overuse of computed tomography (CT) for minor head injury continues despite rigorously validated clinical decision rules like the Canadian CT Head Rule (CCHR). Medical experts say one in every three CT scans performed on patients with minor head injury is unnecessary. New research from Yale University has found that,... Read more

IT Management

Face-to-Face Consult Advised Before Telehealth

2015 11 Sep

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued policy recommendations for the practice and use of telemedicine in primary care. In a position paper published in the Annals of Internal Medicine , the ACP said it supports the expanded role of telemedicine as a way to increase access to care and reduce costs. However, benefits offered by telemedicine... Read more