578 followers 29 artikelen/week
Medical ethics in a changing world: Navigating identity and patient care

My buddy John and I fortuitously found ourselves enacting roles in an impromptu theatrical production last week. As medical practitioners, the thematic essence was predictably centered around matters concerning patients. The scene unfolded thus: “So, this person’s name is Emily, but her pronoun is ‘they,'” John started. “She identifies as a therian...

Sun Apr 21, 2024 01:53
A Pakistani oncologist’s journey: Navigating commute challenges

I’ve always been afraid of driving. My home is quite far away from my hospital, and for the past eight years, I’ve been traveling via Uber for my daily commute. I don’t have a good memory of roads, lanes, and streets, even in my own city. I just rely on the driver and Google Maps. Read more… A Pakistani oncologist’s journey: Navigating commute challenges...

Sun Apr 21, 2024 01:53
Supporting medical resident families [PODCAST]

Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes! Join Elizabeth Landry, a certified coach, as we explore practical strategies to support medical resident families during the challenging transition into residency. Discover how spousal support programs, inclusive social gatherings, and mentorship initiatives can positively...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 04:57
The Change Healthcare hack: a wake-up call for the health care industry

In a recent cybersecurity breach, Change Healthcare, one of the largest health care technology companies in the United States, fell victim to a sophisticated cyber-attack. This incident has sent shockwaves through the health care industry, significantly impacting revenue cycles for numerous health care providers who rely on Change Healthcare’s services...

Sat Apr 20, 2024 04:57
Venture-backed telemental health care companies are creating a new opioid epidemic

More Americans are seeking mental health care than ever before, but many people receiving treatment have never met their psychiatrist in person—or even at all. Telemedicine has been growing in popularity for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic sent tele-health care utilization rates through the roof. Now, after sharp increases brought by COVID-19 lockdowns,...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 22:57
Working patients and health care [PODCAST]

Subscribe to The Podcast by KevinMD. Watch on YouTube. Catch up on old episodes! Join Benita Talati, a patient advocate who illuminates the biases health care providers may hold toward patients unable to adhere to traditional appointment hours. We explore how limited paid time off, extended wait times, and financial barriers impact working patients’...

Fri Apr 19, 2024 16:57

Bouw uw eigen nieuws-stroom

Klaar om het te proberen?
Start een 14-daagse proef, geen credit card nodig.

Account aanmaken