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Raising Expectations: How One Organization Is Revamping Hospital Food

Raising Expectations: How One Organization Is Revamping Hospital Food

If there's one thing hospitals are not known for, it's culinary success.

Minority Residents Report Cultural Challenges in Education, Workplace

Minority Residents Report Cultural Challenges in Education, Workplace

Minority resident physicians report incidences of microaggression, occasional racism, and challenges in integrating their cultural identity into the workplace.

Advantages and Challenges of Community-Based Health Interventions Examined

Advantages and Challenges of Community-Based Health Interventions Examined

Therapeutic lifestyle changes administered in a community setting can be effective in reducing blood pressure among black people with hypertension.

Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry

Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry

A majority of internists still report financial ties to industry.

Designing the Therapeutic Space: Using Layout, Color, and Other Elements to Get Patients in the Right Frame of Mind

Designing the Therapeutic Space: Using Layout, Color, and Other Elements to Get Patients in the Right Frame of Mind

While there is no single way to design a conducive therapeutic room, mental health professionals can help ensure that clients have a comfortable therapeutic experience by keeping the area a welcoming, cozy, warm, and safe environment for emotionally vulnerable individuals.

Little to No Association Found Between Physician Performance and Medical School Ranking

Little to No Association Found Between Physician Performance and Medical School Ranking

Researchers found a limited association between the ranking of a physician's medical school and patient mortality or readmission rates.

Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses

Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses

Every nine minutes, a patient in a U.S. hospital dies because a diagnosis was wrong or delayed -- resulting in 80,000 deaths a year.

Security and Privacy Risks Linked to Wearable Healthcare Devices

Security and Privacy Risks Linked to Wearable Healthcare Devices

While wearable technology can provide substantial patient benefit, these devices carry significant privacy and security risks.

Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors

Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors

Existing policy has been amended to encourage licensing boards to require disclosure of physical or mental health conditions only when these would negatively impact a physicians' ability to practice medicine.

Exploring the Effect of Data on Precision Medicine Research

Exploring the Effect of Data on Precision Medicine Research

Electronic health records can offer information on social and behavioral data, which can aid research investigating genetic and social factors across health disparities.