Larry Brooks, director of business innovation at Boehringer Ingelheim, took the stage in a fireside chat with Medullan EVP and Managing Director Jonathan Chen at MobiHealthNews 2016 in San Francisco last week. Brooks has been leading Boehringer’s digital health group for the past five years, and he shed some light on how the pharma company’s […]
Google, the world’s most used search engine, is partnering with two of the world’s leading health organizations to take the confusion out of symptom searching. “We worked with a team of medical doctors to carefully review the individual symptom information, and experts at Harvard Medical School and Mayo Clinic evaluated related conditions for a representative […]
Harvard researchers have found that by age 65, 75% of physicians in low-risk specialties such as family medicine, pediatrics or psychiatry will have faced a malpractice claim; the rate for high-risk specialties is reported to be 99%. In high risk specialties such as neurosurgery and cardiovascular-thoracic surgery, approximately 19% of practitioners face a claim each […]
Obtaining a patient’s participation in medical treatment can be essential to achieving a successful outcome from the patient’s point of view. Patient participation can more easily be obtained through the informed consent process. The core of the informed consent process is the health care provider’s transfer of material information about the risks and benefits of […]
It’s probably safe to say that you’ve been to the doctor at least once in your adult life. So you can probably relate to this: You’re sitting on the exam room table in your physician’s office. In your head, there’s a lengthy list of questions related to the reason for your visit – an aching […]
Transurethral resection of bladder tumor (TURBT) accounts for much of the pathologic response in patients with muscle-invasive bladder cancer (MIBC) receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) and TURBT prior to radical cystectomy, according to findings presented Friday at the 2016 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium in San Francisco.