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By Allison Bond, STAT, Apr 21, 2021. Summary: COVID long haulers are struggling hard to receive the medical care for their symptoms and being dismissed. Last summer, in the six weeks after she began feeling… Read More
By SmithAmundsen LLC, Apr. 21, 2020. The United States has tested 3.2 million people for COVID-19, which is only about one percent of the population. It should come as no surprise that not every person… Read More
Medical Error Statistics: When Healthcare Can Kill You By Maria Clark, for Etactics, September 24, 2020. Responsible people don’t think twice about visiting the hospital. If we feel sick, need surgery, or have a major… Read More
By Leah Binder, for Forbes. Apr. 9, 2021. We should rely on hospitals as premier authorities on protecting people from health hazards like infections and injuries. After all, they hire exceptionally smart and credentialed staff… Read More
Preventable medical errors happen at all hospitals every day. They’re the 3rd leading cause of death, killing up to 440,000 men, women, and children a year. Patients are vulnerable to being harmed by an error… Read More
February 19, 2021 The federal government has penalized 774 hospitals for having the highest rates of patient infections or other potentially avoidable medical complications. Those hospitals, which include some of the nation’s marquee medical centers,… Read More
Faceboo Mistake 1: Not Preparing The average doctor’s appointment lasts about 18 minutes. Preparing ahead of time will help you get the most out of those minutes. Make lists so you have important information readily...
By Dr. Sharon Orrange, MD, MPH for GoodRx, Mar. 7, 2019.March 7, 2019. Sharon Orrange, MD, MPH, is an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Geriatric, Hospitalist and General Internal Medicine at… Read More
More than 27 million Americans lack any health insurance—58% of low-income working adults, 44% of young adults, and 35% of Latinx adults. In addition, almost 50% of nonelderly adults have insurance that requires high deductibles...