Opinion

December 19, 2016

Treatment Choices in Atrial Fibrillation

Oussama Wazni, MD
Managing atrial fibrillation to prevent stroke: Use nothing or an oral anticoagulant. Use the CHA2DS2-VASc algorithm as well as gender to determine treatment choices. Dr. Wazni presents treatment choices in further detail.
Treatment Choices in Atrial Fibrillation
September 27, 2016

It’s a Ruff Day … or, Should We Treat Our Customers Like Dogs?

By Dennis Knox, MDalert.com contributor.

It is essential for individuals to focus on improving their own work environment so that they can better serve their customers. If your employees aren’t happy, your patients, guests, and physicians will not be happy.
It’s a Ruff Day … or, Should We Treat Our Customers Like Dogs?
September 20, 2016

Digital Marketing in Today’s Healthcare. Or Am I Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic, Again?

By Josh Putter, MDalert.com contributor.
Marketing has always been a conundrum for healthcare executives. Do I really need to market? Do consumers make their decisions based on an ad? Doctors really drive healthcare decisions so why waste resources on marketing?
Digital Marketing in Today’s Healthcare. Or Am I Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the Titanic, Again?
September 11, 2016

Seven Steps to Effective Crisis Management

By Josh Putter, MDalert.com contributor.

If you have worked in healthcare for more than a few years, you have probably seen at least one crisis develop in your facility. Although every incident can become a crisis, there are some that happen that can have lasting effects for the facility and everyone it touches.

Seven Steps to Effective Crisis Management
September 5, 2016

Preparing Staff for Initiation of Major Site Construction Projects

By Josh Putter, MDalert.com contributor.

The excitement of opening a new unit or a department expansion is palpable. Not only is the staff excited about working in new construction and quite often utilizing new equipment, but also the statement that a new unit says to the hospital staff and community. The support of the physicians, staff, and community have allowed for the expansion/renovation of the hospital.

Preparing Staff for Initiation of Major Site Construction Projects
View More
Loading...

Trending News

In cooperation with Reuters News and Reuters Health, we are proud to provide you with our continuously updated news feed. We select news that applies to physicians in all the major clinical specialties, as well as on finance, science, technology, and other areas.

Reuters Health Medical News

Drug companies to face first opioid trial following pandemic delays

By Nate Raymond and Brendan Pierson (Reuters)Four drugmakers, including Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, will go to trial on Monday over claims they helped fuel an opioid Read More »

Audio-only 'virtual' prenatal care not tied to worse perinatal outcomes

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Pregnant patients who were given the opportunity to have some of their prenatal appointments virtually, as audio-only visits, during the pandemic attended more of Read More »

Physical inactivity tied to COVID-19 hospitalizations, ICU admissions, mortality

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Patients with COVID-19 who have been consistently physically inactive have a significantly higher risk of severe outcomes than counterparts who were getting at Read More »

Brazil health regulator lacks data needed to evaluate Sputnik V

By Ricardo Brito BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's health regulator Anvisa lacks the information necessary to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine, the agency said in legal Read More »

Chronic pain in women linked to genes

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women may be at greater risk of experiencing chronic pain at least in part because of their genes, a genome-wide association study (GWAS) suggests. "We Read More »

Switch from adalimumab to its biosimilar not tied to drug retention in psoriasis patients

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A mandatory non-medical switch from adalimumab to its biosimilar was not associated with drug retention in a Danish registry study. "This is the largest Read More »

Sex-selective abortion continues to widen India's gender divide

By Ronnie Cohen (Reuters Health) - A cultural preference for sons has led to an increasing number of sex-selected abortions throughout India - resulting in as many as 22 million fewer female births Read More »

UPDATE 1-J&J scientists refute idea that COVID-19 vaccine's design linked to clots

(Adds FDA investigation into vaccine design in paragraph 5) By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scientists at Johnson & Johnson on Friday refuted an assertion in a major medical journal that the Read More »

See all news »


© 2021 /alert® unless otherwise noted. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use
Do Not Sell My Personal Information