The promise of gene therapy to cure disease seems less like a dream when you hear that new organs are being grown on biological scaffolding. ... These are challenges indeed, but that is who we are—specialist physicians who take on challenges for the
It was another sobering reminder that restricting access to health insurance will not prevent people from being sick or needing health care. ... But before then, we have much work to do to take on the challenges of promoting excellence and
Rather than being easier to read and navigate, encounter documents are longer, filled with extraneous information, and often lack the key elements of the physician's thoughts behind the assessment and
that and you can do simple things was very valuable as well,” Dr. ... Studies have found that this concern is unfounded. “Evidence shows that there is not any harm to patients' emotional well-being and there isn't harm to the patient-doctor
I'm built to do well in a crisis, but not all leaders are. ... I do think that people attending to their own mental health and well-being throughout is critically important.
One of the great things about GlassHospital is that it sits on the campus of a well-known and fairly well-respected former Big Ten university. ... This means responsibility for our students' health and well-being. I loved working at the Student Care
For something like the treatment of gout, there were alternative medications that people could be put on, but they may not work as well [or] they may not be tolerated as ... Physician advocacy is another potential game-changer, Dr. Ubel said. “It's
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly. ... Congress should set aside this flawed plan and enact a budget that would support the health and
That type of holistic approach is incredibly important for our efforts to help maximize our patients' health and well-being.”. ... I definitely do not think that it represents ‘mission creep’ for physicians to address those sorts of things because
Despite being very intelligent, and understanding that their cholesterol levels were greatly improved, they decided to stop the statins. ... These findings are important, given the central relevance of energy and functional status to well-being.