The intrusive methods licensing boards use to evaluate physician impairment may actually promote stigma around mental health — without improving patient safety.
Health Care Delivery, Policy, and Economics
Michigan Medicine researchers sought to determine how much certain factors affect a patient’s decision to have elective diagnostic tests in the emergency department.
States that allow doctors to treat a patient’s sexual partner without an in-person visit may find more success lowering rates of sexually transmitted diseases.
Ketamine is used increasingly during surgery to reduce pain during recovery. A recent study questioned the efficacy of this common practice.
A collaborative approach with external coaching support makes gains and holds potential to be used for other patient safety issues, researchers say.