The intrusive methods licensing boards use to evaluate physician impairment may actually promote stigma around mental health — without improving patient safety.
The annual American Thoracic Society International Conference wrapped up this week. Here’s a look at some of the newest research and stories from this year’s conference.
Nearly 1 in 5 patients with a lap band undergoes multiple device-related reoperations, and complication rates range widely among hospitals, new research finds.
Why studying literature, and sometimes debating the results, is so important for emergency medicine physicians — especially as patient populations change.
A NHLBI national committee just released a national action plan for COPD diagnosis and care, providing updated professional guidelines and patient-centered recommendations.
A collaborative approach with external coaching support makes gains and holds potential to be used for other patient safety issues, researchers say.