A subset of patients known as maximizers consume a high level of medical resources without clear evidence of better outcomes, a study found.
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Speaking directly with a pathologist could help patients better understand their diagnosis and feel empowered, a survey of patient sentiment finds.
Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly decreased opioid prescriptions without compromising pain control.
How a transformative long-term model plans to reshape the culture of hiring, mentoring and advancement of early-career surgeons at Michigan Medicine.
Learning health care systems using electronic medical records for quality improvement and research should first seek patient consent.
Few over 50 have tried telehealth and most see in-person care as better — but half would consider it for encounters with their primary providers.