A double amputee patient in a wheelchair opened fire at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center Wednesday, wounding a doctor who was attempting to subdue the patient, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Florida, Indiana, and Texas.
Rising rates of physician burnout have attracted considerable attention in recent years, but a new report published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings suggests that the share of physicians who are burned out may be declining.
Each year, hackers steal thousands of medical records from hospitals and health organizations. Here's what actually happens to those stolen records once they're posted to the darknet—and what it's like to be a victim of medical identity theft.
Speaking at the Patient Engagement and Experience Summit at HIMSS19 last month, Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Adrienne Boissy shared lessons on how to optimize patient experience. Here are seven takeaways from her talk, Jonah Comstock reports for MobiHealthNews.
Marshall Allen was surprised when he learned he'd been named a "Top Doctor" in America—mostly because he's not a doctor at all. So how did Allen end up receiving the award, and why was he expected to pay $289 for a plaque commemorating the honor? Writing for ProPublica, Allen shares what he uncovered about the sometimes-shady world of physician awards.