Recovering from surgery can be tough for many patients, and a difficult recovery could lead to a return hospital trip. To avoid this, some hospitals are changing their surgical protocol and adopting practices geared toward an “enhanced recovery.”
In this guest post, writer Katie Lewis discusses deep brain stimulation, a revolutionary new treatment for patients with neurological disorders.
Like all businesses, hospitals have to make money in order to stay in business. You can’t treat patients without staff, equipment, medications, etc., and that all requires money. But is making money sometimes done at the expense of patients’ health?
A new study from the American Medical Association looked into which doctors — by gender, age, specialty, etc. — are most likely to get sued or have other liability claims against them.