Healthcare News & Insights

Could your doctors pass this ‘people skills’ test?

More medical schools are relying on “soft skills” testing along with grades and test scores to determine who they’ll admit as students.

Latest crop of med students expects to use EHRs in their practices

Hospitals and practices that are hiring, be advised: 70% of current med students say the availabilty of EHRs will be a deciding factor in where they choose to practice.

Report: Medical schools fall short on teaching patient safety

A new report claims doctors-in-training aren’t being taught the skills they need to create truly safe environments for patients.

HIPAA nightmare: Staffers blogging patient info

You’d think it’d go without saying that health care workers shouldn’t include patient info in their Twitter or Facebook posts. You’d be wrong.