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How technology ruined, and can save, the doctor-patient relationship

Each year, Medical Economics surveys physician readers to find out what irks them most. Topping the latest list: insurance paperwork, followed closely by electronic health records (EHRs). The reason is the same for both. Insurers and EHRs get between doctors and their patients. When it comes to medicine’s computer problem, the obstacle is literal. Doctors sit behind a screen, focused… Read More »

By Gamifying Hand Washing, Soapy Might Just Save Civilization

By Yaron Carni of Maverick Ventures Israel The idea for this article germinated in a restaurant bathroom.  Before my meal arrived, I went to the men’s room and saw one of their employees leave a toilet stall and just walk by the sign we all know from public establishments: “Employees Must Wash Hands Before Returning to Work.” Talk… Read More »

How to Save Your Own Life in 12 Scary Emergencies

From fires to bear attacks, experts reveal the tactics that will get you out alive. Emergencies happen Tobias Arhelger/Shutterstock While your odds of having a heart attack are much higher than those of finding yourself in most of these scenarios, strange things happen every day. For example, every 12 seconds, someone called a poison center for… Read More »