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Using medical students as admin support helps doctors care for 15% more patients an hour

Should all doctors be given SECRETARIES? Using medical students as admin support helps consultants care for 15% more patients an hour Scribes record details of the consultation, arrange tests and print paperwork In a study, the admin support reduced a patient’s emergency care stay by 19mins Cost analysis found scribes put hospitals in a ‘favourable financial… Read More »

Study Links Drug Maker Gifts for Doctors to More Overdose Deaths

WASHINGTON — A new study offers some of the strongest evidence yet of the connection between the marketing of opioids to doctors and the nation’s addiction epidemic. It found that counties where opioid manufacturers offered a large number of gifts and payments to doctors had more overdose deaths involving the drugs than counties where direct-to-physician… Read More »

'I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia' – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was 'so lucky' by doctors

James Patrice, and right, as a ten-year-old ‘I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia’ – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was ‘so lucky’ by doctors Independent.ie Television star James Patrice has opened up about how he was left fighting for his life after contracting deadly meningitis as a ten-year-old. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/i-had-bacterial-meningitis-and-septicaemia-dwts-presenter-james-patrice-told-he-was-so-lucky-by-doctors-37713909.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37713875.ece/810de/AUTOCROP/h342/jamespatrice.PNG Email Television star James… Read More »