The New England Journal of Medicine invited both major presidential candidates to write articles about their healthcare policies, but only one took the editors up on the offer.

To err is human, as they say. But in a hospital setting, an error can turn deadly fast. And they do, according to a report from the Emergency Care Research Institute (ECRI), especially when hospital records confuse two patients for one another.  

 

The majority of physicians feel they have no time to see additional patients and aren’t feeling positive about the state of their profession, according to a survey conducted by the Physicians Foundation.

A new report from Pricewaterhousecooper’s Health Research Institute (HRI) tries to identify “a vision for US New Health Economy” over the next decade, breaking down shifts in healthcare to five separate areas driving “seismic change.”

Having more physicians employed by hospitals hasn’t provided benefits for patient care, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.