Trust, open communication and translation go a long way toward fostering better outcomes for underserved patients, a recent study suggests, with the advent of primary care coaches bridging gaps in health education and encouraging positive patient participation.
For stepping up during a 2015 natural disaster to partner with the International Medical Corps in Nepal, Abbvie recently received a Global Citizen Award, honoring its humanitarian actions in the wake of a destructive earthquake.
While all eyes were on the results of the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 9, a speaker at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations conference in Brussels, Belgium, was introducing a concept that could bring equally seismic changes to the field of health care.
Rep. Tom Price, as well as the new Trump administration, will likely move quickly to repeal some elements of the Affordable Care Act, but they will step more slowly when it comes to major changes, according to one health expert.
Taking medical supply commerce online to a greater degree, Bayer recently premiered its specialized U.S. Radiology myORDERS e-commerce website, announcing the debut at the 2016 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting in Chicago.
With insulin costs skyrocketing, the American Diabetes Association recently called for greater transparency in the supply chain, demanding investigation into price hikes and launching a petition to ensure that no diabetic patients are denied access.
Tints of pink pervaded several events for Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, including fundraising, a free women's health event called Paint the Night Pink and even pink lighting illuminating the building’s exterior last month in Texas.
Patient education portal ContextMedia:Health and Chicago-based Alzheimer's Association recently created a partnership offering information and resources to those living with Alzheimer’s, in sync with National Family Caregivers Month and National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.
Four founding partners backed by 30 additional organizations have launched the Take 5 Challenge, prompting practitioners to address the epidemic obesity incidence in the U.S. by directly and supportively engaging affected patients for treatment options.
Sponsored by the Healthcare Leadership Council, the brand-new Healthcare Leaders for Accountable Innovation in Medicare debuted Thursday with an event at the Reserve Officers Association in Washington, D.C.
On Veterans Day, the nation honors Americans who displayed courage in the face of trauma, something that results in profound challenges for them, even the veterans who may not satisfy criteria for clinical PTSD, according to one psychiatrist.
Following November’s election, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) officials offered some perspective drawing upon the concept of election cycles, calling 2016 a 'change election' year and sharing their viewpoint based on decades of observation.
Coming from professional, social and philanthropic circles, patrons of the Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s (LCRF) 14th Annual Strolling Supper recently joined LCRF members in New York City to raise a record-breaking total of nearly $1.5 million.
Medical students are already on double duty with rigorous schedules and material to process, on top of social time with friends and family — so they may not know about the phenomenon of subtly acquired bias.
TransPerfect — the world’s largest privately held language service technology provider, based in New York — recently took steps to fight cancer by participating in the American Cancer Society 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' nationwide walk event.
The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) recently announced that they will hold a comprehensive series of cardiovascular accreditation services for U.S. hospitals as well as other institutions.
According to a recent article from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), family physicians should see Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURs) as valuable tools for their businesses and patients alike.