Archive: 24/01/2011

Showing empathy to patients can improve care

Showing clinical empathy to patients can improve their satisfaction of care, motivate them to stick to their treatment plans and lower malpractice complaints, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Health
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Controlling the rising costs of cardiovascular care

Canada's health care system could have saved $77 million in 2006 if it had adopted a more restrictive policy on the cardiovascular drugs angiotensin receptor blockers without a negative impact on cardiovascular health, according ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Health
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New measures planned to fight Medicare fraud

(AP) -- Federal health officials announced new security measures Monday to combat Medicare fraud, including tougher screenings for providers and the ability to withhold payments during investigations.

dateJan 24, 2011 in Health
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Making ADHD teens better drivers

A University at Buffalo researcher's work with a state-of-the-art driving simulator is making better drivers among those considered to be the most risky motorists on the road: teens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity ...

dateJan 24, 2011 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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