Tag Archives: hospital

Hospital Innovation in Madrid: Harder than in U.S.? | Julio Mayol, CMO, Hospital Clinico San Carlos

Health Tech Jan 13, 2020• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Is healthcare innovation more challenging in a public healthcare system? We sat down with the Chief Medical Officer & Director of Innovation for the Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Dr. Julio Mayol, to find out! A large, academic research hospital in Madrid, Hospital Clinico San Carlos… Read More »

Hospital Group Mum As Members Pursue Patients With Lawsuits And Debt Collectors

The American Hospital Association, the biggest hospital trade group, says it promotes “best practices” among medical systems to treat patients more effectively and improve community health. But the powerful association has stayed largely silent about hospitals suing thousands of patients for overdue bills, seizing homes or wages and even forcing families into bankruptcy. Atlantic Health… Read More »

Electronic Medical Records, Burnout, And “Man’s 4th Best Hospital”

Overworked doctor trying to focus. Getty Graduating from medical school in 1978, I started my hellish internship while reading Samuel Shem’s classic, “The House of G-d,” a scathing indictment of medical education and the mercenary incentives in patient care. I found it shocking, crude at times and disillusioning—but at its core, absolutely correct about what… Read More »