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Doctors average 16 minutes on the computer for every patient

(Reuters Health) – For each patient they see, doctors spend about 16 minutes using electronic health records, a U.S. study finds. Researchers examined approximately 100 million patient encounters with about 155,000 physicians from 417 health systems. They collected data on every keystroke, mouse click and second of time spent on various tasks in electronic health… Read More »

The Dilemma of the Black Patient

By YOLONDA Y. WILSON, PhD Last week a nurse posted a video of herself on Twitter mocking patients with the caption “We know when y’all are faking” followed by laughing emojis. Twitter responded with the hashtag #patientsarenotfaking, created by Imani Barbarin, and a slew of testimonials of negligent medical care. While the nurse’s video was not explicitly racialized,… Read More »

Scientists claim they can tell what type of dementia a patient has by the way they WALK

Scientists claim they can tell what type of dementia a patient has by the way they WALK Researchers found that people with Lewy body dementia walk differently  They change their walking steps more – varying step time and length  Scientists at the University of Newcastle analysed the walk of 110 people  By Eleanor Hayward Health Reporter… Read More »