Medical economics

One-third of U.S. physicians report ever being sued

Nearly one-third of U.S. physicians (31.2 percent) in 2022 reported they had previously been sued, according to new research released by the American Medical Association.

Medical research

Medical jargon is source of confusion for non-physicians

In work published in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School researchers examined whether the general public understands the medical jargon that physicians typically use in their introductions ...


New research reveals attitudes to death and dying in UK

Most people believe it is important to plan care preferences in advance of dying but very few have taken any action, according to new research led by Cardiff University's Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre.

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