News tagged with patient communication

New way to target the growth of breast cancer cells

An international team of researchers led from Karolinska Institutet and Science for Life Laboratory in Sweden have found a new way of halting the growth of breast cancer cells. In their study, which is published in Nature ...

Jan 18, 2018
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Room for improvement seen with initial diabetes care

(HealthDay)—Diabetes care can be improved with enhanced communication between providers and patients and improved communication between members of the primary care team, according to a study published in the January/February ...

Jan 17, 2018
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Making a case for health literacy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates half of the adult population in the United States may have inadequate health literacy skills. The inability to understand and effectively use health information is ...

Nov 28, 2017
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Improving care transitions for patients

Disruptions in care and poor communication can affect the one in four Medicare patients who move from a hospital to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) after a hospitalization for an acute illness. But there are several untapped ...

Oct 20, 2017
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