Tag Archives: Medical

Members Move Medicine: Transforming med ed to meet patient needs – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Kelly J. Caverzagie, MD, an internist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha. AMA member since: 1998. What inspired me… Read More »

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Ruby… Read More »

Medical News Today: Investigating ‘spin’ in scientific journals

A recent study investigated “spin” in psychiatry and psychology research papers. The study authors found spin in more than half of the abstracts they analyzed. What impact might this have on doctors’ decisions? Many doctors only have time to read the abstract of a study. As news and media outlets compete for views, they can… Read More »