An Esquire writer dressed like a physician for a day: Here’s what he learned

In a study of the power of the uniform, Esquire’s Tom Chiarella donned four different professional ensembles on the streets of Chicago.

Using mHealth to provide value to Medicaid members

Mobile technology is a valuable resource for health plans to connect with Medicaid beneficiaries. Through text notifications from their health plans, beneficiaries stay informed about preventive and ongoing care and receive convenient reminders about proactive steps they can take to improve their overall health and well-being. Continue reading

In-Flight Medical Emergencies during Commercial Travel

Physicians who travel may be asked to render care to a passenger who is having a medical emergency during a commercial flight. A considerable proportion of passengers in whom medical issues develop during travel require hospitalization. Therefore, heal…

Eko Core, stethoscope that streams to smartphones, cleared by FDA

doctor with child using Eko Core
The FDA has cleared a digital stethoscope designed by medical devices startup Eko Devices. Company founders call it “a next-generation” stethoscope — the only one on the market to wirelessly stream heart sounds to a HIPAA-compliant smartphone app.

How the AMA is Helping America’s Physicians Combat Burnout

The problem of burnout and caregiver fatigue among physicians is real and immediate.
AMA Press Release

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