Monday, December 10, 2018
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Monday, December 3, 2018
What did Dr. Lisa Schwartz teach you? I'd like to hear from other health journalists who've attended Medicine in the Media, Knight Fellowships or other courses. Her sessions with Dr. Steve Woloshin & Barry Kramer were eye-opening. I will miss her. @healthreporters
Sunday, November 25, 2018
On January 10th Choosing Wisely Canada is launching Diving into Overuse in Hospitals: A Starter Kit for Reducing Unnecessary Tests and Treatments, a resource that provides practical advice and guidance for implementing Choosing Wisely Canada recommendations in hospitals.
Friday, November 23, 2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Around half of older patients are exposed to potentially inappropriate prescribing, each year, and hospitalisation is independently associated with an increased risk, finds a study in Ireland published by The BMJ
Friday, November 16, 2018
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
The amount of preventative medicines given during hospital admission may be associated with an increased amount prescribed at discharge – resulting in higher costs and an increased risk for drug-drug interactions in patients with advanced lung cancer.