MRI has shown high specificity and moderate sensitivity and could be a good option to detect extramural venous invasion among colorectal cancer patients, especially with high-resolution MRI technology.
Plot out a sustainable measurement strategy that includes clinical and operational metrics. With those “before” metrics assessed, you’ll be better prepared to compare them to the “after” metrics to evaluate the impact of your new systems.
The digital payload of modern healthcare is becoming extreme—and considering the risks of clinician burnout, hospital staff are reaching a cognitive breaking point.
Seven years ago, it seemed like nothing could stand in Ryan Le's way. The 20-year-old had been living life just as he'd planned. He was a college sophomore in Austin, Texas, studying engineering. Then he got into a motorcycle accident, and everything changed.
Chances are, at least some of your employees struggle to pay their medical expenses. In fact, 41 percent of the workforce has medical bill problems — and many times, those problems snowball into medical debt and bankruptcy. But just having health insurance doesn’t stave off the risk. Here's what you can do to help.
Even if you’re uninsured or underinsured, you can still pay for telemedicine directly. In fact, many companies offer that very service — and they may not be as expensive as you might think.
If you’ve been known to skip breakfast or make less than healthy food choices when you’re in a hurry, know this: Even when things get busy, you can find healthy, easy foods to start your morning. It may just take a little planning, a dash of creativity, and a taste for trying new things.
The year 2020 could be a banner year of change for businesses, and not just because it’s a nice, round number. For one, millennials will make up more than half of all U.S. employees. Baby boomers will continue to exit the labor market just as rapidly as Gen Zers enter it, and about 4 in 10 workers, no matter their generation, will be freelancers. This workforce shift toward younger employees who want more flexibility is set to have a strong influence over 2020 employee benefit trends.
You’ve got medical, dental and vision insurance—plus a flexible spending account thrown in for good measure. If you have an accidental injury, you’re financially covered… right?
Not entirely. Even the best health insurance may leave you with unexpected costs, medical debt, stressful days and sleepless nights. And that’s especially true if you have a high deductible health plan or limited network.
You already know that regular exercise is good for your overall health and wellness — but it can sometimes be hard to fit in workouts during busy periods, especially when you've got other personal and professional priorities. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has you covered. With an emphasis on periods of moderate activity interrupted by short "bursts" of heart-pumping cardio work, HIIT workouts are designed to help you make the most of whatever time you have.
According to a Gallup survey of about 7,500 full-time workers, 23% said they consistently experienced employee burnout at work. People with purpose-driven jobs like teachers or doctors face the highest risk. Here's how employers can help.
Regardless of what you offer or for how long, it’s critical to do it in a way that helps level the playing field, not only for men and women but for high-wage and low-wage workers, too. When all employees have equal access to time with their growing family, everyone wins — even those who won’t enter the workforce until 2040.
Now more than ever, patients need a champion. Specialty medications come with issues of cost, coverage and many other complexities that can quickly become barriers to starting and staying on treatment. Add the stress of a life-changing diagnosis, and many patients find themselves needing a sympathetic ear and emotional support.