Most doctors have absorbed racist, sexist, and other bigoted verbal remarks from patients under their care, according to a new national survey. And in interviews, physicians say these ugly incidents, while not frequent, can leave lasting scars.
Leaders in today’s complex health care systems need better processes and systems for aligning day-to-day, clinical-care activities with the strategic goals of their organizations. The U.S. Army has accrued valuable experience in this area over the last decade through the...
Chase Beh had just turned 20 when his desperate mother placed him in intensive therapy with a counselor she hoped would rescue him from longtime substance abuse and mental health issues. What his mother didn’t know was that the counselor, Kimberly Even, was a fraud.
On a spring day at Maryland's largest state psychiatric hospital, a patient tried to escape, soiled herself and attacked a caregiver and a hospital police officer. She also spat on the police officer and tried to bite her.