In a recent interview for Fast Company, which discussed the potential uses of virtual reality for medical education, Thomas Jefferson University professor Dr. Eric Wickstrom said simulation training could make medical school more attractive to those who may have been turned off by traditional curricula.
According to the Pennsylvania Healthcare Cost Containment Council, patients admitted to the hospital five or more times over a one-year period account for a large portion of the health care economy in Pennsylvania. In order to address the needs of these complex patients, Thomas Jefferson University’s Center for Interprofessional Education has teamed up with Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers.
Patients staying in the hospital can sometimes have trouble remembering information and/or directions from their doctors, nurses and care team. Dr. Judd Hollander, spoke with “ACP Hospitalist” about Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s solution to the issue – virtual rounds.
CBS3 reported on a recent poll, in which only 34 percent of Americans took vacation last year. Therapist Dr. George James wasn’t surprised, but shared the many benefits of taking time off.