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.
If you were born between the years 1945 and 1965, you should be aware of an important health statistic that affects you: Baby boomers are five times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults.
John Thomas needed two new knees. Contributing to his joint pain was his struggle to lose weight. Over the years, he gained until he was over 500 pounds.
For some parents, getting to the doctor’s office in between school and soccer practice, can be a challenge. The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Terri Akman, recently reported on the ease and benefits of using telemedicine.
In an article from U.S. News & World Report regarding melanoma recurrence prevention, Dr. Adam Berger, a Thomas Jefferson University professor of surgery, commented on his recent study in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons in regards to recurrence indicators.