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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Maura Hohman

Maura Hohman is the Editor of Florence Health. She's previously written for a number of health publications, including WhatToExpect.com, EverydayHealth.com, U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, HealthDay and more.

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Forming a connection with patients and demonstrating empathy is central tenet of healing, and a new study sheds light on why: It...
Residents are some of the most overworked physicians in the game, but they feel their compensation doesn't always reflect the number of...
For nurses who work on the same floor every shift, travel nursing might seem like a mysterious and magical career choice. And in some ways, it is all it's cracked up to be — but in others, it's not.
What is exactly is a "nursing mistake"? It's "when a nurse is human and makes a mistake," according to one #NurseTwitter user.
Even though patients are the ones who ultimately download the app, some healthcare providers feel a responsibility to educate them about the risks.
These three types of medical errors account for the majority of EHR-related patient harm events, according to a new study.

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