A growing body of research suggests that patients are not always transparent with their physicians about critical information.
Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic that overwhelmed hospitals, upended the economy, and sent much of the world into lockdown, researchers tracked a concerning uptick in alcohol use.
Patients trust that what they tell their doctors will remain confidential, but under certain specific circumstances, the doctors may be obligated to breach that trust.
The agency has issued proposed draft recommendations to guide incorporation of cybersecurity protections into medical devices at the time of manufacture.
Military hospitals are implementing therapy dog programs to support patients, families, and staff.