Health economics expert Laurence Baker has been appointed chair of the Department of Health Research and Policy (HRP) in the Stanford School of Medicine. He says he wants students and faculty within the department to take advantage of emerging data and analytic tools for health research.
Kathryn McDonald, CHP/PCOR executive director, is a member of the Institute of Medicine committee that wrote the report, “Improving Diagnosis in Health Care.” She answers five questions about the report’s findings and also got her suggestions for limiting one of the most overlooked health-care dilemmas today.
In this multimedia photo essay, Magnum Photographer Peter van Agtmael and FSI digital media associate Kylie Gordon, shine light on the medical and scientific research being conducted across campus that could lead to the #NextGreatDiscovery.
Most Americans will get at least one faulty diagnosis in their lifetime, sometimes with devastating consequences and “urgent change is warranted to address this challenge,” a panel of medical experts said Tuesday.