Medical residents spend more than five hours a shift in front of computer screens, much of it reviewing notes, Stanford research has found.
Alvin Roth, a Nobel laureate and Stanford faculty member, explains how the economic concept of repugnant markets applies to heroin in the United States.
The health sector should focus on consumer needs to better harness the promise of digital technology, writes a Stanford Medicine professor and a colleague.
Between 2010 and 2015, the average annual cost of hospitalizations for gunshot wounds was $911 million, with $86 million for readmissions within six months, a Stanford study finds.
Stanford Medicine film buffs recommend documentaries, feature films and short videos that offer compelling looks at the medical world.
Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.
A Stanford Medicine course explored medicine through the filmmaker's lens, with themes of empathy, education, nonverbal communication and storytelling.
Patients who undergo physical therapy soon after a pain diagnosis are less likely to use opioids in the long term, a Stanford-Duke study finds.
Two leaders of Stanford’s Presence Center — Abraham Verghese and Sonoo Thadaney Israni — explore how AI can enhance the human side of patient care.
As the medical world transitioned to electronic health records, Stanford clinicians stepped up to trouble-shoot. Now they're innovating patient care.
A government program providing market-value, noncash compensation to kidney donors would benefit poor people and not be exploitative, according to a study.
A health hackathon inspired a Stanford dermatology resident to pursue a project to make it easier to monitor patients with chronic skin conditions.
The leading cause of death in the U.S. is shifting from heart disease to cancer at varying paces across the country, according to Stanford research.
A Stanford professor unpacks some of the dynamics of the current drug pricing system and the potential effects of other approaches to this market.
During a talk at Stanford, journalist and author Barry Meier discussed his nearly two-decade long investigation into OxyContin and Purdue Pharma.
Loss of autonomy is a major source of trauma, physicians say. A trauma-informed approach would benefit immigrant families and communities receiving them.