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Miss 'Mad Men'? Why not try Med Men?

Miss 'Mad Men'? Why not try Med Men?

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 23, 2015

The Madison Avenue adventures of Don Draper, Peggy Olson and the other denizens of Sterling Cooper & Partners faded to black this month as “Mad Men” ended its heralded seven-season run on AMC.

Preparing for the end—it's in the cards

Preparing for the end—it's in the cards

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 23, 2015

It's not every day that a doctor at a leading academic medical center recruits strangers to sit in circles and play games about “the end.” So researcher Dr. Lauren Van Scoy had to get used to skepticism.

Bugs may hold secret to better hearing aids

Bugs may hold secret to better hearing aids

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 16, 2015

They don't really want to put a bug in your ear, just help you hear like one. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, say insects' sophisticated way of processing sound could help refine hearing aids.

Procrastinate at your own peril

Procrastinate at your own peril

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 16, 2015

Fiddling around when you should be working to finish a project could do more than annoy your boss. New research says it could be bad for your health.

Henry Ford hits a century in Detroit

Henry Ford hits a century in Detroit

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 02, 2015

Henry Ford Health System hits triple digits this year, turning 100 years old. The Detroit Historical Museum is marking the anniversary with a special exhibit exploring the system's 10 decades of history, beginning with its origins in the Detroit General Hospital Association.

Mining Twitter to predict ED visits

Mining Twitter to predict ED visits

By Modern Healthcare  |  May 02, 2015

Don't think of it as oversharing. Researchers at the University of Arizona at Tucson and Parkland Hospital in Dallas say health-related tweets qualify as epidemiological data.

Tutus take over one hospital on Tuesdays

Tutus take over one hospital on Tuesdays

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 25, 2015

If it's Tuesday, don't forget your tutu at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital. Colorful skirts made of tulle and decorated with polka dots and fancy bows are de rigueur every Tuesday for patients and staff alike at the Hollywood, Fla., institution.

Do you have one of the top jobs in healthcare?

Do you have one of the top jobs in healthcare?

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 18, 2015

What are the best jobs in healthcare? If you didn't pick audiology or biomedical engineering, then you might want to check out a recent ranking compiled by CareerCast, which lists the top 200 jobs in the U.S.

Outliers: How do you like them apples?

Outliers: How do you like them apples?

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 11, 2015

The Outliers team digests a lot food research in the course of a week, but a pair of recent studies that came over the electronic transom stood out for their quirks.

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