Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 21:24 EDT
No Significant Connection Found Between Mental Illness And

No Significant Connection Found Between Mental Illness And Crime

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Are mental illness and crime linked? According to a recent study published by the American Psychological Association, only 7.5 percent of all crimes were directly related to a serious...

Latest Medical ethics Stories

2014-04-23 09:38:28

The majority of adults surveyed indicated they would want administration of clot-dissolving medications if incapacitated by a stroke, a finding that supports clinicians' use of this treatment if patient surrogates are not available to provide consent, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. "In life-threatening emergencies involving incapacitated patients without surrogates, clinicians may intervene without obtaining informed consent, applying the...

2014-04-22 23:05:43

National Patient Safety Foundation and Society of Physician Quality Officers Collaborate on Leadership Program at 16th Annual NPSF Patient Safety Congress Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) is pleased to announce a special educational program planned in collaboration with the Society of Physician Quality Officers (SPQO). Keeping Quality and Safety Front and Center—Managing Your Influence in the Right Direction, will be held in Orlando, Fla.,...

2014-04-21 23:01:54

Qualidigm, in cooperation with the Connecticut Partners for Health, was the host for a Call to Action Event at the State Capitol in celebration of National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16, 2014. Congressman John Larson was the featured keynote speaker along with government representatives and a national expert on advance directives. Wethersfield, CT (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 In recognition of the country's seventh National Healthcare Decisions Day, Qualidigm President and CEO Tim...

2014-04-21 12:27:38

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) has announced the appointment of Kristin Darby, CPA, MBA, as its Chief Information Officer. In addition to serving as a member of the CTCA leadership team, Darby will be the principal architect of the organization's Information Services (IS) function which includes all clinical and non-clinical hardware and software applications, data infrastructure, warehousing and security,...

2014-04-17 23:13:09

As the leading organization focused on growing and training the recovery workforce, the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) applauds the Congress for including in the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act” (PAMA; H.R. 4302) provisions that will improve delivery of behavioral health services, but expresses concern regarding sections that may be used to expand involuntary treatment. McLean, VA (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 As the leading organization focused on growing and training the...

2014-04-17 23:03:46

From bombings to stabbings to mass murders, violence is sometimes a byproduct of untreated mental illness. New book, A Voice out of Nowhere: Inside the mind of a mass murderer, details what can happen when symptoms are ignored. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 What would possess a quiet, 16-year-old boy to launch an unprovoked knife attack on his classmates, wounding 21 of them, some critically? Why would 25-year-old Kevin Edson commit a bomb hoax at the heavily guarded Boston...

2014-04-16 16:30:19

TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario's doctors are helping to mark Advance Care Planning Day today by encouraging everyone to take a moment and consider their end-of-life wishes. Advance care planning starts with thinking about your wishes, values and beliefs about the health care you would want if you were ever incapable of making decisions for yourself, and then talking about them with loved ones. "A medical crisis is always going to be a terrible time for a family, but having simple...

2014-04-16 12:30:14

Northwestern Medicine educates patients about the importance of advance directives CHICAGO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While no one wants to think about the possibility that one day their health, or a loved one's, might be compromised and prevent them from making their own health care decisions, it becomes an unfortunate reality for many Americans every day. Today, April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the...

2014-04-14 23:05:13

MEDHOST PatientFlow HD provides real-time visibility to patient and process status information, enabling hospitals to proactively manage the efficient flow of patients through every stage of care. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced it has exclusively endorsed MEDHOST PatientFlow HD, a patient flow management solution. AHA Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of the AHA, awards the AHA Endorsement to products and services that help member...

2014-04-12 23:00:36

Cannabis Career Institute, the nation's leading Cannabis Business education classroom seminar is coming to Portsmouth, New Hampshire to teach entrepreneurs how to build their own Medical Marijuana Dispensary, Marijuana Delivery Service, Cannabis Grow Operation or Edibles Operation. Portsmouth, New Hampshire (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 As the Marijuana Industry sweeps the nation, with high revenue tax bases, states are seriously considering following Colorado's footsteps with projected...