Tag Archives: Need

Physicians need better PR

On July 8, 2019, the American Academy of Emergency Medicine wrote a letter to the American Medical Association, asking the organization to create a public campaign to support physician-led care. Noting concerns over the recent media crusade to promote nurse practitioner care to patients, including the American Association of Nurse Practitioners “We Choose NPs” campaign,… Read More »

What you need to know about hospitals nationwide promoting free hernia screenings

The ad pictured above was for a Chicago-area hospital.  But such marketing is popping up all over the U.S.  It’s happening not just in paid-for ads and marketing, but also in supposedly independently vetted journalism. Here are just a few of many examples you can find online. In Amarillo, Texas, a TV news anchor presented… Read More »

New Data Reinforce the Need for Comprehensive Suicide Prevention Efforts

— A collective statement prepared by the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (Action Alliance) and its public and private partners: Two newly released reports show that suicide rates have increased significantly over the last two decades, across both gender and race/ethnicity. These findings reinforce the need for a comprehensive, coordinated approach to suicide prevention… Read More »