Trusting is difficult, but it is an integral part of life. Yet different activities require different levels of trust. You may easily buy something on Amazon relying on user reviews only, but taking care of your health is a whole different level of reliance.
Quality healthcare is predicated on a simple principle: First, do no harm. The Hippocratic Oath serves as the sector’s centuries-old lodestar that ensures that doctors, nurses, and other healthcare providers are always working toward a singular goal of promoting positive patient health outcomes.
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By Kayla Matthews, Productivity Bytes
Despite major advancements, the medical community continues to treat many conditions with no effective cure or long-term treatments — like cancer and heart disease. For some diseases, this may change soon. Recent innovations, powered in part by initiatives like the FDA's Breakthrough Therapy designation, may lead to major benefits for some untreatable and difficult-to-treat conditions this year.