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Patient experience

Story Booth invites people to share their health care experiences
Published March 21, 2019
Patients anonymously share their health stories to help others and to heal
Sexual orientation and patient care
Published Aug 1, 2018
Survey finds that only half of health care practitioners routinely ask their patients about sexual orientation
Patient safety
Phasing out unnecessary blood testing
Published Oct 20, 2017
Eliminating widespread and unnecessary tests can improve patient health, save up to $2 million in costs each year / Hopkins Medicine
Patient safety
Hopkins to share surgical care protocols with 750 hospitals
Published Feb 7, 2017
Armstrong Institute receives multimillion dollar grant aimed at improving patient safety, overall experience / Hopkins Medicine
Patient experience
Physician face time
Published Jan 27, 2017
Arriving early for appointments could lead to more time face-to-face with physician, study finds / Hopkins Medicine
Health care
Medical care markup
Published Sept 8, 2016
Study: Hospitals charge more than 20 times cost on some procedures to maximize revenue