Researchers from Pennsylvania State University found that consumers were more likely to accept the use of digital health care if they had a positive outlook towards this technology and advanced forms of technology in general. They suggested developing an interface that appeals "to expert users who have a high belief in machine abilities," promoting the trustworthiness of machines and improving features like chat functionality.
Purdue Pharma now faces a lawsuit in which the Pennsylvania attorney general's office alleges the OxyContin maker used sales tactics that fueled the opioid addiction crisis. The attorney general said it is possible that further opioid-related cases could be filed by his office and dozens of other state attorneys general.
The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA) will hold a "Who Cares: We Do" Nursing Summit at Camelback Resort September 27. PSNA is now accepting poster abstracts for inclusion at the Summit. We encourage posters focused on workplace safety and healthcare, as well as those highlighting the important work of professional nurses in our communities, hospitals, schools, homes, etc. All nurses, regardless of experience or area of work, are invited to submit a poster abstract. Deadline to submit is June 3. Visit the PSNA Newsroom for more details.
Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.
George Soros, businessman, philanthropist and political activist