SCBE In The News
KQED Forum, 04/05/12
A coalition of doctor and consumer groups says Americans get too many unnecessary medical tests and treatments. David Magnus, the Thomas A. Raffin Professor and director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, discussed the issues during this program.
--Web-based game tests doctors’ knowledge of sepsis
This article describes the disease sepsis and spotlights a Web-based medical game developed by Stanford physicians. Lisa Shieh, clinical associate professor of medicine; Jamie Tsui, an instructional technologist in the medical school’s Office of Information Resources and Technology; and Clarence Braddock, professor of medicine and associate dean for medical education, are quoted.
This news piece featured a patient who had been denied care by a hospital for a serious illness that had been authorized by her health insurance. David Magnus, the Thomas A. Raffin Professor and director of the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, provided comment.