Poor communication between doctors and patients is widely seen as a problem in American healthcare. Now more and more healthcare providers are giving patients new ways of accessing doctors to ask questions or express concerns. In the age of email, texting, video chatting and social media, a look at the promise and limitations of digital communication to improve patient experiences and outcomes.
Public water supplies are treated to kill any organisms that could make you sick, but waterborne viruses, bacteria and parasites continue to cause illness and even death in the U.S. A panel talks about how giardia, cryptosporidium, E. coli and other nasty "bugs" still plague Americans, and what’s being done about it.
- Dennis Juranek of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- David Parenti infectious disease physician at George Washington University Medical Center
- Steve Schaub of the Environmental Protection Agency
- Dennis Lang of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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