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Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.

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Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Incorporating Guidelines Into Clinical Practice: An Interview With Gary L. LeRoy, MD

Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.

Disaster Preparedness 101: Physician Resources for Patients

Disaster Preparedness 101: Physician Resources for Patients

The American Heart Association has updated their disaster resources page with the latest tips to keep in mind when counseling patients ahead of a natural disaster.

Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews

Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews

Medical practice staff can effectively handle negative online reviews by staying calm and positive, looking for solutions, apologizing, and thanking the reviewers.

KaPow: Using Medical Comics as a Tool for Patient Education

KaPow: Using Medical Comics as a Tool for Patient Education

Medical comic books may be an acceptable form of patient education material, but clinicians should assess and honor patient preferences before providing these materials.

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Achieving Proper Recognition for the Accomplishments of Women in Medicine

Although the conversations may be difficult, residency program leadership must do its part to elevate the voices of female trainees.

Can Chaplains Guide Clinical Decision Making? An Ethical Assessment of Spirituality in the Exam Room

Can Chaplains Guide Clinical Decision Making? An Ethical Assessment of Spirituality in the Exam Room

Medical teams that are willing to engage with and be informed by patients' religious worldviews are able to more effectively make clinical decisions.

Four Homeopathic Products Recalled Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

Four Homeopathic Products Recalled Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

Tests revealed Neuroveen to be contaminated with Staphylococcus saprophyticus and Burkholderia cepacia. Compulsin was also tested and found to contain B. cepacia.

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

Concierge Medicine Is Changing the Physician Practice Landscape

In addition to a better work-life balance, concierge medicine can reduce the number of patients a physician needs to see in order to make a living.

National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft

National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft

National Provider Identifiers are vulnerable to identity theft.

Factors of Inclusivity Promote Workforce Wellness and Engagement

Factors of Inclusivity Promote Workforce Wellness and Engagement

An inclusive organizational culture, or the lack thereof, affects employee job performance, emotional well-being, and workforce engagement.