A majority of internists still report financial ties to industry.
Therapeutic lifestyle changes administered in a community setting can be effective in reducing blood pressure among black people with hypertension.
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While there is no single way to design a conducive therapeutic room, mental health professionals can help ensure that clients have a comfortable therapeutic experience by keeping the area a welcoming, cozy, warm, and safe environment for emotionally vulnerable individuals.
Researchers found a limited association between the ranking of a physician's medical school and patient mortality or readmission rates.
Every nine minutes, a patient in a U.S. hospital dies because a diagnosis was wrong or delayed -- resulting in 80,000 deaths a year.
While wearable technology can provide substantial patient benefit, these devices carry significant privacy and security risks.
Existing policy has been amended to encourage licensing boards to require disclosure of physical or mental health conditions only when these would negatively impact a physicians' ability to practice medicine.
The "deep learning" approach to artificial intelligence allows computers to perform diagnostic tasks with accuracy comparable to that of trained medical professionals.
Electronic health records can offer information on social and behavioral data, which can aid research investigating genetic and social factors across health disparities.
Use of medical scribes is associated with decreased physician documentation burden, improved work efficiency, and improved patient interactions.
Without substantial genetic information to draw from, scientific research has failed to achieve adequate understanding of the clinical variants in minority populations.
Between the double shifts and stressful days, keeping energy up and eating right can seem like an insurmountable challenge.
The progression from personalized medicine to wellness genomics as mapped by researchers began with pioneering work on the molecular genetic code.
Physicians are evenly divided on the importance of considering societal cost and resource allocation while providing individual patient care.
Electronic medical visits (e-visits) trigger additional clinic visits, rather than serving as an office visit substitute.
Researchers systematically reviewed clinical trial databases for published studies on burnout prevalence in practice physicians.
More than 25 professional medical and patient advocacy organizations are in opposition to the Trump Administration's latest effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act.
Career choice regret, specialty choice, and anxiety in medical school have been linked with elevated rates of burnout in resident physicians
Two Stanford researchers sought to study the effects of diversity on health care among men of color.
Clinicians who prescribe gabapentin for off-label uses should assess available evidence for a given indication.
Educators' mental health and well-being is associated with their students' mental well-being or feelings of distress.
The role of mHealth technologies, including smartphone applications and wearable sensors that enable real-time health monitoring, has become more prevalent within the last decade.
Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.
The overall well-being of a geographically defined population was inversely associated with the amount Medicare spent on its fee-for-service beneficiaries.
The use of medical scribes for electronic health record documentation reduced primary care physician burden.
Does a hospital's blame culture — "nonpunitive response to error" according to researchers — influence medical error reporting rates?
A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine confirms that sexual harassment is a problem across all fields of science.
There is no widespread understanding of the pathophysiology of burnout, or conclusions about how it should be measured.
Farris K. Timimi, MD, and Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network shared their views on the role of social media in physician practice.
The recommendations have been published in the AGA's official journal, Gastroenterology.
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