Some health care workers who are fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 do not need to quarantine following high-risk exposures.
For Medicare beneficiaries, outpatient care has shifted toward more specialist care received from more physicians.
Medical information is especially valuable to data thieves for a number of reasons.
Video teleconferencing (VTC) is an effective alternative to in-person health care services for many common conditions.
In addition to instituting flexible work schedules to attract and retain employees, practices can consider technologic solutions that reduce staffing needs by improving office efficiency.
Few institutions have clear policies that specifically address sexual harassment from patients toward physicians and staff.
Amid growing concerns about the new omicron variant, New York Governor Kathy Hochul and New York City Health Commissioner Dave Chokshi, MD, have advised all residents to wear masks while indoors.
Black and Hispanic patients remain underrepresented in cancer trials, despite increased participation from 2015 to 2019.
From January through June 2021, 31.1 million people of all ages were uninsured (9.6%), which was not significantly different from 2020.
The USPSTF has proposed strategies to mitigate the influence of systemic racism in its recommendations in an effort to reduce health inequities and other negative effects of racism.