Despite increasing roles of nonphysician providers (NPPs) in health care (nurse practitioners and physician assistants), they still rarely interpret diagnostic imaging studies.
The percentage of US physicians who believe that the ACA is a net positive for health care has increased in the five years after its implementation.
From 2009 to 2016, there was a decrease in the proportion of children seen at family physician (FP) practices.
Physicians were more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day and when running behind schedule than when appointments were earlier and on-time, according to a study published in JAMA Network Open.
Black, Hispanic, American Indian or Alaska Native students underrepresented versus U.S. population
Researchers from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation conducted a secret shopper study to measure the number of primary care appointments scheduled with advanced providers before, during, and after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Marijuana use by U.S. college students in 2018 was the highest in 35 years, researchers report.
Researchers used information they gleaned from a systematic review of articles focused on discharge instructions in the ED to assess differences in comprehension or recall of verbal, verbal plus written, and verbal plus video discharge instructions.
Although payment for enrolling in medical research is not likely to make participation involuntary or invalid, it may create a situation that is not in the best interests of the participant.
Sixty percent of U.S. physicians believe that the Affordable Care Act has improved access to care and insurance after five years of implementation.