Healthcare costs in the United States are approaching 18% of the country’s GDP, a figure greater than any other nation in the world. However, according to a 2012 analysis, up to 34% of this spending could be categorized as waste.
The majority of physicians are dissatisfied with their current electronic health record systems.
Despite an increase in the overall number of U.S. pharmacies, one in eight pharmacies closed between 2009 and 2015.
Researchers sought to estimate the level of burnout among nurses working in primary health care as well as assess the relationship between sociodemographic, employment-related, and personality variables and burnout syndrome.
Free distribution of essential medicines was shown to improve treatment adherence. Bettering access to essential medicines can improve quality of care and move toward achieving univer-sal health coverage.
White and single residents more likely to pass the American Board of Surgery examinations
A recent study reported that approximately 9 of 10 US physicians practice defensive medicine to avoid malpractice claims,
Minority racial and ethnic groups are more likely to perceive the importance of seeing a health care provider who shares or understands their culture.
Patient portal use has a positive impact on preventive health behaviors, but not on chronic health outcomes.
In this study, 71% of the breaches compromised sensitive demographic orfinancial information that may be used for fraudulent purposes.