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How Does Accepting Blame Affect Future Medical Errors?

How Does Accepting Blame Affect Future Medical Errors?

Assuming blame for a medical error may help patients and families heal.

Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents

Education Can Up Emotional Intelligence in Residents

Following an educational intervention, residents from pediatrics and med-ped residency programs have an increase in total emotional intelligence.

Walgreens Now Offers Next-Day Rx Delivery Service With FedEx

Walgreens Now Offers Next-Day Rx Delivery Service With FedEx

Currently, same-day delivery is available only in Dallas, Chicago, New York City, Gainesville, Miami, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale; this program will be expanded in 2019.

Increased Use of Electronic Health Records Linked With Heightened Risk for Health Data Breaches

Increased Use of Electronic Health Records Linked With Heightened Risk for Health Data Breaches

Rates of health information breaches are increasing despite legal and moral obligations to protect patient information.

Cleaning Up "Fake News" in Health Care

Cleaning Up "Fake News" in Health Care

Inaccurate health claims have become a public health issue.

Office Visits to Primary Care Physicians Drop, Increase For NPs, PAs

Office Visits to Primary Care Physicians Drop, Increase For NPs, PAs

Between 2012 and 2016, trends in primary care visits suggest that physician office visits dropped across every state in the Unites States while visits to NPs and PAs increased.

Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture

Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture

In preparing to interview to hire a new physician, practices must understand their own cultures.

Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout

Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout

More than half of physicians experience burnout, and many do not seek treatment.

Should Physicians Offer Treatments Contrary to Published Guidelines?

Should Physicians Offer Treatments Contrary to Published Guidelines?

When deviating from published guidelines, physicians must ensure their recommendations are based on justified belief, not personal bias.

Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication

Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication

The median data age in clinical trials in journals with a high impact factor is about three years at publication.