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Hospital-Owned Practices Associated With Positive Workplace Perceptions Among Staff

Hospital-Owned Practices Associated With Positive Workplace Perceptions Among Staff

Findings suggest that staff may be critical to building overall practice adaptive reserve and for providing the energy for continuing quality improvement.

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Hospital-Owned Practices Associated With Positive Workplace Perceptions Among Staff

Hospital-Owned Practices Associated With Positive Workplace Perceptions Among Staff

Findings suggest that staff may be critical to building overall practice adaptive reserve and for providing the energy for continuing quality improvement.

When Physicians Become Patients: Challenges in Seeking Health Care

When Physicians Become Patients: Challenges in Seeking Health Care

Physicians who are caring for other physicians should treat them as they would any other patient and not allow them to take control of their illness.

AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care

AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care

The American Medical Association recently adopted a policy aimed at improving physician access to mental health care in response to physician depression, burnout, and suicide.

Does Maintenance of Certification Status Affect Patient Care?

Does Maintenance of Certification Status Affect Patient Care?

Researchers used administrative data to compare effectiveness measures in physicians who either did or did not maintain certification in the 20 years following their initial certification.

CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex

CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex

There is considerable variation in office-based physician visit rates by patient age and sex.

Primary Care Physicians Report Top Administrative Hassles

Primary Care Physicians Report Top Administrative Hassles

With the lack of compliance by administrators, primary care physicians face more administrative burdens.

Ethical Dilemmas Vary Based on Physician Professional Values, Social Regulations

Ethical Dilemmas Vary Based on Physician Professional Values, Social Regulations

Study investigators asked physicians whether they perceived specific clinical examples as an ethical dilemma.

Prompts May Up Goals-of-Care Dialogues at Outpatient Visits

Prompts May Up Goals-of-Care Dialogues at Outpatient Visits

A patient-specific preconversation communication-priming intervention targeting patients and clinicians is associated with an increase in goals-of-care discussions among patients with serious illness.

Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative Improves Care Delivery

Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative Improves Care Delivery

Introducing the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, a health care delivery model developed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, improves primary care delivery but does not reduce Medicare spending enough to cover care management fees.

Greater Credibility Needed in Investigations of Scientific Misconduct Reports

Greater Credibility Needed in Investigations of Scientific Misconduct Reports

There are substantial limitations to depending only on institutional investigations of scientific misconduct.