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ACP: Position Paper Recommends Solutions to Close Gender Equity Gap

ACP: Position Paper Recommends Solutions to Close Gender Equity Gap

While overall gender diversity has improved in the healthcare profession, female physicians are still paid significantly less than their male counterparts.

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Why is #MeToo Missing From Medical Schools?

Why is #MeToo Missing From Medical Schools?

As the #MeToo movement has gained strength, reports of sexual harassment at medical schools have mostly remained stagnant.

Patients Prefer Doctors Who Engage in Face-to-Face Visits

Patients Prefer Doctors Who Engage in Face-to-Face Visits

Patients prefer physicians who engage in face-to-face clinic visits, rather than those using an examination room computer.

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?

Most Physicians' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured

Most Physicians' Offices Don't Offer Flexibility for Uninsured

Most uninsured patients can make a primary care appointment, but only if can pay full cash amount.

Improved Care Efficiency Requires a More Manageable System

Improved Care Efficiency Requires a More Manageable System

As technologic tools in clinical practice becomes more standard, it is easy for physicians to become burdened.

Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine

Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine

The American College of Physicians published recommendations aimed at addressing gender equity in physician compensation and career advancement opportunities.

Medication Adherence, Blood Pressure Reduction Assessed With Smartphone App Use

Medication Adherence, Blood Pressure Reduction Assessed With Smartphone App Use

While smartphone app use led to increased medication adherence, corresponding drops in systolic blood pressure were not seen.

ACP: Recommendations to Combat Negative Hidden Curricula in Medicine

ACP: Recommendations to Combat Negative Hidden Curricula in Medicine

In medicine, there is often a disconnect between what is taught in the classroom and what students observe in clinical practice.

Does Immunity from Medical Malpractice Lead to Improved Patient Care?

Does Immunity from Medical Malpractice Lead to Improved Patient Care?

Results showed that the average post-SI incidence rate of harmful events at JMH was 13% lower (estimate=-0.1368, RR-0.8721, P=0.0109) compared to the 2 pre-SI years on record.

Risks and Benefits of FDA "Pre-Cert" Program for Medical Software Devices Examined

Risks and Benefits of FDA "Pre-Cert" Program for Medical Software Devices Examined

The FDA Digital Health Software Precertification Program represents a feasible solution to regulate software classified as a medical device.