Most uninsured patients can make a primary care appointment, but only if can pay full cash amount.
The American College of Physicians published recommendations aimed at addressing gender equity in physician compensation and career advancement opportunities.
As technologic tools in clinical practice becomes more standard, it is easy for physicians to become burdened.
While smartphone app use led to increased medication adherence, corresponding drops in systolic blood pressure were not seen.
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.
In medicine, there is often a disconnect between what is taught in the classroom and what students observe in clinical practice.
Researchers compared industry-vetted patient satisfaction surveys such as the Press Ganey PSS between physicians with and without negative reviews.
Researchers evaluated how the residency experience affects sleep, physical activity, and mood among 33 first-year residents.
The FDA Digital Health Software Precertification Program represents a feasible solution to regulate software classified as a medical device.
The new HSS Resource encourages patients to request — and use — their health record information.
Language education and assistance services can increase 2-way communication between physicians and non-native English speaking patients.
Tasks like data gathering and entry can take away from the time physicians spend on patient care.
Researchers suggest medicine should mirror other consumer industries with targeted, personalized therapies.
Many physician mothers cut breastfeeding short because of pressures or limitations associated with their careers.
Flexible duty-hour policies have been linked to lower educational and personal satisfaction.
Despite the popularity, convenience, and speed of texting medical orders, there are unique and alarming risks associated with the practice.
Current reported measures of 30-day hospital readmissions may not be adequate surrogates for overall hospital quality.
Shared decision making was assessed by a blinded coder based on clinical records, patient perception and quality of care, and clinician perspective.
Customer service is a critical part of every physician's job, but there's a big difference between a Yelp review and a risk-adjusted mortality rate in determining
Two usability experts reviewed reports to assess whether the report contained explicit language to associate the harm report with an EHR usability issue.
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A considerable amount of personal health information and personally identifiable information was found in the recycling at five Canadian teaching hospitals.
Program increased health care access for veterans inside and outside of the Indian Health Service.
The Lean approach, which emphasizes reducing waste and improving customer value by focusing on the big picture, can be used to address physician burnout.
The #MeToo movement has inspired many women to relate stories of harassment, and medicine is no exception.
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Investigators believe the National Academy of Medicine represents one of the best organizations to take on the role of coordinating and synthesizing ongoing efforts and to facilitate collective action for greater progress in fighting burnout.
Many studies attempt to quantify the effect of the various malpractice claim regulations on physician practice by linking it to the prevalence of defensive medicine, which is when a physician alters his or her clinical approach for the purpose of reducing malpractice exposure.
Researchers examined the frequency of overpayments by comparing copayments with the national average reimbursements received by pharmacies for the same prescription for commercially insured patients.
A retrospective analysis of medication records transmitted through an electronic health record system revealed that a significant number of comments meant to be sent to pharmacists were not sent, demonstrating a 'legitimate safety concern'.
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