Medical residents should start budgeting and save for the future.
Many healthcare organizations are trying a new tactic to reduce rates of burnout: gratitude.
There are concerns that physician discretion in billing may be used inappropriately.
An intervention by community pharmacists consisting of sending elderly patients educational information on deprescribing of inappropriate medications resulted in higher levels of discontinuation of inappropriate medications within 6 months compared with those in patients who received usual care.
Medical students experience a significantly elevated risk for depression, suicidality, and burnout during their education, even if they matriculate in relatively good health.
By collecting data on suicides by medical students, residents, and fellows, the American Medical Association hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among doctors-in-training.
Assuming blame for a medical error may help patients and families heal.
Following an educational intervention, residents from pediatrics and med-ped residency programs have an increase in total emotional intelligence.
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.
Inaccurate health claims have become a public health issue.
Rates of health information breaches are increasing despite legal and moral obligations to protect patient information.
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.
More than half of physicians experience burnout, and many do not seek treatment.
In preparing to interview to hire a new physician, practices must understand their own cultures.
The median data age in clinical trials in journals with a high impact factor is about three years at publication.
When deviating from published guidelines, physicians must ensure their recommendations are based on justified belief, not personal bias.
Physician burnout is associated with increased risk of patient safety incidents, poorer quality of care due to low professionalism, and reduced patient satisfaction.
Medical practices can take steps to avoid problems related to use of social media by staff members.
Research funded by private donors in exchange for research-related benefits has long been criticized as a "pay to play" research model.
When is enough enough when it comes to health metrics?
Having a Master of Business Administration degree (M.B.A.) can help doctors with important, practice-related decisions.
Medical residents can take steps to maintain their energy and alertness during long shifts.
Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.
The patient-facing PREPARE advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive significantly increases documentation of advance care planning and patient-reported engagement.
Evidence-based medicine is the cornerstone of clinical practice.
Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam RoomNovember 20, 2018
While technological breakthroughs have had positive effects in the corporate world, they have led to exacerbated physician burnout in the medical field.
The use of both NSAID and aspirin was positively associated with incident HF in adults with no prior history of CVD.
Minority resident physicians report incidences of microaggression, occasional racism, and challenges in integrating their cultural identity into the workplace.
If there's one thing hospitals are not known for, it's culinary success.
Therapeutic lifestyle changes administered in a community setting can be effective in reducing blood pressure among black people with hypertension.
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