The AMA is urging physicians to take advantage of the Internet and update their online information.
Physicians who receive information about patient harms are more likely to support financial penalties targeting inappropriate antibiotic prescribing.
High-deductible health plans are becoming more common among US adult with employer-sponsored health insurance coverage.
A new bill introduced to the House of Representatives would repeal the law banning the construction of physician-owned hospitals.
Patients have a higher 30-day mortality when treated by older physicians compared to patients treated by younger physicians.
Data cited unpleasant side effects as the only statistically significant factor that influenced medication nonadherence in patients with chronic diseases.
Major teaching hospital status was associated with lower mortality rates for common conditions compared with non-teaching hospitals among hospitalizations for US Medicare beneficiaries.
The American health Care Act will lead 23 million Americans to lose their health insurance coverage.
Medical liability remains a troubling issue today, placing a burden on patients and a financial burden of medical practitioners and insurance providers.
Half of United States doctors received payments from pharmaceutical and medical device industries in 2015.
Online health information can change a parent's views on advice given from a pediatrician.
An interview with medical malpractice expert, Michelle Mello, JD, PhD.
Elisabeth Aron, MD, MPH, takes a look at the legal risks of providing medical curbside consultations.
A decline of uninsurance rates occurred with the increase of insurance advertisements during the first Affordable Care Act enrollment period.
No significant increases in spending from state funds as a result of the expansion, nor any significant reductions in spending on education or other programs.
Behaviors, such as expression of empathy, explanation of clinical reasoning, and qualities of professionalism, were commonly seen in esteemed teaching attending physicians.
Using available transition tools, preparing and empowering patients and families to actively participate in their care early, and maintaining good health are the first steps to ensuring good transitions.
Physicians devoted 3.08 hours a day to face-to-face office visits (average 15 minutes each) and 3.17 hours to desktop medicine, according to study.
Use of the health literacy tool kit created by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality promotes patient-clinician communication and shared decision making.
Physician responses to negative health care reviews could potentially result in a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violation.
WHO, NIH, and FDA call for the negative or inconclusive results of clinical studies to be published or made publicly available.
Physicians practicing in low-cost hospital service areas (HSAs) were more likely to have trained in low-cost HSAs, and those practicing in high-cost HSAs were more likely to have trained in high-cost HSAs.
Despite the increase in coverage under the ACA, data suggest Medicaid patients often had increased wait times for appointments to see healthcare providers.
The American College of Physicians published a position paper with recommendations to reduce administrative burden on clinicians.
Technological advances have changed the way researchers obtain informed consent from participants.
The development of new device technologies points to the need for new strategies to monitor their continuing safety and efficacy.
Mean compensation amounts and the percentage of paid claims exceeding $1 million increased, with wide differences in rates and characteristics across specialties.
Recent research found that end-of-rotation transition in care was linked to significantly higher in-hospital mortality.
The AMA and ACP voice their opposition after House leadership proposes a new health care act in replacement of Obamacare.
The new rule proposes a variety of policy and operational changes to stabilize the healthcare insurance marketplace.
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