Additional treatment strategies for common primary care infections used by integrative medicine general practitioners should be explored to see if they could be used to assist in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.
Americans under age 65 years who were insured through their employer spent more than ever before on health care in 2016.
A 24-hour primary care clinic with multiple doctors offering round-the-clock care would actualize better and more sustainable care.
Many physicians continue working and caring for patients while they are sick.
Experts discusses the potential pitfalls of machine learning algorithms in medicine.
Evaluating conscious vs unconscious decision making in medicine.
Evaluating the effects of computerized decision support systems in medicine.
Evidence of the streetlight effect can be found across several fields, from physics and astronomy, to economics, in which cases investigators draw suspect conclusions from analysis of irrelevant data. Medicine, unsurprisingly, has not been immune, particularly in cancer research.
Differences in life expectancy have widened between wealthy and low-income Americans: the poorest 1% of citizens have a life expectancy 10.1 years and 14.6 years shorter for women and men, respectively, compared with the richest 1%.
Eleven medical societies are calling on Congress to preserve patient access to Part B therapies.
Educational campaigns regarding the value of vaccines should go beyond facts and statistics to integrating social psychological considerations with health communication principles.
The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent, while introducing a new concept of "broad consent."
Burnout in surgical residents is linked to depression and suicidal ideation.
Hospital inpatients admitted during weekends may have a higher mortality rate compared with inpatients admitted during the weekdays.
A series of mystery patient drills was used to assess the emergency department response to patients with communicable disease of public health concern in New York City.
Certain strategies can help to prevent medical practice billing errors.
How can hospitals protect themselves against recent ransomware attacks?
An analysis on the cost saving success of accountable care organizations.
Educating clinicians about the importance of stethoscope hygiene does not appear to increase the practice.
About 40% of patients reported a breakdown in their care, including information exchange, delays in admission, team communication, and discharge.
Little evidence is available to support the theory that failing to complete a prescribed antibiotic course contributes to antibiotic resistance.
Social networking use for early career teachers is associated with increased burnout levels.
Patients recording medical encounters is becoming a trend.
Medicaid enrollees are satisfied with their health care according to a recent research letter.
The utilization of health services have not been changed, however, expenditures have increased.
The number of American adults without health insurance has increased by about 2 million so far this year.
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.
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