Half of practices report having an office dismissal policy for families refusing vaccine.
By connecting on a personal level, medical practices may have better results in getting patients to settle their accounts.
One potential driver of high antibiotic prescribing rates for acute respiratory infections is patient’s prior care experiences.
The efficacy of hormonal contraceptives may be reduced with use of antibiotics.
Hackers have penetrated healthcare providers’ computer systems to encrypt information and demand money for its release.
At a skilled nursing facility in Massachusetts, researchers found an 85% prevalence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus among asymptomatic facility residents.
Trends in infective endocarditis microbiology are of clinical concern and require further study and additional data.
Genomically-confirmed assessments of the risk for CDI found that asymptomatic carriers serve as viral reservoirs in clinical settings.
New clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease were published by leading respiratory medicine and infectious disease societies.
Regulations on telehealth services were rapidly deregulated early into the COVID-19 pandemic, but questions remain about quality of care and patient disparities.
The United States faces “an impending disaster” from the coronavirus pandemic and should spend $75 billion to improve its diagnostic testing system for COVID-19.
There is wide variation in the safety performance of electronic health record (EHR) systems used in U.S. hospitals.
An estimated 1.5 percent of American adults purchase prescription medication from outside of the United States to save money.
The American College of Physicians statement outlines how the “status quo” created health inequalities and prevented the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and outlines steps on how to move forward.
Patients with IBD should not alter their treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic; however, starting a new treatment regimen should be avoided.
The vaccine candidate is currently in preclinical development with clinical studies expected to begin later this year.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that current evidence is inadequate for assessing the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions for preventing illicit drug use among children, adolescents, and young adults.
In light of the changes inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the researchers wished to explore the effects of the pandemic on stroke management during the first month of Italy’s lockdown.
Researchers sought to identify disparities in risk to prevent, identify, and treat COVID-19-related severe illness and limit diverging outcomes for vulnerable subgroups.
The International Myasthenia Gravis/COVID-19 Working Group has published a short guidance statement on the management of MG and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome during this novel pandemic.