Investigators assessed burnout-associated costs associated with physician turnover and physicians decreasing their clinical hours at national and organizational levels.
The ACP has issued a position paper that examines the professional duties and principles that should guide the response of colleagues and the profession to physician impairment.
Currently, there is no formal curriculum in medical ethics as it applies to mechanical circulatory support.
High costs are associated with physician turnover and reduced clinical hours attributed to burnout.
The Infectious Disease Society of America issued an updated statement supporting the appropriate use of telemedicine and telehealth technologies in clinical care, research, and education.
Risks related to DTC testing include lack of understanding of the test by the consumer, incorrect test results, and erroneous interpretation of the results.
Telemedicine for infectious diseases (ID) occurring in patients who are hospitalized may be a promising way to provide ID expertise over a wide population.
The American Psychiatric Association’s president, Altha Stewart, MD, sat with Valerie Jarrett, JD, for a fireside chat focused on the Affordable Care Act.
Kaiser-Permanente Northern California recently integrated video telemedicine functionality into their healthcare delivery system.
The average price for single-source brand-name drugs is higher in the United States than in other countries, indicating that external reference pricing could reduce costs.
Researchers evaluated the feasibility of using machine learning to automatically populate a review of systems of all symptoms discussed in a patient/physician conversation.
Researchers evaluated the use of subspecialty consultation for Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for nonsurgical conditions, compared payments for consultative and nonconsultative care, and assessed payment differences across hospital referral regions.
A recall of Ketorolac Tromethamine Injection has been issued following microbial growth contamination.
Electronic consultation service delivers specialist advice that is actionable by primary care clinicians and communicated in a timely fashion to patients.
This case asks how a hospital should balance patients’ health needs with its financial bottom line regarding emergency department utilization.
Researchers assessed the adoption of telehealth by internal medicine physicians, specifically whether telehealth technologies were available to their practices and how frequently they used these technologies with their patients.
Based on initial gains in health care access from the passage of the 2010 Patient Protection and ACA, the ACP offers recommendations on how to improve the law and achieve universal health care coverage.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is launching on April 25, 2019, its “Remove the Risk” campaign, aimed at promoting the safe disposal of unused opioids.
More than one-third of respondents reported no administrative methods for responding to shortages.
Antibiotic prescribing is higher and guideline-concordant antibiotic management is lower with DTC telemedicine visits in pediatric ARI.