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Machine Learning Algorithms in Medicine: What Are the Pitfalls?

Machine Learning Algorithms in Medicine: What Are the Pitfalls?

Experts discusses the potential pitfalls of machine learning algorithms in medicine.

The relative risk for healthcare-associated infections has decreased in the last 15 years due to improvements in awareness of risk associated with devices, infection control, and evidence-based practice regarding use of devices.

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Trends in Health Care Spending and Use Among Americans

Trends in Health Care Spending and Use Among Americans

Americans under age 65 years who were insured through their employer spent more than ever before on health care in 2016.

Patient Care Would Improve With 24-Hour Primary Care Clinics

Patient Care Would Improve With 24-Hour Primary Care Clinics

A 24-hour primary care clinic with multiple doctors offering round-the-clock care would actualize better and more sustainable care.

Many Physicians Continue to Work When Sick

Many Physicians Continue to Work When Sick

Many physicians continue working and caring for patients while they are sick.

Medical Societies Urge Congress to Halt Changes to Critical Part B Therapies

Medical Societies Urge Congress to Halt Changes to Critical Part B Therapies

Eleven medical societies are calling on Congress to preserve patient access to Part B therapies.

Significant Risk of Burnout in US Surgical Residents

Significant Risk of Burnout in US Surgical Residents

Burnout in surgical residents is linked to depression and suicidal ideation.

Mortality Rates Higher Among Weekend Hospital Admission

Mortality Rates Higher Among Weekend Hospital Admission

Hospital inpatients admitted during weekends may have a higher mortality rate compared with inpatients admitted during the weekdays.

ED Drills Assess Hospital Response to Communicable Disease

ED Drills Assess Hospital Response to Communicable Disease

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.

Tips for Preventing Medical Practice Billing Errors

Tips for Preventing Medical Practice Billing Errors

Certain strategies can help to prevent medical practice billing errors.

Forty Percent of Patients Report a Disconnect in Medical Care

Forty Percent of Patients Report a Disconnect in Medical Care

About 40% of patients reported a breakdown in their care, including information exchange, delays in admission, team communication, and discharge.

Early Career Teacher Burnout May Be Linked to Social Network Use

Early Career Teacher Burnout May Be Linked to Social Network Use

Social networking use for early career teachers is associated with increased burnout levels.

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