A nonprofit manufacturer could help keep generic drug prices down and maintain their supply.
FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb MD, said, "The FDA shares the goal of ensuring that American patients have access to quality and affordable care that meets their needs."
All of these studies, however, had methodological shortcomings (ie, inadequate adjustment for time-invariant; time-varying confounding factors; no adjustment for competing laws/policies that may have affected overdoses).
Identifying a patient's preferences and goals leads to a care plan that can reflect those goals, and this may improve patient satisfaction.
The ACP is focusing its efforts on improving health outcomes through the assessment of patients' social determinants of health.
While overall gender diversity has improved in the healthcare profession, female physicians are still paid significantly less than their male counterparts.
April 28, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
This change results in the elimination of 25 total measures across the 5 programs with well over 2 million burden hours reduced for hospital providers effected by the Inpatient Prospective Payment System proposed rule, saving them $75 million.
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.
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