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FOSTA-SESTA Threatens Sex Worker Livelihoods: What Mental Health Providers Should Know

FOSTA-SESTA Threatens Sex Worker Livelihoods: What Mental Health Providers Should Know

Sex workers already operate at the social and economic margins. SESTA-FOSTA makes it increasingly difficult for them to advertise and screen clients safely, deeply cutting into their incomes and threatening their livelihoods.

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Six Factors Related to Inclusion in Healthcare Workplace Identified

Six Factors Related to Inclusion in Healthcare Workplace Identified

There are six broad factors that can affect inclusion within health care organizations.

Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices

Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices

The growing threat of hacking is increasing the number of physicians buying cyber insurance.

Advance Care Planning Doesn't Aid Quality of Life

Advance Care Planning Doesn't Aid Quality of Life

Advance care planning in frail older adults does not increase patient activation or quality of life.

Parity Legislature Associated With Financial Protections for Youths With Mental Illness

Parity Legislature Associated With Financial Protections for Youths With Mental Illness

MHPAEA enforcement was positively associated with lower spending for mental illness treatment among those with parity-associated policies.

AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions

AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions

A new policy opposing lockout provisions that block Medicaid patients from the program for lengthy periods was adopted by the AMA House of Delegates.

Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine

Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine

Additional codes have been approved by the CPT Editorial Panel for chronic care remote physiologic monitoring and internet consultations.

Cohesive Teams Can Help Blend Clinical Care With Education

Cohesive Teams Can Help Blend Clinical Care With Education

Building cohesive teams in teaching clinics can help blend clinical care with education for residents.

Female Internists Consistently Earn Less Than Men

Female Internists Consistently Earn Less Than Men

Female internists earn less than men, across many demographic and employment indicators.

Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans

Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans

There is considerable variation in specialty drug coverage across commercial health plans.

Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance

Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance

By understanding 3 indices and metrics, physicians can change the financial outcome of their medical practice.

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