Non-reporting of negative results contributes to a body of knowledge that is at best, incomplete, and at worst, wrong.
Salaries for family-care physicians can be as low as one-third the salaries of specialty physicians.
Combining behavioral UI treatments with physical activity may improve outcomes in older women.
Knowing the line between professional and personal concern is important.
Exercise and psychological interventions are more effective for reducing cancer-related fatigue than pharmaceutical options
Scott Zeller, MD, discusses the importance of treating patients with agitation appropriately.
The development of new device technologies points to the need for new strategies to monitor their continuing safety and efficacy.
Burnout is prevalent among pediatric residents and is associated with suboptimal patient care attitudes and behaviors.
Patients can be confused by such off-label use, so providing informed consent becomes a challenge.
Deverick J. Anderson, MD, MPH, from the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network at Duke University Medical Center evaluated strategies for enhanced terminal room disinfection.
Cognitive behavioral therapy achieves relief without adverse effects, promoting adherence to therapy.
Over 40% of medical errors are a result of the effects of rudeness.
Effort must be made to create a more supportive medical education environment.
HHS fined providers for not having a business associate agreement in place or using an outdated one.
Self-estimated life expectancy exceeded observed survival in individuals with chronic disease.
Privacy elements of HIPAA continue to befuddle providers.
The PLISSIT model offers a method for introducing sexual health into the clinical conversation.
Practices must remain current, compliant, and efficient to respond to shrinking reimbursements, pay-for-performance payment models, stricter compliance regulations, and narrower margins
Artificial intelligence applications have been used in cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, and more.
Disparities in direct patient access to EHR need to be addressed.
More research is needed to show that medical residents' ability to provide high-quality. efficient patient care is accurately measured.
One physician discusses her experience with opting out of Medicare and offers advice to physicians considering doing the same.
A PRECISION trial tested cardiovascular risks of COX-2 inhibitors and NSAIDs.
Although a hospital may be in an insurance network, the treating physician may not be.
The strategies include documenting everything, being transparent with patients, and showing empathy.
Doctors should respond quickly, validate patient complaints, and demonstrate a willingness to take action.
A study suggests that female physicians use fewer codes than their male counterparts, resulting in a reimbursement gap.
The number of Medicare beneficiaries getting compounded drugs is up 281% since 2006.
Treatment on open wards was linked to lower odds of suicide attempts and to absconding with and without return.
Converting just 1 meeting per week to a walking meeting can increase on-the-job activity levels for white-collar workers.
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