A flexible overall performance score that can be modified in real time by users may be the most optimal method for generating relevant reviews for specific patient interests.
Physician burn out linked to patient safety incidents, professionalism concerns, and low patient satisfactionSeptember 20, 2018
In this meta-analysis of available studies, physician burnout was linked to an increased risk for patient safety incidents, professionalism issues, and reduced patient satisfaction.
In this prospective cohort study, trainees in specialties such as urology, neurology, emergency medicine, and general surgery were all associated with a higher relative risks of reported burnout symptoms during residency.
Addressing the Uncertainties of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program for Medical School GraduatesSeptember 18, 2018
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program promises to forgive any remaining federal loan debt for employees at governmental or nonprofit institutions following 10 years of loan repayments.
In addition to a better work-life balance, concierge medicine can reduce the number of patients a physician needs to see in order to make a living.
Medical comic books may be an acceptable form of patient education material, but clinicians should assess and honor patient preferences before providing these materials.
An inclusive organizational culture, or the lack thereof, affects employee job performance, emotional well-being, and workforce engagement.
Adhering to a "secure, preserve, fight" strategy is recommended for health care professionals working with a vulnerable patient population.
Data breaches can happen to small medical practices, but staff can take steps to prevent them.
Patient portals have not taken off as expected.
Practice names and logos should be carefully designed to emphasize what is unique about a practice.
Family-support intervention does not significantly improve surrogates' psychological symptoms: The PARTNER trialAugust 21, 2018
Family-support intervention delivered by an interprofessional intensive care unit (ICU) team did not significantly reduce anxiety and depression among surrogates of critically ill patients.
Certain steps should be taken when discharging a patient for failure or inability to meet financial obligations.
How should a clinician act on personal values when those values clash with their employers?
There are 6 broad factors that can affect inclusion within healthcare organizations.
The growing threat of hacking is increasing the number of physicians buying cyber insurance.
Advance care planning in frail older adults does not increase patient activation or quality of life.
MHPAEA enforcement was positively associated with lower spending for mental illness treatment among those with parity-associated policies.
A new policy opposing lockout provisions that block Medicaid patients from the program for lengthy periods was adopted by the AMA House of Delegates.
Additional codes have been approved by the CPT Editorial Panel for chronic care remote physiologic monitoring and internet consultations.
Building cohesive teams in teaching clinics can help blend clinical care with education for residents.
Female internists earn less than men, across many demographic and employment indicators.
There is considerable variation in specialty drug coverage across commercial health plans.
By understanding 3 indices and metrics, physicians can change the financial outcome of their medical practice.
The council will examine health care spending in the US and provide a focal point for discussion, analysis, and action on health care spending and values.
Physicians need to accept that the health care industry is changing.
Targeted steps can be taken to minimize future risks of lawsuits.
Allowing front desk staff adequate time and an uninterrupted environment to focus on billing can prevent problems later on
In order to achieve universal health coverage, stakeholders must focus on the quality of health services.
Four strategies were presented to help physicians make personal and professional gains.
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