Some of the major theories behind why Black patients have seemingly worse outcomes than White patients cite racism, not race, as the root of the problem.
By connecting on a personal level, medical practices may have better results in getting patients to settle their accounts.
There could be another 134,000 COVID-19 deaths in the United States by Dec. 1 if no new prevention measures are introduced, and the number of deaths could be much higher if rules are relaxed.
Hackers have penetrated healthcare providers’ computer systems to encrypt information and demand money for its release.
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented stress to society at large and perhaps most of all to frontline healthcare teams in a variety of settings. We spoke to an expert about teamwork during such trying times.
About 5.4 million Americans lost their health insurance after being laid off between February and May due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The American College of Physicians statement outlines how the “status quo” created health inequalities and prevented the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and outlines steps on how to move forward.
Interviewed patients expressed appreciation for the telemedicine option; many also indicated that they planned to continue telepsychiatry after shelter-in-place orders were lifted.
A comprehensive workplace wellness program may change employee health beliefs and increase self-reporting of having a primary care physician but does not significantly affect clinical outcomes.
Researchers sought to analyze the rate of burnout in practicing nurse practitioners by looking at contributing factors that play a role in compassion fatigue and compassion satisfaction.