Past coverage expansions were associated with little or no change in society-wide hospital use; increases in groups who gained coverage were offset by reductions among others.
Prescription drug use appears to be similar in the US and Canada, according to a new data brief from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Individuals representing some of the nation’s preeminent medical organizations have called for “reasonable, evidence-based solutions” to reduce injury and death related to firearms.
Professional coaching can reduce emotional exhaustion, improve overall quality of life, and build resilience among physicians.
The author investigates the use of a regional state unrepresented patient advocacy committee as an alternative to appointing legal guardians or using physicians as decision makers.
Patients want more information from physicians on self-care.
National norms have been developed for assessing empathy among men and women at different levels of medical school education.
Higher affective well-being was associated not only with greater longevity but also with healthier aging without chronic disease or disability.
Although not definitive, results suggest that biases linking surgery with men and family medicine with women may be widespread across the United States among surgeons.
Participation in Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Investment Model during the first performance year by providers serving rural/underserved areas was associated with lower spending in the Medicare program than that among non-ACO providers serving the same areas.