Medicare spending on physician services declined an estimated $9.4 billion between January and June 2020.
Use of urgent care centers is associated with a small reduction in lower-acuity emergency department visits, but with an increase in urgent care center costs.
Many healthcare providers are unclear as to when a request is made by an individual pursuant to a HIPAA authorization versus a HIPAA access request, particularly when a patient wants records to be sent to a third party, a HIPAA compliance officer at a law firm explained.
Clinical Pain Advisor met with Scharles Konadu, MD, a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Gastroenterology Specialty Board, to discuss how deeply racial inequity is woven into our health care system.
The researchers conducted 1103 surveys, encompassing 464 US physicians.
More than 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have now been delivered into the arms of American adults, new government data show.
This study examined the experience and attitudes of mental health care providers towards telehealth.
We speak with Mildred Solomon, EdD, President of the Hastings Center and Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, where she directs the school’s Fellowship in Bioethics, about the COVID-19 pandemic, health equity, and vaccine distribution.
There is underrepresentation of racial/ethnic minorities and older patients among U.S.-based vaccine clinical trials, while female adults are overrepresented.
Millions of cloth face masks will be distributed in certain U.S. communities to ensure equity in the federal government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.