The use of medical scribes for electronic health record documentation reduced primary care physician burden.
Farris K. Timimi, MD, and Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network shared their views on the role of social media in physician practice.
Wide variations in influenza vaccine coverage have been noted across healthcare personnel based on occupation and worksite.
Physician employment contracts include a number of bonuses and benefits that can be included or negotiated.
Medical practices can take steps to avoid problems related to use of social media by staff members.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How should a clinician act on personal values when those values clash with their employers?
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.
Female internists earn less than men, across many demographic and employment indicators.
There is considerable variation in specialty drug coverage across commercial health plans.
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.
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.
Sound healing — a meditation technique that focuses on the power of sound — may offer a solution to physician burnout.
Insurance companies sometimes underpay physicians the contracted amount for a service or procedure.
Medical institutions and organizations need to ensure there are proactive interventions to transform the workplace in order to address sexual harassment and discrimination.
Embezzlement occurs frequently in medical practices and steps should be taken to prevent it.
Coverage rates and access to care are significantly higher in states with Medicaid expansion, compared with non-expansion states.
Mental health does not differ significantly between offspring with sexual minority parents from the community-based National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study and a matched normative population-based sample.
The FDA has released new guidance for drug developers that could potentially lead to the approval of a wider range of nonprescription drug products.
Physician burnout, fatigue, and work-unit safety grades are independently associated with medical errors.
Virtual assistant programs like Google Assistant, Siri, and Alexa are not yet in compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Wellness travel comes in many forms: from coastal bike rides to weeklong workout programs with celebrity trainers.
Overlooking women in medicine can have far-reaching consequences.
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