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Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Malpractice liability reform would best be analyzed on a specialty-by-specialty basis.

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Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

Bully for Us: Confronting Medicine's Bullying Problem

The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?

Guidance Offered for Improving Mental Health in Workplace

Guidance Offered for Improving Mental Health in Workplace

Four recommendations for action have been developed for improving mental health in the workplace.

Risks and Benefits of FDA "Pre-Cert" Program for Medical Software Devices Examined

Risks and Benefits of FDA "Pre-Cert" Program for Medical Software Devices Examined

The FDA Digital Health Software Precertification Program represents a feasible solution to regulate software classified as a medical device.

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Navigating the Waters of Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

Malpractice liability reform would best be analyzed on a specialty-by-specialty basis.

Shared Decision Making Improves for Minorities With Clinician Training

Shared Decision Making Improves for Minorities With Clinician Training

Shared decision making was assessed by a blinded coder based on clinical records, patient perception and quality of care, and clinician perspective.

Opioid Prescribing Trends in the VA Similar to Other Settings

Opioid Prescribing Trends in the VA Similar to Other Settings

Prescription opioid decline in the Veterans Health Administration due to decrease in long-term use.

Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout

Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout

As part of blueprint, task force developing strategies that can be adopted by any institution/practice.

Clinical Outcomes Negatively Affected by Prior Authorization Requirements

Clinical Outcomes Negatively Affected by Prior Authorization Requirements

The burdens associated with prior authorization are high, and have a negative impact on clinical outcomes.

Most Patients Comfortable With Clinicians Asking About Sexual Orientation

Most Patients Comfortable With Clinicians Asking About Sexual Orientation

The majority of patients do not have a problem with their clinicians asking them about their sexual orientation.

The Challenge of Helping Uninsured Patients While Protecting Practice Finances

The Challenge of Helping Uninsured Patients While Protecting Practice Finances

Physicians continue to be challeneged in protecting their practice finances while also helping patients with no insurance.

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