Knitting is both process- and product-oriented, encompassing repetitive tasks that can exercise physical and cognitive skills
Many patients intentionally withhold information from clinicians.
With the proliferation of online medical information, educators and students alike struggle to discern the legitimacy of "e-health" sources.
Pregnant women are considered a "vulnerable" population in the eyes of clinical researchers.
The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.
Healthcare interventions should assess the multiple layers of a person's life, rather than simply classifying marginalized groups as vulnerable.
Assuming blame for a medical error may help patients and families heal.
The American Heart Association and others are urging the court to reconsider changes to short-term limited-duration insurance plans.
By 2030, robots will likely replace 800 million workers. Will physicians make the cut?
The results of a recent survey of thousands of nurses and patients show that hospital patient safety remains a serious concern.
When deviating from published guidelines, physicians must ensure their recommendations are based on justified belief, not personal bias.
College students of color report an increased fear of crime and violence on college campuses.
A neighborhood's "phase" of gentrification may be predictive of certain health disparities among residents.
Rising drug spending in the United States is being fueled by expensive name-brand prescription medicines.
In the first 6 months of 2018, 8.8% of US individuals of all ages were uninsured, which was not significantly different from 2017.
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults still delay medical care due to cost despite having access to insurance coverage.
When is enough enough when it comes to health metrics?
Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.
Medicare costs may be contained by incentivizing multisector health activities, according to researchers.
Technological Breakthroughs in Medicine Move Physician-Patient Interactions From The Computer Screen Back to the Exam RoomNovember 20, 2018
While technological breakthroughs have had positive effects in the corporate world, they have led to exacerbated physician burnout in the medical field.
The patient-facing PREPARE advance care planning program plus an easy-to-read advance directive significantly increases documentation of advance care planning and patient-reported engagement.
Improved mental health appointment show rates were seen after the launch of an electronic referral system to mental health or social work services and social work follow-up protocol.
The FDA has launched the MyStudies App, a mobile application aimed at supporting the collection of "real world" data and evidence for medical use.
There are several concerns associated with produce prescription programs, despite the benefits to patients.
If there's one thing hospitals are not known for, it's culinary success.
The researchers noted that counties should consider increasing funding for mobile crisis teams staffed by professionals who can direct patients to medical emergency departments or psychiatric emergency service units depending on their evaluation.
Evidence-based medicine is the cornerstone of clinical practice.
The $67 billion merger between Cigna and Express Scripts will be the first of its kind.
Is Psychological Manipulation Ever in the Best Interest of the Patient? Examining the Ethics of Mindset ManipulationNovember 07, 2018
Beneficence and autonomy are cornerstone concepts in the field of medical ethics.
Employer-sponsored wellness programs can put physicians in an unenviable position.
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