Study results stress the importance of a multiethnic support system for patients needing to overcome communication barriers.
Further research is needed, but the position statement authors support the use of telemedicine as a method of health care delivery.
Many physicians report that they would prefer to work part time as part of their ideal retirement plans.
Researchers have proposed 6 metrics to measure electronic health record use.
An online survey of 500 practicing female physicians indicated pay inequality and contract negotiation were top issues.
The majority of healthcare workers receive an influenza vaccination, but more pregnant women should be vaccinated.
Of the more than 2500 adults surveyed, 21% reported personally experiencing a medical error.
Red flags for embezzlement in medical practices include secretive behavior, sudden displays of wealth, and refusal to take vacations.
Concierge medicine provides patients with medical care services that is not covered by their health insurance.
Medical scribes have been viewed as effective in improving a variety factors in the clinical setting; however, some healthcare professionals have concerns about their role.
Self-prescribed apricot kernel extract was administered daily for 5 years by the patient.
A retrospective study of lung cancer clinical trials found that trials continue to increase their eligibility criteria, creating barriers to patient access.
Considered low-hanging fruit by hackers, the health care sector is particularly vulnerable to attack.
Transesophageal echocardiography can be used safely and effectively by critical care fellows to assess and manage cardiopulmonary failure when transthoracic echocardiography fails to provide adequate views.
Approving high-risk medical device modifications and granting accelerated drug approval requires high-quality evidence.
Timely selection and early intervention, attention to comfort, and frequent checks improved outcomes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who were treated with noninvasive ventilation.
The adoption of access standards does not improve access to specialist care among patients participating in Medicaid manage care.
Researchers analyzed data from hospitalized Medicare patients with acute MI, heart failure, or pneumonia between 2008 and 2014.
A recent AMA report highlighted the efficacy of the ICARE method for reducing clinician burnout.
About 20 million people gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act.