Researchers continue to be the targets of legal action from pharmaceutical, medical device, and nutraceutical companies when their studies frame products in an unfavorable light.
The FDA announced a new enforcement strategy to regulate drug products labeled as homeopathic.
Evaluating the pros and cons of defensive medicine, the practice of recommending tests or treatments for the purpose of avoiding or mitigating litigation.
Evaluating the difference between unconscious and conscious problem solving in medicine.
Evaluating the benefits of wearable fitness technology.
Evaluating the use of computerized decision support systems in medical practice.
Healthcare professionals must be well versed in law and institutional policy when complying with law enforcement demands for evidence from patients.
Evaluating clinician bias in clinical research.
Evaluating contributing factors to healthcare inequality in the United States.
Clinical trial research is set to comply with a new code of ethics in 2018.
Patient satisfaction was reportedly worse when clinicians denied certain requests.
Frequent discrepancies between the electronic discharge summaries and the discharge prescriptions were found at a regional hospital in Australia.
Post-discharge symptoms self-reported by frail, elderly adults may predict 30-day hospital readmission visits.
At a research seminar held by the European Respiratory Society in February 2017, a group of investigators discussed how precision medicine may improve treatment in asthma and COPD.
Evaluating US physician salaries and their effect on rising healthcare costs.
Almost 30% of eligible practices failed to register and report data in the first year of the Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier program.
Integrating clinical pharmacists into primary care medical home practices helps patients achieve better disease management for high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus.
Healthcare spending growth slowed in 2016 compared to faster growth in 2014 and 2015.
The ability of machine learning programs to diagnose medical conditions and predict outcomes is discussed in an opinion article.
Eleven medical societies are calling on Congress to preserve patient access to Part B therapies by preventing CMS from penalizing physicians who provide these treatments.
The AHA has released their concerns about the Republican tax reform bill.
17% of websites provide geographically relevant health care price estimates.
Improvements in cancer survival were limited to patients with private insurance, from 1997-2014.
About 50 employees have been fired from Essentia Health, a Duluth, Minnesota-based hospital chain, for refusing to receive the flu vaccination.
Spouses of female physicians are typically more educated and work more than spouses of male physicians.
Physicians who are experiencing burnout are more than twice as likely to leave their organization within 2 years.
Three of 13 attributes identified had the highest potential for reduced spending without compromising care.
Interventions to target healthcare professional-associated influenza transmission, intervention may be necessary to prevent transmission.
Text messaging may be an effective way to increase the rate of influenza vaccination.
More asthma clinical trials will include patient-reported outcomes as they will help guide clinicians' understanding of their patients' disease.