Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.
The American Heart Association has updated their disaster resources page with the latest tips to keep in mind when counseling patients ahead of a natural disaster.
Serving patients' specific needs, such as referral to socioeconomic support, can improve care.
Pharmacist roles include helping with insulin treatment, virtual consults, and diabetes management.
Lack of correlation between physician scores of doctor-patient communication vs patient scores.
Compassion and communication for both patients and families are among the most important factors involved in providing end-of-life care.
More than half of the new approvals of Breakthrough Therapy drugs were based on a single pivotal trial.
Appropriate and standardized regulation of mobile medical applications may enable faster adoption and integration of these technology platforms in the health care environment
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Medical teams that are willing to engage with and be informed by patients' religious worldviews are able to more effectively make clinical decisions.
Full-tuition scholarships, regardless of need, will be offered to all new and current medical students at NYU.
A providers' capacity to feel compassion is affected in part by the practice environment.
In recent years, more healthcare professionals are choosing to work for organizations rather than starting their own practice.
There are arguments for and against pulmonology practices prohibiting medical staff from using smartphones while working. Where do you stand on this issue?
Nurse navigators include registered nurses and licensed practical nurses who work together in pairs
Incorporating lay health workers into cancer care increases goals-of-care documentation and patient satisfaction.
Patient satisfaction can be improved by reducing long wait times and improving communication.
Hospitals should have strong processes for communicating with post-acute-care providers.
Medicare beneficiaries spent more out of pocket for generic medications used to treat cardiovascular disease than patients using standalone prescription drug plans.
Wellness travel comes in many forms: from coastal bike rides to weeklong workout programs with celebrity trainers.
Hiring the right people for your pulmonology practice will help it grow. How can you assemble an all-star staff?
Physicians reporting errors were more likely to also report burnout, fatigue, and recent suicidal ideation.
The draft guidance, Innovative Approaches for Nonprescription Drug Products, applies to drugs under the New Drug Application (NDA) process and "is intended to extend that NDA pathway to include therapeutic indications that have not, historically, been available for use without a prescription," said Gottlieb in a press statement.
"Consumers who aren't involved in manufacturing or distributing FDA regulated products should be on alert that if you get an FDA warning letter, it's probably fake, and probably a scam," said Gottlieb.
Gottlieb said "The charge to this new task force is to look for holistic solutions to addressing the underlying causes for these [drug] shortages."
These solutions improve electronic health record user interface with easier login identification and voice recognition.
Patient complaints of rudeness vary from being verbally attacked by receptionists to feeling insulted by physicians.
Many primary care physicians feel unable to adequately address needs of patients with multiple chronic conditions.
American Medical Association says medical students and residents should undergo training with evaluative feedback.
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