Issues that affect employees in all industries are compounded by a unique set of additional concerns that affect employees of medical practices.
A recently published case report describes the case of a 36-year-old male chronic heart failure patient who, "spontaneously expectorated an intact cast of the right bronchial tree," following an extreme bout of coughing.
Currently, same-day delivery is available only in Dallas, Chicago, New York City, Gainesville, Miami, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale; this program will be expanded in 2019.
When deviating from published guidelines, physicians must ensure their recommendations are based on justified belief, not personal bias.
Medicare costs may be contained by incentivizing multisector health activities, according to researchers.
A neighborhood's "phase" of gentrification may be predictive of certain health disparities among residents.
Researchers are concerned that the increased focus on sexual harassment resulting from the #MeToo campaign may cause negative health outcomes.
College students of color report an increased fear of crime and violence on college campuses.
When is enough enough when it comes to health metrics?
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults still delay medical care due to cost despite having access to insurance coverage.
The term "intensive care unit" (ICU) was meant to refer to the intensity of the resources allocated to patient care.
The 23andMe Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test can detect 33 variants for multiple genes, corresponding to more than 50 commonly prescribed medications and over-the-counter products.
Beneficiaries identified as "high cost" were likely to stay high cost over a 3 year period.
Minority resident physicians report incidences of microaggression, occasional racism, and challenges in integrating their cultural identity into the workplace.
More than 25 professional medical and patient advocacy organizations are in opposition to the Trump Administration's latest effort to undermine the Affordable Care Act.
Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.
The role of mHealth technologies, including smartphone applications and wearable sensors that enable real-time health monitoring, has become more prevalent within the last decade.
Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.
Patients and their families are advocating for their right to access the latest medical research papers to help find potential treatments and understand health conditions.
Disproportionate familial duties, few women in positions of leadership, a low retention rate of women, and unequal compensation contribute to gender inequality in the fields of pulmonary medicine, critical care, and sleep medicine.
Mandatory genetic testing may also constitute an undue threat to employee autonomy and privacy.