Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.
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?
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?
The draft guidance, Innovative Approaches for Nonprescription Drug Products, applies to drugs under the New Drug Application (NDA) process and "is intended to extend that NDA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."
How can you grow your new pulmonology practice? Here are 10 key strategies for the newly minted pulmonologist.
The Human Diagnosis Project, also known as Human Dx, aims to provide more accurate, affordable, and accessible care for all.
Being someone's emergency contact may mean even more as researchers use this information to study the heritability of various conditions.
Research findings suggest the need for greater adherence to a standardized set of policies aimed at improving transparency among clinical trial funders.
Healthcare providers traumatized by an adverse patient event are commonly referred to as "second victims" and may benefit from institutional and peer support to assist in recovery.
Researchers raise issues regarding interpretation of clinical trial results in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force does not recommend screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography in asymptomatic individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease events.
The American College of Physicians has released 7 position statements supporting equality in healthcare for women.
Physician asthma care education Plus training resulted in improvements in provider confidence, perceived skill in communicating cross culturally, and short-term asthma-specific outcomes.
An asthma care program improved implementation of guidelines as well as provider documentation in 65 community centers in 4 states that serve patients with asthma.
April 28, 2018 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.