Voters supported Medicaid expansion in Utah, Nebraska, and Idaho.
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.
The US Department of Health and Human Services study shows Medicare pays 80% more than other countries for certain prescription drugs.
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.
Findings may highlight physician difficulty explaining to patients why antibiotics are not required.
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.
Staff social media accounts should be strictly personal, with no info about patients or employees.
Mandatory genetic testing may also constitute an undue threat to employee autonomy and privacy.
Use of a dosage schedule and teach-back technique more commonly reported in studies outside the United States.
Savings grew with longer participation and were significantly higher than hospital-integrated accountable care organizations.
Larger reductions in uninsured rate were seen in Medicaid expansion states, from 15.3% to 7.6%.
About 17% of hospitals charge 7 times the price of medications, and 8% have a markup of more than 1000%.
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
Can Chaplains Guide Clinical Decision Making? An Ethical Assessment of Spirituality in the Exam RoomAugust 31, 2018
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.