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Serious Suffering Affects Almost Half of Those Who Die Yearly

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:00
Vast majority who experience serious health-related suffering have no palliative care, pain relief

Pre-Retirement Morbidity Higher in Later Birth Cohorts

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:00
Worse measures of health for Americans who must work longer to reach Social Security retirement age

Quality Issues for Both Paper-, Electronic-Based Health Records

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 00:00
Study affirms poor quality of nursing documentation, as well as lack of knowledge and skills

Court Considering Fate of Noneconomic Damages Cap

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 07:00
Case would decide the fate of Wisconsin's $750,000 cap on noneconomic damages

New System Streamlines CME Credit Approval Process

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:00
American Academy of Family Physicians, American Board of Family Medicine launch single credit system

High Sustained Response Rate for Glecaprevir, Pibrentasvir in HCV

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:00
12-week therapy results in high rate of sustained virologic response for patients with CKD, hepatitis C

Low-Cost Services a Major Player in Unnecessary Health Spending

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 00:00
Costs associated with low-cost, low-value health services nearly twice as high as high-cost services

Physician Salaries Appear to Be Flat or Declining

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:00
Lack of income growth felt by primary care and specialty physicians

Medical License Questions Sway Doctors’ Mental Health Help

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 07:00
Asking only about current mental health may encourage help-seeking behavior

Guide Offers Doctors Tips for Choosing a Health System

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 07:00
New guide helps clinicians considering joining physician-led integrated health systems

Specific Phenotype Relevant in Subclinical Primary Aldosteronism

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:00
Findings suggest a clinically relevant spectrum of subclinical primary aldosteronism

Novel Metrics Suggested for Assessing EHR Use

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 00:00
Metrics aim to provide insight into the clinician experience in light of impaired practice efficiency

Injured Patients Want More Info on Safety Improvement Efforts

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 07:00
Eighteen of 30 patients and family members reported the CRP experience to be positive overall

2016 Physician Quality Reporting System Reports Available

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 07:00
Physicians should review reports to know whether they are subject to 2018 PQRS payment adjustment

Short-Lived Benefits for Abusive Supervisory Behavior

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 02:00
Positive indirect effect on work engagement via recovery level, which is short-lived

Pay for Performance Cuts Mortality in Diabetes Patients

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:00
Program associated with lower risk for mortality, but not cancer incidence

Stronger Nocebo Effect When Inert Rx Labeled As Expensive

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 19:00
Neural interactions between cortex, brainstem, and spinal cord mediate this effect

21 Percent of Americans Report Experiencing a Medical Error

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 02:00
Survey results show patients and families feel some responsibility for patient safety

Reasons Physicians Are Delaying Retirement Vary

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 02:00
Many older physicians feel that they are providing a useful service, desire part-time or occasional work

Limiting ‘Cold Time’ Could Make More Organs Available for Transplant

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 00:00
Up to 12 hours seems to be OK, study suggests