Practice Management News
Researchers observed a somewhat lower mortality among patients treated by international graduates.
The guideline aims to help clinicians identify patients with cerumen impaction who may benefit from intervention.
Spending on diabetes, IHD, and lower back and neck pain account for the highest amounts of spending by disease category.
A healthcare provider is sued when a patient is determined to believe that she has more than a sore throat.
A student's headaches, lethargy, vomiting, and photophobia are misdiagnosed as migraine.
A woman has a myocardial infarction after her chest symptoms are misdiagnosed as acid reflux.
A program in California where hospitals are penalized for preventable medical errors has failed to reduce the number of errors.
A law aimed at helping victims of medical malpractice did not pass the New York State Legislature.
A clinician has called for the retraction of a study that identified medical errors as the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States.
An FNP reflects on the lessons he has learned in practice throughout the year.
The VA ruled to grant veterans direct access to advanced practice registered nurses who work in the VA healthcare system.
Ensuring successful integration of nurse practitioners into intensive care units includes orientation programs and leadership teams.
The AAPA is moving forward with its push to eliminate the formal relationship between physicians and PAs.
Steve Trexler, an American PA with over 30 years of experience, discusses the development of a physician assistant program in Liberia.
The biggest challenges for recently certified PAs are the lack of clinical PA opportunities for recent graduates and the lack of clinical PA opportunities in a geographic area.
A recent FNP graduate breaks down how he prepared to take (and pass) the AANP exam.
Planning ahead can help reduce the anxiety that comes along with final exams and boards.
A doctorate of nursing practice degree provides leadership and research-based clinical practice experience.
Greater impact of daily stressors, behavioral problems and worry about the future associated with more difficulty adapting.
Despite being the leading cause of mental retardation and disability in children, there are currently no national public awareness campaigns on CMV.
Coordinating with a cancer survivor's oncology team and understanding the survivorship plan can help ease care transitions.
A reduction in weight and glycohemoglobin was seen in patients that completed a diabetes prevention course.
Drug screening, risk stratification and pharmacogenetic testing should be used to guide prescribing habits.
Offering specific recommendations may be more beneficial to patients than food plate/pyramid nutritional guidelines.
Changes in the Affordable Care Act place greater emphasis on preventive medicine in primary care.
Introducing a single full-time orthopedic trained PA in the hospital setting benefited patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty.
Having open patient-centric conversations can help redirect focus and encourage cooperation in health-care settings.
Advanced practice practitioners covered the majority of direct, first-line care at four Seattle facilities.