Practice Management News
Others have argued that dismissal is ethically problematic because it can deprive children of comprehensive pediatric care and undermine public health.
Incidental abnormalities are most frequently observed in computed tomography colonoscopy, computed tomography of the chest, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.
A study assessing the impact of upscheduling of hydrocodone combined medications on APRN practices in Oklahoma revealed significant barriers to effective pain management.
A clinician fails to follow up after ordering diagnostic tests for a patient.
A patient dies after a clinician fails to act on signs of a potential case of deep vein thrombosis.
A clinician attempts to void a restrictive noncompete clause that she had signed before beginning her current job as an NP.
A patient presented with COPD, diabetes, and atrial fibrillation and was found to have a large tattoo across his chest reading, "DO NOT RESUSCITATE," followed by his signature.
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 literature review revealed that the use of care navigators in conjunction with follow-up telephone calls from nursing staff improved transition of care and readmission rates in patients with congestive heart failure.
Hospitalist NPs are key to successfully implementing Society of Hospital Medicine guidelines for preoperative testing and management.
An evaluation assessed the nonhealthcare-related influences that have led to misconceptions about long-acting reversible contraceptives.
Physician assistant students report witnessing and experiencing discrimination or abuse throughout PA programs in the United States.
Stark differences exist in EDs across the United States with regard to scope of practice, expectations, team dynamics, and training requirements for PAs and NPs.
Students who enter a preprofessional program directly after high school may be successful in PA school with structure, guidance, and mentorship.
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.