Practice Management News
Hospital patients reported breakdowns in care, which included information exchange, medications, delays in admission, team communication, providers' manner, and discharge.
Completing the antibiotic course increases the chance of patients developing antibiotic resistance, according to the authors.
Understanding the different attitudes and skills that different generations and professions bring to relationships can increase working confidence and self-efficacy.
Taking good notes is one of the most important steps a clinician can take to reduce the risk of a lawsuit.
A patient presents with chest pain 6 weeks after beginning use of a contraceptive device.
A clinician files a lawsuit against her employer after being fired for refusing Tdap immunization.
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.
A point-of-care resource tool may help clinicians better manage childhood overweight- and obesity-related comorbidities.
Civilian healthcare providers need to be educated on the importance of screening women for military service and also be aware of the unique healthcare needs of this population.
An innovative advanced practice preceptor program can help students and novices transition into established professionals.
The House of Delegates discussed the recertification process for PAs and the future of the PA profession.
Most opioid-dependent pregnant patients understand that intravenous drug use is a major transmission modality of HCV.
The gap between supply and demand in the rheumatology workforce is expected to widen substantially by 2030.
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.