Practice Management News
The Affordable Care Act is associated with moderate reductions in the cost burden for the lowest-, low-, and middle-income households.
Healthcare organizations are calling on Congress to reverse the new CMS policy that has the potential to jeopardize patient access to Part B drug therapies.
Researchers recommend 7 online tools and mobile apps to help healthcare professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal behaviors.
A nurse in a VA facility files a complaint against a clinician, which ends with a criminal conviction.
A clinician makes a dosage change for a patient during a telephone call, which leads to a lawsuit.
Two NPs in practice together end up in court after one loses her license.
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.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners celebrates National NP Week from November 12-18.
Hepatitis C treatment improves outcomes and experiences for patient and provider.
A point-of-care resource tool may help clinicians better manage childhood overweight- and obesity-related comorbidities.
PAs should always keep in mind the sacred responsibility of the job: the knowledge to know what to do for our patients, and when and how to do it.
More than 115,500 PAs will celebrate their contributions to healthcare during National PA Week.
The House of Delegates discussed the recertification process for PAs and the future of the PA profession.
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.