A hospital policy to prevent video recording in the emergency department helps to prevent patients from recording clinicians without their permission.
It is essential for healthcare professionals to collaborate with other experts from all specialty areas.
The FDA has announced a recall of liquid pharmaceutical products because of possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections.
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.
ACOs have potential for success in improving the quality of and access to care, and these models promise to provide sustainable reform of healthcare costs for the future.
The Mitrofanoff procedure is a simple yet ingenious concept that creates a passageway for the easy removal of urine in patients who self-catheterize.
The House of Delegates discussed the recertification process for PAs and the future of the PA profession.
Understanding the different attitudes and skills that different generations and professions bring to relationships can increase working confidence and self-efficacy.
The American Medical Association adopted new policies on drug pricing to protect patients.
Public opinion polls support the views of professional organizations, with 60% of Americans opposing the new American Health Care Act, 31% supporting it, and 9% undecided.
Working through the night and sleeping during the day can be a difficult adjustment.
Patients treated by older physicians have higher mortality than those cared for by younger physiciansMay 24, 2017
Researchers found that patients treated by older physicians had higher 30-day mortality than those cared for by younger physicians, despite similar patient characteristics.
Crafting a debt management plan that includes loan repayment with building retirement savings is crucial for doctors starting their career path.
All patients reported overall satisfaction with video visits and most reported being interested in continuing use of video visits as an alternative to in-person visits.
The American Academy of Family Physicians has submitted a detailed plan in response to a request for proposals from the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee.
Three health care clinicians discuss the advantages and disadvantages of repealing the Affordable Care Act and how the change would impact their practice.
Incorporating new technology in medical practices to manage outpatient medical records can sometimes be a challenge.
Retail medical sites like CVS and Walmart have established primary care clinics, which are staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
The data showed that 21% of cases received final diagnoses that were distinctly different than referral diagnoses.
Working with a large number of attending physicians can be one of the biggest difficulties of being an advanced practice provider.
The updated guideline includes recent advances in diagnostic imaging and improvements in catheter-based and surgical interventions for patients with valvular heart disease.
Canada's educational training programs are some of the most innovative in the world and use techniques that promote the skills that future clinicians need.
Adding another healthcare provider to the practice schedule creates additional access for the patient.
The ACGME announces that residency programs can increase shift hours for first-year residents from 16 to 24 hours.
Applying necessary lifestyle changes as well as incorporating pharmaceutical drugs will improve diabetes in patients compared to drugs alone.
Researchers report that women and men in the United States will have lower life expectancy gains, compared with those in other countries.
A physician assistant's stay in the hospital provides a new perspective of a patient's experience in the emergency department.
Researchers observed a somewhat lower mortality among patients treated by international graduates.
Counseling patients on the difference between a Pap smear and a pelvic exam will help them realize the importance of following up with a gynecologist for an annual visit.