The American Association of Nurse Practitioners celebrates National NP Week from November 12-18.
A national databank is necessary and would include names of medical providers who have publicly expressed opinions indicating biases about certain populations.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals have specific health needs that become increasingly important as they age and should become an important part of primary care.
Depressive symptoms increase during the internship year for training physicians, with a greater increase among women.
The FDA has provided guidelines for a safe Halloween that include injury prevention from costumes and contact lenses and illness from sweet treats.
With a little creativity, children with diabetes can enjoy the festivities of Halloween.
The AAP has updated guidelines on infection prevention and control that include the endorsement of immunization for healthcare personnel and guidance during outbreaks of infectious diseases.
The FDA has cleared the Senhance System, which allows surgeons to control robotic arms for gynecologic and colorectal procedures.
The length of time these statements were presented was shorter if the slide contained only a conflict of interest statement vs a slide that contained other information or data.
The ACP proposes that efforts should focus on improving end-of-life care, as through palliative and hospice care.
More than 115,500 PAs will celebrate their contributions to healthcare during National PA Week.
Although the disparity has improved, female PAs are still paid 11% less than men.
The ACP emphasizes the need for an "assault" weapons ban after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Clinician predictors of low-value imaging include ordering low-value imaging on a prior patient, high rates of low-value imaging in another clinical scenario, and ownership of imaging equipment.
Unknown knowns are ideas that we're aware of on some level but, for whatever reason, choose not to admit to ourselves.
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.