In conjunction with its release of the adult guidelines earlier this year, the ACIP earlier this year has issued an annual update on pediatric immunization schedules.
In light of Immunization Awareness Month, the American College of Physicians has issued a press statement to remind adults of the importance of staying up to date on all recommended vaccinations.
Senate Bill 514 will allow physician assistants to practice with more physician collaboration and less physician supervision.
2014 to 2018 saw increase of 1393% from 0.007 to 0.104% of all medical claim lines.
Survey shows that taking extra shifts is one strategy to help doctors pay off medical school debt.
Culturally tailored stroke education films were not more effective than education pamphlets for improving stroke preparedness at one year among black and Hispanic churchgoers.
Although not definitive, results suggest that biases linking surgery with men and family medicine with women may be widespread across the United States among surgeons.
A pair of former senators predicted that limited access to healthcare in rural states will be a significant issue for voters in the 2020 elections. The president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners argues that NPs are the answer to healthcare provider shortages.
If I had to declare my affinity for hugging, I would say that I am a medium-level hugger. I readily hug family members, particularly when the hug is initiated by one of my relatives. However, I don’t go around seeking hugs, nor am I the kind of hugger who holds on tight and sways with…
Researchers identified possible solutions to combat the projected decrease in access to health care because of the aging rural physician workforce, including expanding medical education programs in rural hospitals, increasing salaries for physicians in rural areas, and increasing utilization of the care offered by the growing nurse practitioner workforce.
A task force created by the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology released recommendations and an action plan for the potential of mobile health in allergology.
The National Physician Assistant Research Agenda has been updated to accurately reflect the profession’s impact on health outcomes as seen by other healthcare professionals.
Bill would limit drug copays for people with Medicare Part D by capping annual out-of-pocket costs.
Threats of mass deportation may have a significant effect on the health of people at risk for such activity.
The largest barrier to care for transgender persons is a lack of knowledgeable providers who offer appropriate and culturally competent care.
Researchers sought to compare the quality of care provided by advanced practice providers with cardiologists for patients in a post-percutaneous coronary intervention setting.
Investigators provide an overview of demographics, location, and primary vs specialty care data trends among nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians practicing in North Carolina.
Individuals with an implantable programmable cerebrospinal fluid shunt are at risk for unintended changes to valve settings through exposure to magnetic fields present in implantable medical devices.
Hawaii Governor David Ige signed the SB 1406 bill on July 2, 2019, which repealed the state’s outdated requirement for 100% chart review by a physician and included other changes to physician assistant laws currently in place in Hawaii.
Researchers from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation conducted a secret shopper study to measure the number of primary care appointments scheduled with advanced providers before, during, and after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.