Most Americans report having excellent or good health and have a usual place to go for medical care.
Patients who use a simple waiting room tool are more prepared and more likely to begin heir primary care visit by communicating their top priorities.
Additionally, patients often not prepared with realistic expectations to receive home health care.
Medicaid expansion has created an “urgent need” to engage primary care practices in serving the expanded Medicaid population.
No difference in average sleep time found for residents with flexible hours vs standard duty hours.
Widespread improvements in digital communication, hardware, and software have resulted in positive changes in the healthcare technology landscape.
Transphobia among providers associated with knowledge of transgender, gender-diverse health care.
A consultation with a medical specialist was found to reduce family complaints and threats of litigation after the death of a loved one.
From 2005 to 2015, there was a decrease in primary care physician supply per capita in the United States, with increased supply associated with lower mortality.
Clinical support tools, such as mobile apps, are becoming a regular part of patients’ medical experience.
The prevalence rates of burnout, low engagement, and turnover are all high among primary care clinicians and staff.
Facebook’s recent suicide prevention efforts have sparked debate in the public health community.
Utilization of primary care was found to be associated with more high-value care, slightly more low-value care, and an improved overall health care experience, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey were used to examine whether visits to a primary care facility were associated with high-value care or low-value care,…
A nurse practitioner disagrees with her supervisor over a diagnosis but fails to voice her opinion, leading to misdiagnosis and a subsequent above-the-knee amputation.
Racism is embedded in all US institutions, including medicine — so what steps are being taken to improve the well-being of the healthcare workforce?
Even the use of as few as 2 concomitant drugs can introduce the risk for drug interactions and subsequent adverse effects.
Only 12.8 and 35.5% of fills were appropriate, potentially appropriate in outpatients.
Talking to sick patients about their future health prospects is a challenge.
Between 2016 and 2017, the mean paid childbearing leave for faculty physicians at 12 top United States medical schools was just 8.6 weeks.
Manual focuses on patient-physician relationship in different scenarios, including telemedicine.