Drugs expected to see price hikes include Zipsor (by 10%), Sabril (by 10%), Humira (by 7%), Kengreal (by 6%), Lyrica (by 5%), and Chantix (by 3%).
Researchers found that the average primary care exam was 18.0 minutes long (standard deviation, 13.5 minutes).
This detailed description of an institutional response to the COVID-19 pandemic in NYC highlights approaches that can be applied to help other hospitals plan for surges.
The researchers found that old age is a factor independently associated with fewer completed telemedicine visits.
Long-term care workers in nursing homes commonly hold multiple jobs, which may contribute to the spread of COVID-19 in nursing homes.
Income-related inequality in affordability and access to primary care is worse in the United States than in other high-income countries.
Patients with viral infections were less likely to be prescribed antibiotics following a 4-part antibiotic stewardship intervention at an urgent care center.
When the pandemic first reached Boston in March 2020, Massachusetts General Hospital responded by redeploying advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
A roundtable discussion by experts in issues facing patients with skin of color reveals interesting insights.
The patient, a 67-year-old female, presented to the emergency department with altered mental status.
A nurse practitioner sues her former boss for defamation and wins, only to have him declare bankruptcy.
At a Special Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates, the AMA adopted a policy to advocate for widespread use of telehealth beyond the pandemic.
Several previously FDA-approved medicines were approved for additional uses in November 2020.
Clinicians were nominated by their peers to receive Point of Care Network’s America’s Top Physician Assistant or America’s Top Nurse Practitioner Award.
A now-deleted social media post from the AMA stated that the independent practice of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will put patient safety at risk.
Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act was linked to an increase in early-stage cancer diagnoses in the first year after expansion.
The American Society of Hematology released evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of DVT and PE in patients without cancer.
NPs were selected for the fellowship based on their expertise in clinical practice, research, education, and health policy.
Based on guidelines issued by the World Health Organizations in 2018, the American College of Physicians has issued best practice advice that simplifies and improves treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus.
Spanish-speaking caregivers face a unique set of struggles trying to get medical care for their child. What can you do to help?