Corresponding nationwide decrease of 80,000 registered nurses seen during same period.
Despite increases in therapy for opioid use disorder, treatments, a widening treatment gap exists between young people aged 15 to 24 years and older adults.
Visits to PCPs decreased, while proportion of adults with no PCP visits in given year increased.
Rural America is falling behind in many of the top health categories, including heart disease, cancer, and lower life expectancy.
From 2008 to 2016, several factors affected the decrease in primary care visits among children with commercial insurance.
Individuals most at risk for neurobehavioral performance impairment during sleep deprivation can be accurately identified by a visual psychomotor vigilance task.
Practice changes linked to increase in survival without major morbidity for infants born at 23 to 32 weeks.
A new study demonstrates the efficacy of a structured physician compensation model in achieving equitable pay for all employees, although the underrepresentation of women in leadership positions and the higher-paying specialties warrants further investigation.
Surgeon General says too many people are not getting access to cessation treatments that work.
Researchers argue that chronic migraine should not be solely defined by headache frequency alone.
Hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD who received virtual inhaler use education via a tablet was as effective as in person education.
Following resuscitation with naloxone, clinicians commonly recommend an observation period to monitor for rebound apnea and other symptoms. Patient refusal of this recommendation is common, although rarely discussed in the literature.
Researchers sought to examine differences in the frequency, type, and duration of postacute care use among rural and urban Medicare beneficiaries.
Nurses certified in critical care also have higher perceived value of evidence-based practices.
Administration of simeprevir is more problematic with ART; sofosbuvir has fewest interactions with ART.
A highly publicized custody dispute in Texas has garnered attention from medical societies and policy makers alike.
Work culture of high psychological safety reported in about 38% of acute care hospitals.
No change in emergency department utilization during 2014 to 2016 after expansion of Medicaid.
Results published in JAMA Network Open suggest that physicians with positive screening for depressive symptoms were at higher risk for making medical errors.
For patients who are overweight or obese, clinical visits are often characterized by negative interactions and dismissive advice.