Researchers identified current gaps in aging and diversity research and identified future directions that research should take.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a new plan to significantly modernize the regulation and oversight of dietary supplements, according to a statement released today. The new document will be the first update in over 25 years. “I’ve personally benefited from the use of dietary supplements and, as a physician, recognize the benefits of certain…
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,…
Physician-mothers who care for seriously ill children, spouses, or parents have higher rates of burnout and mood disorders.
Compared with wait times at VA health centers, wait times in the private sector remained static.
Racism is embedded in all US institutions, including medicine — so what steps are being taken to improve the well-being of the healthcare workforce?
Use of medical scribes in the emergency department improves physician productivity and reduces patient length of stay.
The ACR is urging CMS to adopt safeguards to protect Medicare Advantage beneficiaries from step therapy.
Even the use of as few as 2 concomitant drugs can introduce the risk for drug interactions and subsequent adverse effects.
As the government shutdown drags in to its second month, physicians who treat opioid use disorders are being backed against a wall.
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.
For patients with both physical and mental health-related long-term conditions, missing healthcare appointments is associated with an increased risk of multimorbidity.
Manual focuses on patient-physician relationship in different scenarios, including telemedicine.
A nurse practitioner sues her former employer after being fired for refusing to get a flu shot.
Significantly faster increase in use of telemental health services seen in counties with no psychiatrists.
It’s easy for patients to seek out information that backs up their beliefs and dismiss other sources as “fake news.”
The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.
Primary care consultation patterns for a prespecified set of symptoms may be used to identify patients who later develop a psychotic illness.