As the roles of nurse practitioners and physician assistants continue to evolve, efforts are being made to integrate a NP/PA model into the hepatology and liver transplant field.
Patients with schizophrenia who participated in a telephone intervention problem-solving program were found to have higher rates of medication adherence compared with patients who received routine hospital care for schizophrenia.
The rate of discussions between physicians and patients regarding lung cancer screenings is very low.
The authors explain 5 best practices to encourage nano-enabled worker monitoring programs that are acceptable, effective, and ethical.
Cardio-oncology is an emerging discipline and subspecialty in response to the rapidly growing number of patients with comorbid cardiovascular disease and cancer and the complexity of these conditions.
Eighty-four percent of patients report improved patient-provider relationship with video visits.
Based on initial gains in health care access from the passage of the 2010 Patient Protection and ACA, the ACP offers recommendations on how to improve the law and achieve universal health care coverage.
When considering closing a rural hospital, researchers advised assessment of the potential impact — emotional, economic, practical, and political — on the community and the healthcare organization.
More than half of internal medicine graduates in 2016 and 2017 pursued a career in primary care.
Roughly half of internal medicine physicians report working in a practice that has telehealth technology.
Replacing half an hour of daily sitting time with even light physical activity is associated with a reduction in mortality risk among less active adults.
Investigators conducted a meta-analysis to identify predictors of poor postoperative pain control with a goal of developing personalized care pathways to improve outcomes.
Terminally ill adults in New Jersey will soon be allowed to seek medical help to end their lives.
Two position statements developed in relation to drug pricing and step therapy have been issued by the American College of Rheumatology.
The US Food & Drug Administration reports the most current list of drug shortages and discontinuations.
For patients with heart failure discharged to a skilled nursing facility and then home, the risk for readmission is highest during the first 2 days at home and is attenuated with a longer SNF length of stay.
The Grey’s Anatomy effect is a term that describes the disconnect between real-life and television medicine.
Dr Gottlieb expressed that the FDA is committed to bringing competition to the insulin market to lower prices and expand patient access.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to four homeopathic drug manufacturers due to serious concerns over the quality of the products produced by these companies.
Physicians with 5 or more malpractice claims more than twice as likely to go into solo practice.