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The Ugly Truth: Persistent Sexism in Medicine

The Ugly Truth: Persistent Sexism in Medicine

Elise Barney, DO, discusses the subtleties of modern sexism in medicine in a candid interview.

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More Health Issues, Poor Outcomes Reported Among Gender Minority Adults

More Health Issues, Poor Outcomes Reported Among Gender Minority Adults

Surveillence data confirms that in the US, gender minority adults experience marked health disparities.

Does Text Message Monitoring Impact Medication Adherence and Adverse Events?

Does Text Message Monitoring Impact Medication Adherence and Adverse Events?

Ninety-eight percent of participants reported that the text messaging intervention was easy to use.

Factors Influencing Physician Burnout

Factors Influencing Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is often caused by a breakdown of 1 of 6 factors, including workload, control, rewards, community, fairness, and values conflicts.

Longer In-Office Wait Times Associated With Medicaid

Longer In-Office Wait Times Associated With Medicaid

Data from 21.4 million outpatient visits were examined to assessed in-office wait times between patients with Medicaid and private insurance.

Medical Administrative Recording Improved With Electronic Record App

Medical Administrative Recording Improved With Electronic Record App

Electronic medication record use reduced errors in medication administration among patients.

Online Reviews May Expose Physicians to HIPAA Violation Liabilities

Online Reviews May Expose Physicians to HIPAA Violation Liabilities

Physicians should take control of unclaimed online profiles and encourage patients to discuss negative complaints by phone.

Promoting Shared Decision Making With Health Literacy Tools

Promoting Shared Decision Making With Health Literacy Tools

Health literacy tools encourage shared decision making between patients and clinicians.

ACA: Surge in TV Ads Linked to Drop in Uninsured Rates

ACA: Surge in TV Ads Linked to Drop in Uninsured Rates

County-level health insurance coverage increased based on the volume of Affordable Care Act (ACA) television advertisements.

Privacy and Accountability: Corrective Action Plans to Correct HIPAA Breaches

Privacy and Accountability: Corrective Action Plans to Correct HIPAA Breaches

The Department of Health and Human Services may impose a corrective action plan (CAP) in response to a particularly egregious HIPAA breach.

On-Site Hospital Surveys Lead to Reduced Mortality

On-Site Hospital Surveys Lead to Reduced Mortality

Patients admitted during Joint Commission on-site inspections have lower 30-day mortality vs those admitted during non-survey weeks.

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