Changing the learning environment and reforming programs is important to improving the well-being of medical students.
The 115th US Congress is wasting no time considering reforms to the outgoing president's signature healthcare legislation.
Passage of the Medicare Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program under the Affordable Care Act is associated with a more rapid decrease in 30-day risk-standardized readmission rates.
The highest spending was for diabetes, ischemic heart disease, and low back and neck pain in 2013.
Health care spending on children increased from 1996 to 2013 in the United States.
The use of structured rounding tools improves time allocation per patient and communication breakdowns during hand-offs in multidisciplinary rounds.
Outcomes-based pricing for novel and expensive biopharmaceuticals is supported in an Ideas and Opinions piece published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Factors that influence whether an internal medicine physician will accept a position include opportunities for improved work-life balance as well as compensation.
Anticoagulants, antibiotics, and diabetes agents were implicated in an estimated 46.9% of emergency department visits.
Patients who viewed price estimates chose health care facilities with lower relative price estimates.
Effective strategies for managing physician burnout include mindfulness and stress-management training.