The White House says this shift will address the "fragmented federal oversight" of food safety and public health.
The AMA calls for inclusive family and medical leave policies to support LGBTQ workers who care for relatives, spouses, and partners.
Access to intensive management program results in more outpatient care with no increase in total costs.
The recall affects approximately 470,000 units that include drugs packaged with 3 to 10 tablets per blister card. The blister packs were developed for use in hospitals, however some were sent to retail pharmacies and were likely dispensed for in-home use.
AMA calls for greater manufacturer transparency in order to prepare for disasters and mitigate shortages.
Guide details two types of collaborative care models that involve pharmacists, docs working together
Delegates recognize soaring costs threaten both Medicaid and family budgets.
Continued improvement in payment reporting mechanisms is crucial to meet the benchmarks set by the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.
Most doctors see value in EHRs, but almost half believe they detract from clinical effectiveness
Although all of the guidelines acknowledge that there are emergent situations in which providing care for a family member or friend is not only permissible but also essential, other situations are frowned upon.
Researchers recommended that residency programs reconsider the balance of patient safety, learning needs, and resident autonomy.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra pledged to lead the fight to protect the Affordable Care Act.
CVS Pharmacy is now offering home delivery nationwide for prescription drugs, for a service charge of $4.99.
Researchers used administrative data to compare effectiveness measures in physicians who either did or did not maintain certification in the 20 years following their initial certification.
Physicians should recognize the challenges associated with informal caregiving and the impact that caregiver burnout can have on patient care.
Approximately 5% of patients in the United States contribute to half of total healthcare spending.
Data breaches affecting health care systems or their partners need to be addressed quickly.
Researchers sought to assess whether distributions of consumer ratings differ across specialties and to provide specialty-specific data to assist consumers and clinicians in interpreting ratings.
Researchers estimated the prevalence of having no health care coverage by occupation using data from the 2013 to 2014 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.
Study investigators asked physicians whether they perceived specific clinical examples as an ethical dilemma.
One recent survey found that 42% of US physicians are burned out, with rates of 38% among men and 48% among women. The authors here suggest that clinicians are encouraged to care for human beings, not merely to manage health information.
Direct supervision in which attending physicians join work rounds does not reduce the rate of medical errors.
Researchers used data from the 2015 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to describe the characteristics of office-based physician visits in 2015.
Ranking or otherwise gauging physician quality isn't just a way to assign bragging rights — performance metrics can be used to set reimbursement levels, tailor insurance, and identify physicians who are falling behind.
About half of older adults report having set up a patient portal, according to survey results from the National Poll on Healthy Aging.
Women face unique health challenges across their lifetimes, and policies should be implemented to improve their health outcomes.
System expansions in the current healthcare environment are making clear impacts on clinical care and patient safety.
The American College of Sports Medicine's (ACSM) annual survey reveals people are going back to basics to get fit in 2018.
The American College of Physicians has released 7 position statements supporting equality in healthcare for women.
Researchers used the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016 to examine personal health care access and quality with the Healthcare Access and Quality Index for 195 countries and territories, as well as subnational locations.
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