The transition process can be challenging for patients and families, requiring a great deal of preplanning by providers.
A doctor who prescribed a particular insomnia medication in the past was 3 times as likely to continue prescribing the same drug
Physicians who were completely burned out had lower odds of finding their work rewarding, seeing their work as one of the most important things in their lives, or thinking that their work makes the world a better place.
Patients were 10% to 30% less likely to acquire a multidrug-resistant organism or C difficile if enhanced disinfection strategies were used in hospitals.
Though many would support changes, only 15% want the law completely repealed.
Quality improvement measures help to reduce emergency department visits, inpatient hospitalizations, and health care claims.
Excessive charges negatively impact patients who are privately and uninsured.
Lengthy drug approval processes dampen competition, helping drive drug prices sky-high.
Health care provider burnout has been negatively linked to health care quality and safety.
Integrating neurology practice in a primary care medical home can reduce unnecessary testing and tertiary consults.
Investigators have identified several strategies for ensuring the drug's availability at an affordable price.
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