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Q&A: Strategies for Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care

Q&A: Strategies for Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Care

The transition process can be challenging for patients and families, requiring a great deal of preplanning by providers.

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Past Behavior Influences Prescribing of Insomnia Drugs

Past Behavior Influences Prescribing of Insomnia Drugs

A doctor who prescribed a particular insomnia medication in the past was 3 times as likely to continue prescribing the same drug

Physician Burnout Challenges Sense of Professional Calling

Physician Burnout Challenges Sense of Professional Calling

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.

How To Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

How To Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

Patients were 10% to 30% less likely to acquire a multidrug-resistant organism or C difficile if enhanced disinfection strategies were used in hospitals.

Affordable Care Act Repeal: Most Physicians Aren't On Board

Affordable Care Act Repeal: Most Physicians Aren't On Board

Though many would support changes, only 15% want the law completely repealed.

Quality Improvement Measures Improve Health Care Utilization in Epilepsy

Quality Improvement Measures Improve Health Care Utilization in Epilepsy

Quality improvement measures help to reduce emergency department visits, inpatient hospitalizations, and health care claims.

Excessive Physician Charges Create Patient Burden

Excessive Physician Charges Create Patient Burden

Excessive charges negatively impact patients who are privately and uninsured.

FDA Regulatory Processes Driving High Drug Prices

FDA Regulatory Processes Driving High Drug Prices

Lengthy drug approval processes dampen competition, helping drive drug prices sky-high.

Burnout Has Negative Impact On Health Care, Quality

Burnout Has Negative Impact On Health Care, Quality

Health care provider burnout has been negatively linked to health care quality and safety.

Integrated Neurology Care Helps Curb Health Care Costs

Integrated Neurology Care Helps Curb Health Care Costs

Integrating neurology practice in a primary care medical home can reduce unnecessary testing and tertiary consults.

Naloxone Price Hike May Have Negative Impact on Overdose-Related Deaths

Naloxone Price Hike May Have Negative Impact on Overdose-Related Deaths

Investigators have identified several strategies for ensuring the drug's availability at an affordable price.

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