The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is trying to address some issues relating to physician EHR burden.
Feedback and education for pharmacists is effective at reducing prescription writing errors by junior doctors.
Conflict-of-interest statements should be included in medical journals in order to enhance transparency.
Health care spending is rapidly increasing.
New tools have been developed in order to help address physician burnout.
Decreasing physicians' salaries may discourage individuals from entering the healthcare field.
Researchers came up with 7 online tools and apps to help health care professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal thoughts.
This clinician discusses the application of conscious vs unconscious thinking in a medical practice.
EHRs can improve health care, however they also can compromise patient encounters.
There is a growing emphasis on provider responsibility with the increasing focus of the overprescribing of opioids.
Cyberattacks in healthcare are serious, and more cybersecurity is needed.
The automated diagnosis suggestion at the top of the EKG strip is the output of what is known as a decision support system.
The scourge of defensive medicine — the practice of recommending tests or treatments for the purpose of avoiding or mitigating litigation — is discussed in this opinion piece.
It is determined that the Value-Based Payment Modifier program is not linked with differences in performance between practices serving higher or lower-risk patients.
Health care spending has slowed down in 2016.
Congress is being called upon by medical societies in the US, to preserve patient access to Part B therapies.
The CMS released a 4 page summary of the 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule.
The AHA has released a statement addressing their concerns with the new tax reform bill passed by the Republicans.
In a Minnesota-based hospital chain, about 50 employees have been fired for refusing to receive the flu vaccination.
Health care provider burnout may be reduced with new workflows.
The G-TRUST is an easy-to-use checklist for clinical practices.
Over 40% of health care workers continue to work even if flu like symptoms are present.
There is a high level of burnout and stress among surgical residents.
There has been an increase in health care spending from 1996-2013.
The likelihood of reporting having received information about potential impairment was highest for users of prescribed sedatives.
Of 84 products sampled, 42.85% were underlabeled and 26.19% were overlabeled.
The CMS is going to investigate the effects of provider regulations on clinical practice.
During the internship year for training physicians, depressive symptoms tend to increase.
The "choosing wisely" campaign brings awareness to unnecessary and harmful healthcare.
Most physicians in Flint were not trained in advocacy or leadership and had not received formal environmental health training.
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