To shed light on issues of cybersecurity in medical practices, MPR spoke to Michael J Sacopulos, JD, CEO of Medical Risk Institute (MRI), a firm that provides “proactive counsel” to the healthcare community to identify where liability risks originate and to reduce or remove those risks.
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Issues that affect employees in all industries are compounded by a unique set of additional concerns that affect employees of medical practices.
Benjamin Frush MD, a resident in internal medicine-pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, argues in favor of a role that physicians can play in integrating religion into their clinical practice. Rob Poole MB, FRCPsych, contends that physicians should never incorporate a religious element into clinical practice.
Despite their advantages, many clinicians do not necessarily agree with the centrality or content of CPGs. Others — especially primary care physicians (PCPs) — are overwhelmed by the vast and ever-increasing numbers of guidelines issued by multiple societies.
People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.
Several notable medical societies have issued ethical statements discouraging physicians from treating family members and friends.
Communication with older patients can be complicated for several reasons.
Investigators sought to determine the risk of MI, stroke, PAD, VTE, atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter, and heart failure in patients with migraine.
Acupuncture with stretching was compared with acupuncture, stretching, and physiotherapy in individuals with tension-type headache.
Investigators sought to determine whether cortical morphology is related to headache frequency, posttraumatic headache, and the number of years with posttraumatic headache.
In nonobese women with chronic migraines, investigators seek the relationship between neuropeptide Y, β-cell function, and glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion.
EHRs can improve health care, however they also can compromise patient encounters.
For patients with comorbid depression and TBI, NILT is effective in bringing remission.
Patients suffering from postherpetic nearalgia found relief taking gabapentin.
Poor adherence to antipsychotic treatment in schizophrenia may be attributable to socially negative representations of schizophrenia.
Nearly 80% of depressive symptoms occur within the first 6 months after TBI.
There has been a lack of research on the association between anxiety and dementia.
The calculator is available freely online for use by clinicians.
Those with the highest stress level were more likely to be female, less educated, and more depressed.
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