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Navigating Social Media Issues in Medical Practice: An Expert Interview

Navigating Social Media Issues in Medical Practice: An Expert Interview

Issues that affect employees in all industries are compounded by a unique set of additional concerns that affect employees of medical practices.

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HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians

HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians

Stress related to use of health information technology is common and predictive of burnout among physicians.

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Nearly two-thirds of insured adults with a previous health care visit did not use an online patient portal in 2017.

Many Americans Unaware of the Potential of Personalized Medicine

Many Americans Unaware of the Potential of Personalized Medicine

Medical science has made tremendous advances in personalized medicine.

Walgreens Now Offers Next-Day Prescription Medication Delivery With FedEx

Walgreens Now Offers Next-Day Prescription Medication Delivery With FedEx

Currently, same-day delivery is available only in Dallas, Chicago, New York City, Gainesville, Miami, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale; this program will be expanded in 2019.

The Future Of Robot Physicians: Is Artificial Intelligence Poised to Take Over Medicine?

The Future Of Robot Physicians: Is Artificial Intelligence Poised to Take Over Medicine?

By 2030, robots will likely replace 800 million workers. Will physicians make the cut?

Should Physicians Offer Treatments Contrary to Published Guidelines?

Should Physicians Offer Treatments Contrary to Published Guidelines?

When deviating from published guidelines, physicians must ensure their recommendations are based on justified belief, not personal bias.

AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training

AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training

By collecting data on suicides by medical students, residents, and fellows, the AMA hopes to identify ways to reduce suicides among doctors-in-training.

Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in US Drug Spending

Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in US Drug Spending

Rising drug spending in the United States is being fueled by expensive name-brand prescription medicines, a new study shows.

Health Care Costs, Use Up for Untreated Hearing Loss

Health Care Costs, Use Up for Untreated Hearing Loss

Older adults with untreated hearing loss have increased total health care costs and an increased risk for medical comorbidities.

CDC: 8.8% Uninsured in US in First Half of 2018

CDC: 8.8% Uninsured in US in First Half of 2018

In the first 6 months of 2018, 8.8% of US individuals of all ages were uninsured, which was not significantly different from 2017.

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