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Call for Conflict-of-Interest Disclosures in Manuscripts

Call for Conflict-of-Interest Disclosures in Manuscripts

Conflict-of-interest statements should be included in medical journals in order to enhance transparency.

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Clinicians Should Not Refuse Treatment Based on Personal Beliefs

Clinicians Should Not Refuse Treatment Based on Personal Beliefs

Most people do not believe that professionals including health care providers should be able to refuse service based on their beliefs.

Regulators Focus on Reducing EHR Burden

Regulators Focus on Reducing EHR Burden

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology is trying to address some issues relating to physician EHR burden.

Pharmacist Education Initiative May Reduce Prescription Errors

Pharmacist Education Initiative May Reduce Prescription Errors

Feedback and education for pharmacists is effective at reducing prescription writing errors by junior doctors.

Rising Health Care Costs Driving Up Spending

Rising Health Care Costs Driving Up Spending

Health care spending is rapidly increasing.

Online Tools to Address Physician Burnout: AMA

Online Tools to Address Physician Burnout: AMA

New tools have been developed in order to help address physician burnout.

Are Clinician Salaries Driving Up Health Care Costs?

Are Clinician Salaries Driving Up Health Care Costs?

Decreasing physicians' salaries may discourage individuals from entering the healthcare field.

7 Online Tools to Help You Reduce Burnout and Stress

7 Online Tools to Help You Reduce Burnout and Stress

Researchers came up with 7 online tools and apps to help health care professionals reduce stress, burnout, depression, and suicidal thoughts.

Managing EHRs Without Compromising Patient Care

Managing EHRs Without Compromising Patient Care

EHRs can improve health care, however they also can compromise patient encounters.

Medical Practices Face Increased Risk of Cyberattacks

Medical Practices Face Increased Risk of Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks in healthcare are serious, and more cybersecurity is needed.

Value-Based Payment Modifier Program Has Little Effect on Practice Performance

Value-Based Payment Modifier Program Has Little Effect on Practice Performance

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.

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