More than half of patients who are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and are designated as high-cost in one year remain persistently high-cost over three years.
Two bills that allow US pharmacists to disclose drug prices to customers to help them save money are expected to be signed today by President Donald Trump.
A $69 billion merger between health insurer Aetna and pharmacy manager CVS Health has been approved.
Minority residents describe burdens associated with race/ethnicity, including microaggressions and bias on a daily basis.
Medical residents should start budgeting and save for the future.
The number of health data breaches has steadily increased since 2010.
In preparing to interview to hire a new physician, practices must understand their own cultures.
From 2016 to 2017, there was an increase in the number of uninsured non-elderly Americans.
Patients and their families are advocating for their right to access the latest medical research papers to help find potential treatments and understand health conditions.
Following a six-month learning period to implement an electronic medical recordsystem, outpatient orthopedic clinics return to pre-implementation efficiency, but there may be other lasting effects on productivity.
More than half of physicians experience burnout, and many do not seek treatment for burnout.
Wide variations in influenza vaccine coverage have been noted across healthcare personnel based on occupation and worksite.
Having a Master of Business Administration degree (M.B.A.) can help doctors with important, practice-related decisions.
Symptoms of burnout and career choice regret are prevalent among US resident physicians.
Following an educational intervention, residents from pediatrics and med-ped residency programs have an increase in total emotional intelligence.
A considerable proportion of clinicians and patients report having recorded a clinic visit for the patient's personal use.
Simplifying an internet-based decision support tool could result in selection of lower-cost plans.
Medical practices can take steps to avoid problems related to use of social media by staff members.
Physician burnout is associated with increased risk of patient safety incidents, poorer quality of care due to low professionalism, and reduced patient satisfaction.
Every nine minutes, a patient in a U.S. hospital dies because a diagnosis was wrong or delayed -- resulting in 80,000 deaths a year. .
On average, hospitals mark up drugs by 479 percent of their cost, according to a report from The Moran Company, commissioned by the PhRMA.
Medicaid expansion was associated with gains in insurance among low-income adults with substance use disorders, but corresponding treatment gains were not seen.
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.
Although there are many demands on residents, taking advantage of paid vacation time is one of the perks and should be maximized.
Prices for drugs under shortage increase more than twice as quickly as expected in the absence of a shortage.
Use of medical scribes is associated with decreased physician documentation burden, improved work efficiency, and improved patient interactions.
How a situation is framed and the language used to describe risks can influence patients' decision-making.
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults report continued problems affording care despite coverage gains offered by the Affordable Care Act.
Medical residents can take steps to maintain their energy and alertness during long shifts.
Medicaid work requirements will only impact a small proportion of persons and may only generate minimal savings.
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