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AHA, ADA, and Others Express Concern Around Proposed Legislation to Protect Those With Preexisting Conditions
The American Heart Association has published a statement in opposition of the latest Senate healthcare bill aimed at dismantling the Affordable Care Act.
Health care is a leading producer of environmental pollutants, but there's reason to be hopeful this will change.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recently released 15 recommendations for university staff, students, legislators, and professional organizations to eliminate sexual harassment.
Cochrane's current policies allow only specific individuals with full library access to view and reuse data reports in their entirety.
Integration of pharmacists into team-based care practice models can improve patient outcome, especially in chronic diseases.
Early-career family physicians who practice inpatient medicine or obstetrics have reduced odds of burnout.
Medical practice staff can effectively handle negative online reviews by staying calm and positive, looking for solutions, apologizing, and thanking the reviewers.
Interested in specializing in critical care? You may want to reconsider.
The AMA House of Delegates amended existing policy to encourage state licensing boards to require disclosure of physical or mental health conditions only when the condition currently impairs the physician's judgment.
Authorship of perspective-type articles in high-impact pediatric journals showed fewer female physician first authors despite women outnumbering their male colleagues in the pediatric specialty.
Healthcare facilities are high-risk targets and must be prepared as potential sites of active-shooter incidents.
To prevent National Provider Identifiers theft and resulting health care fraud, there are steps providers can take.
An inclusive organizational culture, or the lack thereof, affects employee job performance, emotional well-being, and workforce engagement.
cyber insurance covers losses and damages resulting from patient data being stolen, exposed, held for ransom, or improperly shared as a result of both deliberate actions, and accidents.
Patients and physicians independently completed a questionnaire including seven items assessing communication quality immediately post-appointment.
Before the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies could deny coverage to patients based on genetic testing results.
Physician practice names should be memorable and evoke a positive emotion.
Spurred by movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp, women's issues have come to the forefront across a wide array of disciplines.
The AMA House of Delegates pledged to advocate policies that promote transparency in defining criteria for physician compensation and advocate pay structures based on objective, gender-neutral criteria.
In order to reduce the risks of lawsuits, practices should be mindful of legal obligations and show genuine concern for patients and staff.