With its expansion into the healthcare industry, Amazon has taken one more step towards total domination.
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.
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.
Although the conversations may be difficult, residency program leadership must do its part to elevate the voices of female trainees.
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.
In addition to a better work-life balance, concierge medicine can reduce the number of patients a physician needs to see in order to make a living.
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.
Study investigators found that baseline scores of knowledge for radiation exposure were low overall, except in the case of participants who were radiologists.
For physicians working in the US, the prospect of practicing medicine abroad can be both exciting and daunting.
Both anecdotal reports from physicians and some government reports have found that few patients are actually using them.
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.
There are not exact numbers as to how often or by how much insurance companies underpay, but experts say it occurs frequently enough that doctors should constantly monitor their reimbursements against each payer's contract.
Physicians are not as prepared to handle emergencies as they should or could be.
Gender-based salary differences were the same regardless of whether or not the respondent was a parent.
Accountable Care Organization Growth Associated With Reduced Physician Work Hours and Self-EmploymentAugust 06, 2018
Well-performing ACOs make more efficient use of physician time by shifting tasks to other hospital team members.
Short-term health plans are meant to be a low-cost alternative to Obama-era plans with high premiums, but they don't have to cover existing medical conditions and they provide limited benefits.
By understanding three indices and metrics, physicians can change the financial outcome of their medical practice.