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Uncertainty surrounds the future of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
There was no meaningful increase in physician compensation in 2017, and a decline in productivity was noted.
An annual survey of resident physicians conducted by AMA Insurance found that the top financial concern of current residents is paying off medical school loans.
Surgical residents feel strongly that personal financial education should be offered during medical training.
Researchers sought to assess the frequency of specific government agencies and organizations in their funding for the review studies.
Research findings suggest the need for greater adherence to a standardized set of policies aimed at improving transparency among clinical trial funders.
Even young, fresh-out-of-residency physicians need to think about retirement.
Diagnoses of major depression have increased since 2013, particularly among adolescents and millennials.
Findings suggest that opioid manufacturers should stop marketing to physicians in an effort to reduce opioid prescription rates.
While overall gender diversity has improved in the healthcare profession, female physicians are still paid significantly less than their male counterparts.
The estimated annual cost of prescription drug-related morbidity and mortality resulting from nonoptimized medication therapy was $528.4 billion in 2016.
Overpayment rates above 33% were reported for 12 of the 20 most commonly prescribed drugs.
US spending data was compared with that of 10 other high-income countries.
Throughout medicine and the biomedical sciences, women continue to receive lower salaries and less funding, have fewer publications and first author publications, and are promoted at slower and lower rates.
Inflated medical costs may affect patients' treatment decisions as out-of-pocket costs increase.
Emergency department visits declined by 14% among study participants were switched to a high-deductible health plan.
Participation in the 340B Drug Pricing Program has been associated with hospital-physician consolidation particularly among hematologist-oncologists.
Men received a greater number and higher value of general payments than women physicians.
Decreasing physicians' salaries will not improve the cost of health care in the United States, but it may discourage individuals from entering the healthcare field.
Researchers found an increase in healthcare spending in association with increases in US population size and an increase in association with aging of the population.