AHA, ADA, and Others Express Concern Around Proposed Legislation to Protect Those With Preexisting ConditionsSeptember 07, 2018
The American Heart Association has published a statement in opposition of the latest Senate healthcare bill aimed at dismantling the Affordable Care Act.
Early-career family physicians who practice inpatient medicine or obstetrics have reduced odds of burnout.
Interested in specializing in critical care? You may want to reconsider.
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.
A providers' capacity to feel compassion is affected in part by the practice environment.
The AMA policy came in response to recently approved state Medicaid waivers that block patients from Medicaid for up to six months for not meeting deadlines or paperwork requirements.
The development of a theoretical framework can help prevent the pervasive abuse, harassment, discrimination, and mistreatment of medical trainees.
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.
The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates has adopted policy to increase the number of people who obtain coverage through the Affordable Care Act by making marketplace plans more affordable.
Physician burnout, fatigue, and work-unit safety grades are independently associated with medical errors.
The American Medical Association has committed to working to integrate precision medicine into alternative payment models.
Sound healing — a meditation technique that focuses on the power of sound — may offer a solution to physician burnout.
Untimely responses to messages by on-call physicians may make physicians liable for patient death or injury.
Several strategies can be implemented to help address management of staff time off, allowing mutual respect for the employee and employer requests.
Lessons learned included committing to constant evolution to match the changing needs of the customers.
The White House announced earlier this month a plan to freeze billions of dollars of risk-adjustment payments scheduled to go to insurers through the Affordable Care Act.
Wellness travel comes in many forms: from coastal bike rides to weeklong workout programs with celebrity trainers.
Focusing on the patient experience can produce great results for a health care practice.
Despite good intentions, HIPAA is shrouded in myth and misapplication that does more harm than good for both patients and physicians.
Findings suggest that staff may be critical to building overall practice adaptive reserve and for providing the energy for continuing quality improvement.
Over 85% of primary care physicians feel unable to adequately address needs of patients with multiple chronic conditions.
Putting Patients in the Physician's Seat: Smartphone Technology Is Changing the Healthcare LandscapeJuly 12, 2018
Apple recently rolled out a new addition to its Health app, granting hundreds of patients access to their medical history.
Providers can take practical steps to improve practice efficiency and increase insurance reimbursement.
There is moderately high interest in genetic testing for melanoma risk among the general population.
Complaints from patients were categorized into 3 groups: rudeness, rushing, and reproach.
A recent study examined trends in career preference for and perception of cardiology among internal medicine trainees.
Stigma and harassment in a medical setting are not uncommon in the 1.4 million Americans who identify as transgender or gender-nonconforming. It's time for healthcare providers to change the status quo.
Although the Affordable Care Act reduced the percentage of uninsured Americans from 20.3% to 12.6%, differences in quality of care still persist.
The proportion of deaths that occurred in an acute care hospital decreased from 32.6% to 19.8% among Medicare fee-for-service decedents.
Although most hour flexibility was used voluntarily, resident programs should remain vigilant in preventing coercion from senior personnel.