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Different Technologies in Medicine: Friends or Foes?

Different Technologies in Medicine: Friends or Foes?

Today's voice-recognition capability is phenomenal for medical providers.

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Practice Management Price Transparency Intervention Doesn't Reduce Lab Test Orders

Price Transparency Intervention Doesn't Reduce Lab Test Orders

There were no significant changes in overall test-ordering behavior or associated fees in adjusted analyses.

Practice Management Retail Medical Sites Will Begin Providing Primary Care

Retail Medical Sites Will Begin Providing Primary Care

CVS and Walmart have established primary care clinics with nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Practice Management Doctors Need to Be Mindful of Personal Posts on Social Media

Doctors Need to Be Mindful of Personal Posts on Social Media

Investigators found many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online.

Practice Management Increased Costs Associated With Specialists Providing Primary Care

Increased Costs Associated With Specialists Providing Primary Care

Nearly 4 million adults 65 years of age and older with multimorbidity were studied.

Practice Management ACA: Did Medicaid Expansion Increase State Spending?

ACA: Did Medicaid Expansion Increase State Spending?

Although the Medicaid expansion led to an 11.7% increase in overall spending, state budgets were insulated due to federal funding.

Practice Management Excessive Computer Work Leads to Physician Burnout

Excessive Computer Work Leads to Physician Burnout

Study shows that physicians devote nearly 3.08 hours a day to face-to-face office visits and 3.17 hours to desktop medicine.

Practice Management Enhanced Patient-Centered Communication Key To Giving Bad News

Enhanced Patient-Centered Communication Key To Giving Bad News

Use of enhanced patient-centered communication positively impacts a patient's psychological state when given bad news.

Practice Management MACRA Changes Will Affect Physician Payments

MACRA Changes Will Affect Physician Payments

Changes made by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act have affected the government's approach to physician payment.

Practice Management Physicians Work Around Cost of Prescription Medications

Physicians Work Around Cost of Prescription Medications

A physician in Maine built an autoinjector device to work around the price hikes of EpiPens.

Practice Management AMA Survey: Majority of US Physicians Satisfied With Career

AMA Survey: Majority of US Physicians Satisfied With Career

The American Medical Association conducted a survey of 1200 doctors, residents and medical students to determine their career choice satisfaction.

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