Main cited benefits include convenience and decreased costs.
The 9-point plan includes streamlining in billing, reduction in high facility fees, and reducing drug costs.
The uninsured rate was 9% in 2016, compared with 9.1% in 2015.
The gap between supply and demand for rheumatologists is expected to widen substantially by 2030.
Strategies to save for retirement should be adapted throughout physicians' careers.
Passage of the 2017 budget, along with congressional approval of the AHCA, leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.
A bill aimed specifically at limiting medical liability was passed by Congress on March 1, 2017.
An EHR-based initiative was tied to an over 30% reduction in harm for hospital-acquired infections.
Physician burnout factors include control, whether there is time to deliver excellent care, and whether the workplace is fair.
ICER found TIMs to be efficacious overall but did not find them to be cost-effective.
Today's voice-recognition capability is phenomenal for medical providers.
There were no significant changes in overall test-ordering behavior or associated fees in adjusted analyses.
CVS and Walmart have established primary care clinics with nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Investigators found many examples of unprofessional, 'potentially objectionable' behavior online.
Nearly 4 million adults 65 years of age and older with multimorbidity were studied.
Although the Medicaid expansion led to an 11.7% increase in overall spending, state budgets were insulated due to federal funding.
Study shows that physicians devote nearly 3.08 hours a day to face-to-face office visits and 3.17 hours to desktop medicine.
Use of enhanced patient-centered communication positively impacts a patient's psychological state when given bad news.
Changes made by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act have affected the government's approach to physician payment.
Thirty-one states and Washington DC have signed legislation to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
A physician in Maine built an autoinjector device to work around the price hikes of EpiPens.
The American Medical Association conducted a survey of 1200 doctors, residents and medical students to determine their career choice satisfaction.
Use of the Health Literacy Universal Precaution toolkit created by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is essential in improving patient-clinician communication.
Researchers found that counties exposed to more television ads on the Affordable Care Act had lower rates of uninsured between 2013 and 2014.
The rate of malpractice claims paid on behalf of physicians decreased as mean compensation amounts increased from 1992 to 2014.
New approaches to informed consent using technology advances are changing the way participants are informed and how researchers obtain their permission.
HHS Office for Civil Rights may impose such a plan on providers receiving HIPAA fines to lower risk of future data loss incidents.
Practices with a higher proportion of high-needs patients achieve lower spending and utilization.
Amidst academic grand rounds speakers, women are found to be underrepresented.
Residency programs can increase shift hours for first-year residents from 16 to 24 hours, ACGME says.
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