A new policy opposing lockout provisions that block Medicaid patients from the program for lengthy periods and instead supporting allowing patients to reapply immediately for redetermination was adopted by the American Medical Association House of Delegates.
Underinsured and never insured adults are more likely than adequately insured adults to report poor/fair health and frequent mental distress.
The American Medical Association House of Delegates has adopted a new policy to study, act for, and advocate to advance gender equity in medicine.
Discharge summaries demonstrated higher mean speech recognition error rates.
A providers' capacity to feel compassion is affected in part by the practice environment.
The growing threat of hacking is increasing the number of physicians buying cyber insurance.
Study results serve as an important impetus for physicians, nurses, hospital administrators, and others involved in the care of hospitalized patients to optimize sleep in the hospital setting.
Knowledge of a patient's spiritual beliefs can help physicians better tailor interventions to the individual patient while providing a deeper level of respect for their patients.
While physicians must respect patient autonomy, they have a professional commitment to provide medical intervention when possible.
Additional codes have been approved by the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel for chronic care remote physiologic monitoring and internet consultations.
Building cohesive teams in teaching clinics can help blend clinical care with education for residents.
Gender-based salary differences were the same regardless of whether or not the respondent was a parent.
Practices and physicians should prepare for emergency situations, such as natural disasters, network communications failures, and active shooter situations.
There are large coverage gaps in short-term health plans that were approved Wednesday by the Trump administration, and are described by critics as "junk insurance."
Twenty-eight medical organizations, including the AMA, sent a letter regarding the decision to suspend billions of dollars in annual payments to insurers as required under the program.
There is considerable variation in specialty drug coverage across commercial health plans.
By understanding 3 indices and metrics, physicians can change the financial outcome of their medical practice.
In recent years, more healthcare professionals are choosing to work for organizations rather than starting their own practice.
The past 2 decades of biomedical research have seen a substantial increase in "hypercompetition" for funding.
From 2003 to 2015, funding for the National Institutes of Health declined by 22% due to a nationwide decrease in biomedical research support.
Four strategies were presented to help physicians make personal and professional gains.
Surrogate decision making for patients without decision-making capabilities or advance directives can be a challenging task to take on.
Governments, policymakers, health system leaders, patients, and clinicians should work together to ensure a high-quality health workforce.
Assessing and improving patient satisfaction can help physicians avoid being sued for malpractice.
Can groups with varying viewpoints come together to agree on a set of standards for the accreditation process?
Sound healing — a meditation technique that focuses on the power of sound — may offer a solution to physician burnout.
As of 2018, fewer than 10% of hospitals are without an electronic health record (EHR) system.
The zero tolerance immigration policy implemented by the Trump Administration in spring 2018 resulted in divisive political commentary that further delineated the line between parties.
Untimely responses to messages by on-call physicians may make physicians liable for patient death or injury.
In an era of larger-scale studies and increased data digitization, the question of which information is appropriate to disclose has become a focal point in medical ethics.
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