In this perspective, Tracy M. Frech, MD, MS, discusses the diagnosis and management of systemic sclerosis.
John K Botson, MD, discusses how clinicians in the rheumatology space can adjust their approach to patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Effective and affordable treatment options are essential to controlling costs within the rheumatoid arthritis treatment space and delivering value to patients.
If physicians have a genuine interest in acting with beneficence and nonmaleficence, they should recognize that their prescribing habits have significant consequences for their patients.
During the last decade, the number of medical students choosing internal or family medicine has dropped by approximately 80%.
The utility and effectiveness of wearable fitness devices are discussed in a clinician’s opinion piece.
Practice managers can either be beneficial to a practice, or add unneeded stress.
Medical overuse can be reduced by involving patients in shared-decision making.
Independent physicians need to stop fighting the system.
The practices in healthcare today need to be reevaluated.
Clear communication between patients and caregivers with regard to treatment futility or the perception of treatment futility is important.
The use of scribes has garnered a generally positive research base for being effective in improving clinician satisfaction, productivity, and physician-patient interactions.
Making time for yourself as a physician can be difficult because of busy rotations.
In surgery, a common example of unknown knowns is continuing to perform a procedure even in the face of evidence that it’s either outdated or of little benefit.
Years into the practice of medicine, I have spoken millions of words in the exam room and forgotten the majority of them.