The American Medical Association released a plan on Tuesday to confront structural racism inside the organization and the entire US medical establishment.
Geographic accessibility of pharmacies varies within cities, with persistent disparities by neighborhood racial/ethnic composition.
Although there is no correlation for changes in out-of-pocket spending with changes in list or net drug prices overall, for patients who pay deductibles or coinsurance, out-of-pocket spending increases when list drug prices increase.
The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it will support a controversial proposal to waive patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines.
At the current rate of change, it will take more than 200 years for orthopedic surgery to achieve gender parity with the overall medical profession.
For many health care professionals, successfully managing uncertainty means recognizing that surety is complicated and illusory and knowledge is iterative and provisional rather than definitive.
Nurses with poor physical and mental health report significantly more medical errors.
A funeral assistance program that will provide up to $9,000 to cover the burial costs of every American who died of COVID-19 will be launched next week.
The researchers evaluated the various impacts of the concurrent COVID-19 and opioid epidemics, taking into consideration the severely restricted access to chronic pain management.
Black, Hispanic, and Native American people are underrepresented in 10 health care professions.