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The Doctor Will @ You Now: Social Media MD Shares Strategies

The Doctor Will @ You Now: Social Media MD Shares Strategies

Farris K. Timimi, MD, and Lee Aase from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network shared their views on the role of social media in physician practice.

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Practice Management Overall Population Well-Being Inversely Related to Healthcare Spending

Overall Population Well-Being Inversely Related to Healthcare Spending

The overall well-being of a geographically defined population was inversely associated with the amount Medicare spent on its fee-for-service beneficiaries.

Practice Management When Will Medicine Join the Women's Movement?

When Will Medicine Join the Women's Movement?

A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine confirms that sexual harassment is a problem across all fields of science.

Practice Management High-Quality Care as Important as Universal Health Coverage in Reducing Global Mortality

High-Quality Care as Important as Universal Health Coverage in Reducing Global Mortality

Universal health coverage has been proposed as a way of improving access to healthcare in low- and middle-income countries.

Practice Management Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs

Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs

A small but growing subset of generic drugs experienced sudden large price increases from 2007 to 2013.

Practice Management Scholarship Support Limited for Veterans Enrolling in MD Programs

Scholarship Support Limited for Veterans Enrolling in MD Programs

Despite Veterans Affairs scholarship support, costs for veterans attending medical school are high.

Practice Management Manufacturers Increase Drug Prices Twice as Fast During Drug Shortages

Manufacturers Increase Drug Prices Twice as Fast During Drug Shortages

Prices of prescription drugs in short supply between 2015 and 2016 were found to increase more than twice as quickly as they would have in the absence of a shortage.

Practice Management Physician Perspectives: Examining the Intersections of White Privilege and Racism in Medicine

Physician Perspectives: Examining the Intersections of White Privilege and Racism in Medicine

Racial insensitivity, stereotyping, and racially based decisions continue to occur in medical school admissions, recruitment, and management, as well as patient care.

Practice Management Are Physician-Patient Relationships Ethical? Ethicists Say No, But Some Docs Disagree

Are Physician-Patient Relationships Ethical? Ethicists Say No, But Some Docs Disagree

According to the American Medical Association Code of Medical Ethics, romantic or sexual relationships between physicians and patients are unethical.

Practice Management Identifying Warning Signs of Depression in a Fellow Clinician

Identifying Warning Signs of Depression in a Fellow Clinician

Physicians have higher rates of depressive symptoms than the general population. How can you tell if a fellow clinician is depressed?

Practice Management FDA Issues Safety Communication Regarding Pen Needle Use

FDA Issues Safety Communication Regarding Pen Needle Use

Standard pen needles have an outer cover and removable inner needle cover, while safety pen needles have an outer cover and a fixed inner needle shield that is not removed before an injection.

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