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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 AMA Code of Medical Ethics Guides Physicians in Fighting Harmful Online Health Information

AMA Code of Medical Ethics Guides Physicians in Fighting Harmful Online Health Information

Health information is widely available online, yet the quality of that information can be dubious at best.

Practice Management Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Nearly two-thirds of insured adults with a previous health care visit did not use an online patient portal in 2017.

Practice Management "Gender Panic" in Clinical Settings: Protecting Public Accommodations Access for Transgender Individuals

"Gender Panic" in Clinical Settings: Protecting Public Accommodations Access for Transgender Individuals

There is substantial discussion in the United States regarding the use of public accommodation laws to legislate bathroom access for transgender individuals.

Practice Management Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management

Patient Education Can Improve Chronic Disease Management

An educational intervention can improve patients' ability to self-manage their chronic diseases.

Practice Management Knit One, Purl One: The Health Benefits of Knitting

Knit One, Purl One: The Health Benefits of Knitting

Knitting is both process- and product-oriented, encompassing repetitive tasks that can exercise physical and cognitive skills

Practice Management Walgreens Now Offers Next-Day Prescription Delivery Service With FedEx

Walgreens Now Offers Next-Day Prescription Delivery Service With FedEx

Currently, same-day delivery is available only in Dallas, Chicago, New York City, Gainesville, Miami, Tampa, and Fort Lauderdale; this program will be expanded in 2019.

Practice Management Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine

Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine

Only 15.4% of physicians work in practices that use telemedicine for a wide spectrum of patient interactions, with larger practice size being an important correlate of telemedicine use.

Practice Management HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden

HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden

The US Department of Health and Human Services has developed a draft strategy to reduce the health information technology burden.

Practice Management Physician Responsibility to Combat "Fake News" in Medicine

Physician Responsibility to Combat "Fake News" in Medicine

It's easy for patients to seek out information that backs up their beliefs and dismiss other sources as "fake news."

Practice Management AMA Survey Collects Advice for Physicians Approaching Retirement

AMA Survey Collects Advice for Physicians Approaching Retirement

The transition from the workforce into retirement is always challenging, but for physicians accustomed to working long or odd hours, it can be especially difficult.

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