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Sooner or later, everyone in the healthcare field will have to think about how to approach a politically divisive conversation with a patient.
A south Texas county included the 3 largest pharmacy benefit managers in a nationwide lawsuit focused on the opioid epidemic
Approximately 80% of uninsured callers received appointments, provided they can pay the full cash amount.
Eighty-six percent of physicians reported that prior authorization burdens increased over the past 5 years.
As technologic tools in clinical practice becomes more standard, it is easy for physicians to become burdened.
Results showed that the average post-SI incidence rate of harmful events at JMH was 13% lower compared to the 2 pre-SI years on record.
Malpractice liability reform would best be analyzed on a specialty-by-specialty basis.
The new HSS Resource encourages patients to request — and use — their health record information.
Language education and assistance services can increase 2-way communication between physicians and non-native English speaking patients.
Forty-seven percent of survey respondents reported spending less than 1 minute reviewing CMS-485.
Tasks like data gathering and entry can take away from the time physicians spend on patient care.
Approximately 4600 actively licensed physicians in the US are practicing with Alzheimer disease.
Current reported measures of 30-day hospital readmissions may not be adequate surrogates for overall hospital quality.
Physicians report an increase in the burden of prior authorization over the last 5 years.
The proposed CVS-Aetna merger is a $70 billion deal that may shape the future of health care for years to come.
International medical graduates are a key resource for both the United States and their home country.
Uber Health hopes to reduce the frequency of — and revenue loss ¬associated with — missed physician appointments.
Knowledge about specific billing and insurance-related practices may help inform policy decisions.
Patients must feel that their physicians are empathetic and non-judgmental, particularly when discussing sensitive topics.
Patients received either complimentary transportation to appointments or care as usual.