Despite widespread recommendations aimed at reducing firearm-related mortality, many of the largest physician organization-affiliated political action committees contributed to lawmakers who opposed firearm regulations.
Researchers found that patients with coronary artery disease enrolled in Medicare Advantage had a slightly higher comorbidity burden and received higher quality care than their traditional fee-for-service Medicare counterparts.
Physicians’ perceptions of educational articles were not influenced by financial conflict of interest (COI) statements, according to a study published in BMJ Open. This randomized, controlled trial was designed to investigate how COI statements affect perceptions of educational articles in a random sample of physicians in the United Kingdom (N=749). Four permutations of 2 clinical…
In a draft report issued December 28, 2018 by the US Department of Health and Human Services-sponsored Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force, recommendations for a multidisciplinary approach to pain management were formulated.