Clinical CarePC Docs Face Obstacles Identifying, Managing Chronic Kidney Disease
Primary care physicians complain about a lack of access to CKD clinical information systems, insufficient patient education materials.
Clinical CareMedical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise
The findings raise questions about the effectiveness of financial incentives and the 'Choosing Wisely' campaign.
Clinical CareFemale General Surgery Residents Expect Lower Salaries Than Men
Women also took dim view of salary negotiation, survey shows.
Clinical CareMany Hospital ERs Lagging in 'Pediatric Readiness'
Research shows higher mortality for children brought to ERs that can't provide pediatric services.
FSMB Takes Custody of Hahnemann Hospital Residency Training Records
The financially troubled 496-bed teaching hospital in Philadelphia shutters on September 6.
Clinical CareResearchers Find 13.6% of Medical Residents Experience Bullying
Residents report that the impacts of being bullied include feeling depressed and burned out.
Clinical CareIn Men, It's Parkinson's. In Women, It's Hysteria.
Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why...
Clinical CareCritics Bash Story on 'Work-Life Balance' in Medicine
New York Times piece ignores the realities facing working physician mothers, they say.
Clinical CareABIM to Launch 'Longitudinal' MOC Test
Physicians can choose between periodic brief assessments or single high-stakes exam.
Clinical CarePhysicians Pursue Several Strategies to Retire Heavy Student Debt Load
Approaches to repaying medical school debt include loan forgiveness programs, loan consolidation, living within a budget, and locum tenens opportunities.
Clinical CareThe Talk Seniors Need To Have With Doctors Before Surgery
It's a common complaint that surgeons don't help older adults and their families understand the impact of surgery in terms...
Clinical Care'July Effect' is a Fallacy, New Study Shows
New research debunks the notion that July suffers more medical errors than any other month owing to an influx of...