SAN FRANCISCO – Clinicians prescribed 46% of antibiotics without an infection-related diagnosis code and 20% without an office visit.
Two trends combine for an effective 212% increase in worker deductibles over the past decade.
The training model for orthopedic resident education has been transformed. Surgeon factors, patient expectations, financial and legal concerns,...
As the United States becomes increasingly diverse, with predictions that by 2045 minorities will comprise 50% or more of the population,1 the...
The Right Choice?
Good communication skills including listening to the patient and the patient’s reasoning are essential in obtaining informed consent.
Direct-to-consumer marketing (DTCM) is the promotion of health-related products or services directly to patients. Although this topic is not new...
From the Journals
Hospitals in the United States spend two to six times more than their European counterparts.
Managing Your Practice
Practices and hospitals invest significant time and money in recruiting a new physician. From phone interviews to...
SAN DIEGO – Trauma centers invest millions each year to meet high standards for emergency care
Huge bill to address the opioid epidemic contains many provisions that will affect physicians.