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FDA Down to 5 Weeks of Funding to Review New Drug Applications
Adoption of Advanced Health IT Capabilities Inconsistent
American College of Physicians Releases 7th Edition of Ethics Manual
Study Explores Influence of Genetics, Environment in Disease
Prices Still Explain High U.S. Health Care Spending
Private Equity Acquisition of Physician Practices Discussed
Increase in Brand-Name Drug Cost Mainly Due to Existing Drugs
Many Female Health Care Workers Live in Poverty
Medical Marketing Has Increased in Past 20 Years
ACA Coverage Gains Could Erode Without Individual Mandate
Rx Opioids Up Pneumonia Risk in Patients With, Without HIV
Child Pneumonia Rate Dropped Globally From 2000 to 2015
Partner-Delivered HIV Self-Testing Can Up Linkage to Care
Low-Priced Generic Drugs Most Likely to Have Shortages
Initiative Can Cut Gender Gap in Medical School Faculty Salaries
Growth in Use of Telemedicine Seen From 2005 to 2017
Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups Higher Than Expected
Exclusion of Doctors From Public Health Insurance Up 2007 to 2017
Persistent Discrimination ID'd Among Physician Mothers
Medication Errors Resulting in Death Most Common in Elderly
Enrollment Under the Affordable Care Act Down From Last Year
2017 Saw Slowing in National Health Care Spending
U.S. Medical Schools See Increase in Diversity
Paid Childbearing Policies Lacking for Residents
HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians
Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals
Few Physicians Work in Practices That Use Telemedicine
Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians
HHS Issues Draft Strategy for Reducing Health IT Burden
More People Worldwide Now Know Their HIV Status
FDA to Update Medical Device Approvals Process
Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care
ACA Coverage Substantial, but Did Not Impact Labor Markets
USPSTF Suggests Universal HIV Screening, PrEP for High-Risk Patients
HIV Transmission Risk Small With Antiretroviral Compliance
CDC: 8.8 Percent Uninsured in U.S. in First Half of 2018
Name-Brand Medications Driving Spike in U.S. Drug Spending
Patient Experiences Shed Light on Diagnostic Errors
AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training
2017 Hepatitis A Outbreaks Tied to Drug Use, Homelessness
Medicaid Expansion Approved in Three Republican-Leaning States
Stratifying by Severity May Allow Shorter TB Tx Regimens
Majority of Internists Still Have Financial Ties to Industry
Sign-Up Season Begins on HealthCare.gov
Financial Conflicts of Interest Prevalent Among CPG Authors
AMA Announces Initiative to Reinvent Physician Training
Many Hospitals Noncompliant With Record Request Regulations
Cancer Survival Higher in Teens, Young Adults Than Other Groups
Trump Administration Announces Plan to Cut Drug Prices
High-Coverage Rollout of PReP Tied to Drop in HIV Diagnoses
Infant HIV Infection Ups Risk for Congenital CMV Infection
Pace of Change Has Accelerated in Alternative Payment Models
Hispanics With HIV Face Higher Risk for HPV-Related Cancer
Most Supplements Contain Prohibited Stimulants
White House Unveils New Insurance Option for Small Firms
Advance Care Planning Lowers Symptoms in Teens With HIV
2014 to 2016 Saw 470 Percent Increase in HIV PrEP Use in U.S.
Procurement Requirements Drive Interoperability in Health Care IT
Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
Active Pharmaceuticals ID'd in >700 Dietary Supplements
More Socioeconomic Challenges for Hispanic Women With HIV
Aetna-CVS Merger Approved
Retention in HIV Care Drops Steadily After Prison Release
Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity
Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies
Tips Provided for Budgeting in Medical Residency
Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year
Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs
Uninsured Rate at 8.8 Percent in First Quarter of 2018
For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady
Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture
Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing
More Non-Elderly Americans Uninsured in 2017 Versus 2016
Physicians Often Don't Address Their Burnout
Business Degree Increasingly Useful for Doctors
Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use
Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents
HIV Infection Diagnoses on the Rise in Young Homosexual Men
Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings
In 2016, Proportion of Uninsured Americans Down to 10 Percent
Some Clinicians, Patients Record Clinic Visits for Patient Use
Dozens of Medical Groups Join Forces to Improve Diagnoses
Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents
Residents Should Take Advantage of Paid Time Off
Hospitals Charge 479 Percent of Cost of Drugs on Average
Patient Health Information Often Shared Electronically
Global Prevalence of Insufficient Activity 27.5 Percent
Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor
Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages
Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction
Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage
Patrons of 'Vampire Facial' Spa May Have Been Exposed to HIV
Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making
Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults
Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics
Residents Working Long Hours Can Increase Alertness
Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication
Medicaid Work Requirements Don't Impact Many Enrollees
Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
Docs, Consumers Agree on Benefits of Virtual Care
Physician Burnout Rates Vary by Medical Specialty
Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools
Better Training Needed to Boost LGBTQ Patient Health Care
Hospital Groups Launch Own Generic Drug Company
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future
Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From '07 to '17
CDC: Increase in Rate of STDs for Fourth Consecutive Year in U.S.
Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age
No Meaningful Increase in Physician Compensation Last Year
Marketplace Premiums Increase More With Monopolist Insurers
Medical Practices Should Address Negative Online Reviews
Artificial Intelligence Holds Promise in Medicine
Experts Address Loss of the National Guideline Clearinghouse
Alcohol Is Leading Risk Factor for Global Disease Burden
Most Research Participants Not Concerned About Data Sharing
Smartphone App Can Help Improve Outcomes With HIV
AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal
1997 to 2015 Saw Increase in HIV Viral Suppression Rates
Small Practices Also at Risk for Data Breaches
National Provider Identifiers Are Vulnerable to Theft
Strategy Outlined for Shooter Incident in Health Care Facility
Advantages for HDHP Enrollees in Large Versus Small Firms
Doctors Often Not Discussing Risk Factors With Patients
Pennsylvania Case Could Affect Evidence for Malpractice Defense
Experts Offer Tips for Provider Appeal of Denied Medical Claims
NYU Becomes First Medical School to Cover All Tuition
Little Global Development Assistance for Adolescent Health
Comments Open on End of NIH Review for Gene Therapy Studies
Residents' Sleep Deteriorates During Training
Practice Names, Logos Should Be Carefully Designed
NIH Panel Will No Longer Review Gene Therapy Experiments
Steps Provided for Discharging Patient From Practice
Patient Portals Don't Appear to Have Much Traction
ACA Coverage Gains Include Workers Without Insurance
Ibalizumab Active in Multidrug Resistant HIV-1 Infection
Integration of Opioid, Infectious Disease Treatment Needed
Trends in HIV/AIDS Have Worsened in African-Americans
6 Factors Related to Inclusion in Health Care Workplace ID'd
Intervention Cuts Risk for HIV in Young Transgender Women
Four Pros to Integrating EHR, Practice Management Software
AMA Adopts Policy on Augmented Intelligence
AMA Adopts Policy to Advance Gender Equity in Medicine
Cyber Insurance Recommended for All Physician Practices
Steps Taken to Increase Use of Electronic Tools in Medicine
AMA Proposes Policy Opposing Medicaid 'Lockout' Provisions
Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
Some Bacteria Now More Tolerant of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers
Groups Urge CMS to Reconsider Suspending Risk Adjustment
Health Affairs Announces Launch of New Three-Year Initiative
Three Financial Metrics Can Improve Practice Performance
New Short-Term Health Plans Have Large Coverage Gaps
National Guideline Clearinghouse Offline Due to Funding Cuts
Steps Can Be Taken by Doctors to Minimize Risk of Lawsuits
Protease Inhibitors May Worsen Outcomes for HIV + Heart Failure
Learning to Change Important for Improving Practice
Front Desk Staff Can Set Up a Practice for Successful Billing
Few Published Programs Address Medical Trainee Mistreatment
Medical Boards May Contribute to Mental Health Stigma for Doctors
Four Strategies Help Doctors Make Personal, Professional Gains
Assessing, Improving Patient Satisfaction Cuts Malpractice Risk
Insurers May Be Underpaying Doctors
Tools, Methods of RCTs Can Be Adapted to Real-World Settings
Guidelines for ART Updated for Those With or at Risk for HIV
Physicians and Practices Should Prepare for Emergencies
VA MISSION Act May Up Costs, Lower Vet Health Care Quality
Medical Organizations Must Address Sexual Harassment
Walmart Generic Drug Discounts Often Offer More Patient Savings
Embezzlement Not Uncommon in Medical Practices
Few HIV Tests Given to Black Men Who Have Sex With Men in South
Increased Coverage in States With Medicaid Expansion
Same-Day Appointment System Implemented in Health Network
Patients Care About the Clothes Doctors Wear
Ten Questions Screen Helps ID Disability in HIV+ Children
Seven Strategies Can Help Practices Manage Staff Time Off
Alternative Payment Models Should Include Precision Medicine
Trials Supporting FDA Approval of Breakthrough Drugs Examined
FDA Establishes New Task Force on Drug Shortages
Adoption of EHR Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rates
eCare Plan Set to Improve Doctor/Pharmacist Relationship
Physician Burnout Tied to Higher Risk of Medical Errors
Virtual Assistants Not HIPAA Compliant
Gender Bias in Medicine Has Far-Reaching Consequences
Patient Experience Officers Can Play Key Role in Medical Offices
AMA Aims to Boost Affordability of ACA Marketplace Plans
Mosaic HIV-1 Vaccine Induces Responses in Humans, Monkeys
2001 to 2015 Saw Decline in Self-Employment in Health Care
Peer-Led Education Helps Physicians Save Time With EHRs
AMA Calls for Inclusive Family, Medical Leave Policies
International Group Develops Best Practices for Drug Packaging
Error Rate 7.4 Percent in Speech Recognition-Assisted Notes
IT Solutions for Easier EHRs Save Physicians Time, Burnout
Hospitals Face $218B in Federal Payment Cuts From 2010 to 2028
Patient Complaints Mainly About Rudeness, Rushing, Reproach
Patients Comfortable With Doctors Having Tattoos, Piercings
Practice Management Can Improve Efficiency
AMA Calls for Electronic Health Record Training
Health Care Technology Impacts Younger Patient Satisfaction
National HIV Testing Day Is on June 27
Missed Opportunities for HIV Diagnosis Among Those at Risk
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
AMA: Docs Declare Drug Shortages Public Health Emergency
Efavirenz Doesn't Up Depression, Suicidal Ideation in HIV-Infected
More Cash-Pay Patients Means Docs Need Billing Strategies
Considerable Costs Associated With Switching EHR
AMA Vows to Improve Access for Docs Seeking Mental Health Care
How Do Business Partner Data Breaches Affect Your Practice?
Lengthy Viral Suppression May Cut Cancer Risk in HIV Infected
HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Linked to Drop in Condom Use
Online Consumer Ratings of Physicians Tend to Be Skewed
CDC: Prevalence of No Insurance Varies by Occupational Groups
CDC: Office-Based Physician Visit Rates Vary by Patient Age, Sex
ASHP: SVP, Injectable Opioid Shortages Threaten Patient Care
Congress Approves Bill Expanding Private Care for VA Patients
Global Variation in Personal Health Care Access and Quality
Better Social Support Network Protects Black Men Against HIV
CDC: No Change in Level of Uninsured in U.S. in 2017
Language Used in Medical Record Can Affect Patient Care
Nonprofit Manufacturer Could Keep Generic Drug Costs Down
Best Practices Developed for Use of EHR to Enhance Patient Care
FDA Approves 'Biosimilar' Drug to Treat Certain Types of Anemia
Regulatory Requirements Drive Dissatisfaction With EHRs
Cancer Incidences and Burden Expected to Shift in HIV-Positive
Many Organizations Not Meeting Trial Reporting Requirements
Palliative Care Consult Can Cut Hospital Costs in Seriously Ill
Practices Should Be Aware of Correct Way to Fire Employees
New Clinic Satisfaction Tool Provides Real-Time Feedback
Improvement in Race-Based Disparities in Years of Life Lost
Saturday Is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes No Higher With TDF-FTC-LPV/r
Medicare Requiring Hospitals to Post Prices Online
Patients Prefer Doctors Who Engage in Face-to-Face Visits
Recommendations Developed on Gender Equity in Medicine
Nonoptimized Drug Therapy Costs More Than $500 Billion Annually
Recent Years Saw Increase in Burden of Prior Authorization
About Half of Pregnant Women With HIV Have C-Sections
Considerable Differences in Burden of Disease at State Level
Suggestions Offered to Reduce Physician Frustration With EHRs
Interns' Schedule Takes Toll on Sleep, Physical Activity, Mood
ACA Marketplaces Expand Coverage for Chronically Ill
Online Doc Reviews Don't Reflect Patient Satisfaction Surveys
Variations Identified in Free-Text Directions in E-Prescriptions
Non-Targeted HIV Testing in ER Acceptable to Patients
CDC: Many Adults Not Receiving Sexual Risk Assessments
Novel Interstitium Has Been Identified in Human Tissues
EHR Usability Contributes to Possible Patient Harm Events
Ethical Duties ID'd for Short-Term Global Health Experiences
For Those With HIV, Symptom Burden Higher in Women
Lean Approach May Help Tackle Burnout in Health Care Providers
Unique Risks Associated With Texting Medical Orders
Blueprint Being Developed to Address Physician Burnout
HIV Incidence Down in All Except Men Who Have Sex With Men
Personal Health Info Found in Recycling at Five Hospitals
Prior Authorization Negatively Impacts Clinical Outcomes
Drug Copayments Often Exceed Prescription Drug Costs
U.S. Spends Twice As Much for Similar Health Care Utilization
Three-Pronged Approach Can Improve Physician Engagement
Doctors Facing Challenge to Help Needy While Protecting Practices
FDA Approves New Medication for Drug-Resistant HIV
Early Studies Often Show Exaggerated Treatment Effect
Recommendations for Optimizing Hidden Curriculum in Medicine
Understanding Rx Nonadherence Can Improve Adherence
Artificial Intelligence May Help Prevent Physician Burnout
Chronicity of Depression Ups Failure Along Continuum of HIV Care
CDC: No Change in Percentage of Uninsured in U.S. From '16 to '17
Burnout Found Prevalent Among Doctors in Single Health System
Patients Want Physicians to Have Greater Connectivity
Four Best Practices Outlined to Prevent Health Care Cyberattacks
EHRs Not Sufficient to Ensure Success in Value-Based Care
Top Consumer Concerns Reported About Physicians
Poll: Personal Beliefs Shouldn't Allow Doctors to Refuse to Treat
Depressed Rural HIV Patients May Benefit From Therapy Via Phone
Sustained Viral Suppression Lower Among Blacks With HIV
Humanities Exposure Positively Impacts Medical Students
Factors Identified That Impact Physicians IT Adoption
Medicaid Expansion Cuts Out-of-Pocket Spending
Regulators Trying to Reduce Physician Burden Linked to EHR
Health Care Spending Up, Mainly Due to Rising Prices
Review: Lower Cognitive Scores for HIV+, HIV-Exposed Children
CDC: Many U.S. Adults Have Never Been Tested for HIV
Out-of-Pocket Expenditures Down With ACA Implementation
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