New guidelines from the American College of Physicians pertaining to the performance of upper endoscopy are designed to provide better care to patients as well as save the health system money. Find out what they mean for your practice.
Patient education materials from 16 major medical societies all suffer from a lack of readability, making them difficult for patients to comprehend and potentially contributing to poor health literacy, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that doctors and nurses hold vastly divergent views on the quality of care that NPs provide, whether NPs should lead medical homes and whether physicians and NPs should be paid the same amount for providing the same services.
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A 613-physician survey from consulting firm Deloitte found that 57% of physicians do not use mobile technology for clinical purposes, such as accessing electronic health records, e-prescribing, or communicating to users.