Drake and colleagues blamed rural America’s poor access of health care on inadequate broadband service; however, Struminger and Arora questioned their theory that deficient Internet availability leads to a reduction in telemedicine in rural areas.
Direct nurse practitioner to nurse practitioner referral provides patients with expert assessment and accelerated access to diagnostic testing, resulting in faster diagnosis and treatment.
Investigators assessed burnout-associated costs associated with physician turnover and physicians decreasing their clinical hours at national and organizational levels.
The ACP has issued a position paper that examines the professional duties and principles that should guide the response of colleagues and the profession to physician impairment.
There were no medical malpractice claims against direct-to-consumer telemedicine professionals or services among the reported cases identified in this study.
High costs are associated with physician turnover and reduced clinical hours attributed to burnout.
Prices paid to hospitals for privately insured patients in 2017 averaged 241 percent of what Medicare would have paid.
Patients find note reading important for their health management and are rarely troubled by what they read.
Researchers recently performed a simulation study to determine how 3 levels of shared decision making can increase the chances of patients suing for adverse outcomes.
The average price for single-source brand-name drugs is higher in the United States than in other countries.