No single solution to address sexual harassment in medicine exists, but physicians of all genders must come together to make progress.
As the #MeToo movement has gained strength, reports of sexual harassment at medical schools have mostly remained stagnant.
While overall gender diversity has improved in the healthcare profession, female physicians are still paid significantly less than their male counterparts.
The culture of bullying — widespread across the medical field — has been linked to poorer patient outcomes. So why can't physicians stop bullying in its tracks?
Palliative care intervention may increase the likelihood of revising prognostic assessment in line with physician's.
Repeated measurement of initially elevated blood pressure linked to 8 mm Hg reduction in systolic blood pressure.
Trends from 1988 to 2014 data suggest that for US adults, cardiovascular health has worsened, and health disparities in race/ethnicity and nativity continue to exist.
While smartphone app use led to increased medication adherence, corresponding drops in systolic blood pressure were not seen.
Telemedicine could provide a real-time feedback loop and allow pharmacists to help patients self-manage their diabetes.
Costs related to informal caregiving for patients with cardiovascular disease may increase to $128 billion by 2035.
The American Diabetes Association has updated its Clinical Standards of Medical Care guidelines for identifying and managing cardiovascular risk factors in diabetes.
High burden of expenses were seen for 1 in 4 low-income families with a member with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
New Class 1 recommendations involve the referral of inpatients and outpatients to cardiac rehabilitation programs that include exercise training.
Enrollees have more chronic conditions and health care use vs other privately insured individuals.
While ICD-10-CM may be an improvement on an old process, big data is the revolution that has the potential to change health care forever.
Findings based on Medicare 30-day payments for both inpatient care and after discharge.
Stroke survivors reported that a systematic voiding program helped them regain autonomy and re-establish pattern of micturition.
Pharmacists work closely with primary care providers, cardiologists, neurologists, and cardiac rehabilitation nurses as part of the health care team treating patients with cardiac disease.
The new guidelines urge clinicians to aim for an HbA1c target between 7% and 8% in most adults with type 2 diabetes.
Uber has launched Uber Health, a web-based platform for healthcare organizations in the United States.
Adults with diabetes saw an increase in health insurance coverage from 84.7% in 2009 to 90.1% in 2016.
Hospital adherence to heart failure guidelines might be the best quality measure.
Aegis Sciences announced the launch of KardiAssure, a first-of-its-kind urinalysis to help healthcare providers track cardiovascular medication adherence in their patients.
A consultation model that facilitates person-centered diabetes care results in more patient involvement.
Americans younger than 65 who were insured through their employer spent more than ever before on health care in 2016.
A 24-hour primary care clinic with multiple doctors offering round-the-clock care would actualize better and more sustainable care.
The 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for managing high blood pressure modify hypertension definitions and goals.
Telemedicine cuts emergency department door-to-provider time in rural hospitals.
Worry about deportation is significantly tied to higher levels of known cardiovascular risk factors.
The AMA is offering a 3-hour online nutrition course for physicians to help patients make the nutritional changes they need to prevent and help treat heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure.
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