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Research Links Doctor Burnout to Patient Safety Incidents

September 20, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Physician burnout linked to increased risk of patient safety incidents, reduced patient satisfaction Read article

OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

Review: Treatments for Primary Basal Cell Carcinoma Compared

September 18, 2018 Similarly low recurrence rates for excision, Mohs sx, curettage and diathermy, external-beam radiation

Drug Prices Increase More Than Expected After Shortages

September 18, 2018 Expected price increase 20 percent for all drugs after shortage versus 9 percent in absence of shortage

Compliance With Requirement to Report Results on EUCTR Is Poor

September 18, 2018 Half of trials on European Union Clinical Trials Register are non-compliant with requirements

Geographic Disparities Seen in Distribution of Dermatologists

September 17, 2018 Dermatologists tend to be located in well-resourced, urban communities

Association Health Plans Can Help Small Businesses Offer Coverage

September 17, 2018 But AHPs may undermine ACA marketplace, as they are not required to comply with ACA regulations

Situation Framing, Language Can Influence Decision-Making

September 14, 2018 Docs should provide risks of both having treatment and not having treatment to minimize loss aversion

Prurigo Nodularis More Likely in African-Americans

September 13, 2018 PN linked to chronic kidney disease, hepatitis C, congestive heart failure, HIV, psychiatric comorbidities

Gains in Insurance Coverage Seen for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Adults

September 13, 2018 However, in post-ACA era, lesbian, gay, bisexual adults still report trouble affording care

Six-Step Analysis Can Help Improve Practice Logistics

September 12, 2018 Method showed unfavorable traits related to match between supply, demand, access at outpatient clinic

Medicaid Work Requirements Don’t Impact Many Enrollees

September 11, 2018 Further, cost savings achieved with their implementation would likely be minimal

Data Age in Clinical Trials Is About Three Years at Publication

September 11, 2018 Trials funded by government were associated with significantly longer time to publication

Personalized Weighting Could Enhance Hospital Rating Tools

September 07, 2018 Incorporating needs, values, preferences of patients would make rankings more useful to them

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Has Uncertain Future

September 05, 2018 Justifiable reasons for supporting and changing program, but not for keeping graduates in suspense

Enrollment in High-Deductible Health Plans Up From ‘07 to ‘17

September 04, 2018 Almost one-quarter of adults aged 18 to 64 with employment-based coverage had HDHP without HSA

Medical Bills in Collections Decrease With Patient Age

August 31, 2018 Mediating roles probable for increases in health insurance coverage and incomes