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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

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Active Choice Intervention Tied to Increase in Flu Shot Rates

September 18, 2018 Vaccination rates decrease throughout the day; with intervention, similar increase throughout day

Scribes Improve Physician Workflow, Patient Interaction

September 18, 2018 Scribes lower EHR documentation burden for doctors and increase time spent interacting with patients

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

Mercury in Traditional Tibetan Medicine Could Be Harmful

September 17, 2018 Regular TTM ingestion leads to chronic exposure to inorganic mercury and methylmercury

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

CDC: Some Sexual Minorities Have Higher Sexual Risk Behaviors

September 14, 2018 Bisexual females, 'not sure' males have higher prevalence of many sexual risk behaviors

Extreme Flooding Can Up Exposure to Pathogens

September 14, 2018 Increase in levels of E. coli in bayou water samples compared with historical levels

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

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

High-Touch Surfaces at Airports Often Covered in Pathogens

September 12, 2018 At least one respiratory virus detected in 10 percent of surface samples at major airport during flu season

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

AHA: Update on Diagnosis, Tx for Chagas Cardiomyopathy

September 11, 2018 Prevalence has increased in U.S.; statement aims to increase recognition, improve care

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