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Physicians Report Sharing Office Visit Notes Beneficial Overall

May 07, 2021. 3:12 PM CDT.

While time concerns declined after implementation, half of the clinicians reported being less candid in their documentation

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OTHER JOURNAL ARTICLES

ACP Offers Guidance on Antibiotic Duration for Common Infections

April 21, 2021

Best practices recommend limiting antibiotics to five days for COPD exacerbations, acute uncomplicated bronchitis


Proportion of Black Physicians Has Changed Little Since 1900

April 20, 2021

Racial income differences were statistically significant each survey year, with difference of $50,000 in 2018


Nearly Half of Older Adults Use Online Physician Ratings

April 16, 2021

Online ratings perceived to be very important nearly as often as word-of-mouth recommendations from family and friends


AHA Issues Statement on Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

April 12, 2021

Acute CRAO is a medical emergency and patients should be immediately triaged to an emergency department


Several Racial/Ethnic-Minority Groups Underrepresented in Health Care Professions

April 09, 2021

Greater efforts needed to increase diversity in health care professions


Changes in Cancer Incidence, Deaths Expected by 2040

April 08, 2021

Most common cancers will be breast, melanoma, and lung, while most common cause of cancer-related death will remain lung


Having Visual, Hearing Impairments Linked to Dementia in Elderly

April 08, 2021

Dual sensory impairment, but not single sensory impairment, associated with increased prevalence of dementia


Branded Rx Requests Up Medicare Costs by $1.6 Billion

April 06, 2021

Physician, patient requests account for almost one-third of branded dispensing


Risk of Quitting Up for Medical Center Employees, Faculty During Pandemic

April 05, 2021

Lack of child care tied to consideration of leaving the workforce, lessening hours


Mobile Robotic System Perceived as Acceptable for Health Tasks

April 02, 2021

Survey suggests robotic system perceived as useful; patients report satisfaction with triage interview using mobile robotic system


Alcohol Consumption Linked to Lower Risk for Cataract Surgery

April 01, 2021

Findings seen in two large cohorts from United Kingdom; strongest protective association seen with wine consumption


Prevalence of Cognitive Impairment Up in Normal-Tension Glaucoma

March 31, 2021

Linear trend identified between lower absolute cognitive scores in the NTG versus HTG cohort, but association not significant


Aflibercept Cuts Vision-Threatening Complications of Diabetic Retinopathy

March 31, 2021

But no improvement in visual acuity seen with aflibercept versus sham for eyes with nonproliferative diabetic retinopathy


Community Exposures Tied to SARS-CoV-2 Seropositivity in HCWs

March 31, 2021

Workplace factors not linked to seropositivity for health care personnel


Willingness to Get COVID-19 Vaccine Up in Health Care Workers

March 23, 2021

Numbers of health care personnel intending to get and receiving vaccine increased as rollout unfolded