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Variability in Geographic Availability of New Antibiotics

October 19, 2018. 7:00 PM CDT. Greater geographic availability for antibiotics from and/or marketed by companies in U.S., Europe Read article


Minority Residents Experience Burdens Linked to Race/Ethnicity

October 09, 2018 Residents describe daily barrage of microaggression, bias; being tasked as race/ethnicity ambassadors

Industry-Funded Trials Often Involve Employees in Studies

October 05, 2018 Many trials published in high-impact journals involve funder, academic author in study design, reporting

Price Hikes Noted in Small Subset of Generic Drugs

October 04, 2018 Small but growing proportion of drugs experiencing at least doubling in price

Three-Quarters of Health Care Workers Got Flu Shot Last Year

October 04, 2018 Lowest rates seen among health workers in long-term care settings

Cancer Risk Varies for Hispanics, Including in Puerto Rico

October 04, 2018 Men in Puerto Rico have higher prostate CA incidence rates than other Hispanics, non-Hispanic whites

Increasing Water Intake Can Cut Cystitis Recurrence

October 03, 2018 For women at high risk for recurrence, increasing water intake can prevent recurrence

For Employer-Based Plans, Spending Across Services Steady

October 02, 2018 Spending increased, but not uniformly, across all categories of health services from 2007 to 2016

Number of Health-Related Data Breaches Increasing

October 02, 2018 Health plans had most records breached from 2010 to 2017, but providers breached most often

Interviews Can Help Ensure Physician Candidates Fit Culture

October 02, 2018 Medical practices must understand their own cultures before interviewing, pick questions beyond résumé

Surgical Mesh Itself Not Tied to Increased Complications

September 28, 2018 Increased facility use of mesh augmentation impacts risk of repeat prolapse repair surgery

Implementing EMRs Affects Time Spent With Patients in Clinic

September 28, 2018 Even after return to pre-EMR efficiency, more time spent on documentation, less on patient interaction

Kidney Function Recovery Seen in Some Children on Dialysis

September 27, 2018 Recovery less likely in children with congenital anomalies

Burnout, Career Choice Regret Prevalent in U.S. Residents

September 26, 2018 Considerable variation according to specialty for both burnout symptoms, career choice regret

High-Risk Anticholinergics Prescribed to 6 Percent of Elderly

September 25, 2018 Correlates of receiving prescription include female sex, specific physician specialty, geographic region

Physician-Group ACOs Generate Medicare Savings

September 25, 2018 Savings grow with longer participation and are significantly higher than hospital-integrated ACOs