Ten tips for responding to patients in an emotional or behavioral crisis
Being empathetic and respectful are keys to defusing potentially dangerous situations with patients
Physician shortage to take center stage in Washington, D.C.
AMA president to make presentation at National Press Club next week.
AI Roundup: No one knows what AI has taken over, AI image fans flames of war, ChatGPT now has internet access
Artificial intelligence is rapidly advancing in health care and all facets of business and life. Here are the latest developments:
Are medical supply shortages harming patients?
Ongoing medication, medical supply, and medical equipment shortages are plaguing doctors nationwide
Health care organizations urge Congress to continue APM incentives
Letter to Congressional leadership warns that ending payments could stall transition to value-based care
Attract and keep exceptional talent with retention and recruiting strategies for today’s labor market
A revolving door of staff or an understaffed office can undo the good work of your practice. Here’s how to find and keep talent.
Primary care left gutted by COVID-19 pandemic
Health care is busy and getting busier, but there are possible solutions that could help physicians and other clinicians, according to a new report.
$1400 for Paxlovid; Amazon drone prescription delivery; Hitting snooze could have benefits - Morning Medical Update
The top news stories in primary care today.
Is texting the future of patient-centric care?
Patients want more convenience. Are you ready to accommodate them?
The top five specialties prescribing Ozempic and Wegovy
Weight-loss drugs are all the rage, but who is actually writing the scripts?
Health care cybersecurity challenges increase as threats rise
Vast majority of health care organizations are under constant cyber attack
FQHCs must get creative with building and sustaining remote patient monitoring programs
Technology has proven beneficial for treating chronic conditions and generating data. But changes in reimbursement could be coming in 2024.
Columbus hospitals relieve $335M in debt; E-bike injuries jump 21% in one year; Trigger warnings are ineffective - Morning Medical Update
Too heavy in stocks? Annuities offer a good option for rebalancing
Many older Americans are too heavily invested in stocks, new analysis reveals. Annuities offer a way to trim while earning good rates and getting tax advantages.
Check out the digital version of the 100th anniversary issue
Our editors put extra emphasis on the print book for this special anniversary issue of Medical Economics.
Hospital mergers on track to outpace 2022
Financial need is driving activity, analysts say
Banning menthol cigarettes; Abortion info hidden on hospital websites; Black patients 42% more likely to die
Consumers are ready for personalized health care. Data can make it happen.
Digital health technology has the potential to transform wellness and improve patient outcomes
How the right communication strategy can reduce the impact of a patient’s health crisis
Providing clear and simple instructions reduces patients’ uncertainty and fear when confronted with bad news
Kaiser Permanente workers to start voting on new contract this week
Health system, union announce details about agreement, including wage raises.
The life and times of the country doctor
A photo essay from 1948 captures the life of a small town country doctor in vivid detail.
Researchers ponder best ways for primary care to integrate mental health care
AHRQ has open comment period on new study that found at least 87 approaches to blending behavioral health with physical treatments.
Adults with disabilities face unfair treatment in health care and when applying for benefits
Study shows stark disparities in how adults with disabilities are treated in health care settings
Rite Aid files for bankruptcy; Elf Bar finds a way around ban; New mouse study could combat multiple sclerosis - Morning Medical Update
Why more patients are getting care from large provider groups
What can other providers learn from this trend?
Kaiser Permanente, striking workers announce tentative deal
Walkout earlier this month was the largest for health care workers in U.S. history.
The top 10 diseases killing Americans
Recent data shows 75% of American deaths were from these diseases.
First-time approval the goal for prior authorizations and claims
There is movement to streamline the administrative processes that are burdensome to physicians, their staff, and patient care.
Why keeping identities safe is critical in health care
How vulnerable are your medical records?
Most detailed brain map published; 2022-2023 flu season ‘highly severe’; Walgreens eyes $1 billion savings plan - Morning Medical Update
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