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Generating the right pool of physician candidates for a position is tricky under the best of circumstances. It’s tougher still without a clear understanding of what physicians value.
Curiosity may kill the cat, but unasked questions are murder on an estate plan.
The growth of EHRs has boosted use of medical assistant scribes. A study in The Journal of Family Practice suggests that may be a worthwhile investment.
Millions of Americans are affected by mental illness. However, a worsening shortage of mental health services could block access to promising new therapies for many.
Improving symptoms of depression in lung cancer patients is associated with longer survival, according to a recent study. The findings highlight the need for oncology physicians to address mental health issues their patients may be facing, experts say.
It is well-established that low socioeconomic status (SES) during childhood can negatively influence health throughout the adult years. Recent research published in Annals of Behavioral Medicine suggests attachment orientation may be a mediator of this phenomenon.
As more patients become interested in remote visits, some observers say telemedicine is lowering costs and improving care.
Recent research demonstrates the chief mechanism by which smoking damages sperm.
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is a staple of treatment for prostate cancer, but a recent study adds to a growing body of evidence that it places men at higher risk of cognitive decline.
As the healthcare landscape changes, medical charities are adapting their approaches to meet clients’ needs more effectively.
With the right strategy, health system CEOs can leverage online outlets to improve the reach of their hospitals’ voice and engage a population hungry for information and perspective.
Research finds that young men in the middle- to high-normal range of BMI have elevated risk for heart failure when they reach middle age — earlier than heart failure typically develops.
Recent research finds that regardless of the drug selected, physicians should exercise caution when prescribing antipsychotics to Alzheimer’s patients.
Medical costs, the decline of employee healthcare cost-sharing in favor of performance-based networks, and changes in pharmaceutical benefits are among the key healthcare trends analysts are watching in 2017.
A causal relationship exists between senescent cells and osteoarthritis (OA) development, according to a recent study in The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. That finding confirms what researchers have long suspected.
Pediatric orthopedic providers treat some patients well into adulthood, and guidelines for transitioning those patients to adult care need revisiting, according to recent research in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.