Mental illness admissions: 18-44 is the age of prevalence
August 2, 2021
Schizophrenia, depression, bipolar, and alcohol use disorders among the top five primary diagnoses for stays in younger adults.
Direct oral anticoagulants: Competition brought no cost relief
July 27, 2021
Medicare Part D spending since 2011 has far outpaced growth in the use of oral anticoagulants.
Bullying in academic medicine rife, underreported
July 15, 2021
“We found that bullies are commonly men and senior consultants, while more than half of their victims are women,” said Dr. Harriette G.C. Van Spall.
High rates of work-related trauma, PTSD in intern physicians
June 22, 2021
About 10% of participants screened positive for PTSD by the end of the internship year, compared with a 12-month PTSD prevalence of 3.6% in the general population.
Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act
June 17, 2021
The court voted 7-2 to block the GOP-led suit saying the plaintiffs did not have the right to bring the case.
Incorporating self-care, wellness into routines can prevent doctors’ burnout
June 16, 2021
The importance of mental health and self-care cannot be overstated. How do we incorporate wellness into our routines while navigating the complexity of medicine?
U.S. News releases Best Children’s Hospitals list, with changes
June 15, 2021
“These rankings can provide an opportunity for some benchmarking, to see what other institutions are doing and how they’re able to deliver care.”
COVID-19 death toll higher for international medical graduates
June 11, 2021
These individuals are more likely to work in places where the incidence of COVID-19 is high and in facilities with fewer resources, according to the author of a new paper.
Physicians’ trust in health care leadership drops in pandemic
May 24, 2021
Physicians, however, have great trust in their fellow clinicians.
Percentage of doctors who are Black barely changed in 120 years
April 23, 2021
A study also found a significant wage gap between Black and White physicians.