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Prioritizing Patients Over Paperwork

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
A worthy goal, but is it really achievable? CMS thinks so.
Medscape Nurses

Age at Menopause and Cognition: Timing Matters

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
Dr JoAnn Manson reviews a study about the neurologic sequelae of early menopause, with implications for clinicians who provide women's healthcare.
Medscape Ob/Gyn

5 Types of Diabetes: Can New Analysis Make Care Easier?

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
A new classification system may enable more personalized management approaches and improve outcomes.
Medscape Family Medicine

Praying With Patients: Clinicians Debate

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
Is it a good idea to pray with patients? Physicians, nurses, and other professionals provide a range of opinions.
Medscape Family Medicine

Go Ahead. Sleep in on Saturday--It Could Extend Your Life

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
For young and middle-aged adults, catching up on sleep on the weekend could be a healthy habit.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Nailing Nail Pathology: Primary Care Case Challenge

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
Can you 'nail' the diagnosis of these nail disorders?
Medscape Family Medicine

Case Challenge: Dysphonia

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
Through a series of short case presentations, Dr Gordon Sun illustrates the appropriate evaluation and management of patients presenting with signs and symptoms consistent with dysphonia.
Medscape Family Medicine

Low Back Pain: Should We Recommend Chiropractic Care?

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
A study looked at adding spinal manipulation and other chiropractic care to the overall management of low back pain.
Medscape Internal Medicine

Thinking of Running for Political Office?

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
Know what a political campaign involves and ask yourself, 'Am I ready for this?'
Medscape Internal Medicine

Managing Childhood Asthma: The Approach That Works

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 15:38
Progress in childhood asthma management has been made, but more work must be done to fully control this chronic condition.
CDC Expert Commentary

Deprescribing Benzodiazepines: Changing Attitudes

Medscape Today - 2018, June 23 - 03:32
Little evidence supports long-term use of benzodiazepines or 'Z drugs,' yet many older adults are afraid to stop taking them, despite potential harms. Can new guidelines help change minds?
Medscape Family Medicine

Specialists vs Primary Care: Whose Guidelines Matter?

Medscape Today - 2018, June 21 - 21:21
It may not exactly be a schism, but primary and specialty care are increasingly at odds over which field of practice's guidelines are best for patients.
Medscape Family Medicine

A Psychiatrist's Elegy for Anthony Bourdain

Medscape Today - 2018, June 21 - 09:06
Dr Robert Berezin on the loss of a cultural icon and the speculation it produces.
Medscape Psychiatry

Antidepressants Work! Not so Fast

Medscape Today - 2018, June 21 - 09:06
A recent meta-analysis was greeted as exciting new proof of antidepressants' efficacy. Dr Nassir Ghaemi explains why it's more of the same.
Medscape Psychiatry

Does Childhood Kidney Disease Lead to Adult ESRD?

Medscape Today - 2018, June 21 - 09:06
The long-term risk associated with childhood kidney disease is explored in a population-based study.
Medscape Pediatrics

1 In 5 Americans Have Fallen Victim To Medical Errors, Survey Finds

IHI - 2018, June 20 - 22:51
Tejal Gandhi comments on a recent study by IHI/NPSF on patient experiences with medical error in this article.

Anchoring Hospitals in the Community: Growing Network of Health Systems Takes on Social Determinants

IHI - 2018, June 20 - 22:29
IHI's Pathways to Population Health was mentioned in this article on health systems taking on social determinants of health in their communities.

5 Steps to Ensure Your Patients—Like my Husband—Receive the End-of-Life Care They Want

IHI - 2018, June 20 - 22:07
The Conversation Project's starter kit, that helps people talk about their end-of-life wishes, was highlighted in this article.

7 Services PCPs Forget to Bill For

Medscape Today - 2018, June 20 - 02:50
Primary care offices may overlook billing for services they provided; either they don't realize they can get reimbursed, or their billing workflow is flawed. Here's how to make sure you get paid.
Medscape Business of Medicine

Demand Better Services From Doctors

IHI - 2018, June 19 - 23:36
This article calls for patients in Ghana to demand better services from their health care practitioners in hospitals and clinics.
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