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- Cervical cancer screening without Pap test OK for some women
(Reuters Health) - Not all women need Pap tests to look for cells in the cervix that might be malignant. Under new guidelines from U.S. physicians, some women can get a test that looks for the cancer-causing human papilloma virus (HPV).
Reuters. Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018.
- The New Health Care: This Drug Is Safe and Effective. Wait. Compared With What?
Comparative effectiveness research may be the best way to answer questions that patients and physicians face every day.
New York Times. Monday, 20 Aug 2018.
- Week ahead: Interoperability, Medicaid fraud will be hot topics
Interoperability, Medicaid fraud, Premier's latest financial results and a listening session on proposed changes to Medicare's physician fee schedule will be in the news this week.
Modern Healthcare. Saturday, 18 Aug 2018.
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- Three factors could explain physician burnout in the US
In just three years, physician burnout increased from 45.5 percent to 54.4 percent, according to a new article. They offer three factors that they say contribute to this burnout.
Science Daily. Friday, 17 Aug 2018.
- New York University offers free tuition for all medical students
Rising tuition and six-figure loans have been pushing new doctors into higher-paying fields and contributing to a shortage of researchers and primary care physicians.
ABC News. Friday, 17 Aug 2018.
- NYU School of Medicine will provide free tuition to students
NYU School of Medicine will provide free tuition to all current and future students to alleviate the burden of crippling debt on physicians. It's the first major medical school in the U.S. to provide free education to all students.
Modern Healthcare. Thursday, 16 Aug 2018.
- Study: Patients Do Better When Physicians Follow Computerized Alerts
LOS ANGELES - According to a study of inpatient care, patients do better when physicians follow computerized alerts.
Business Wire. Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018.
- Physician convicted of improper prescribing gets 4 years
A physician in Kentucky convicted of improperly prescribing drugs to patients who died of overdoses has been sentenced to four years and two months in prison
ABC News. Monday, 13 Aug 2018.
- The physician's white coat: Iconic and comforting or likely covered in germs?
A new study has found that although the physicians' white coat is one of the most iconic symbols of the trade, whether or not they wear it, doesn't impact patients' satisfaction.
Science Daily. Thursday, 9 Aug 2018.
- Women more likely to survive heart attack if ER physician is female
(Reuters Health) - Women who show up in the emergency room with a heart attack are less likely to die if they are treated by a female physician rather than a male, a new study finds.
Reuters. Monday, 6 Aug 2018.
- A Tough Decision For Future Physicians: Early Decision Or BS/MD
Pre-health students have a particularly difficult decision to face when it comes to college admissions: whether to apply to a school with an early decision (ED) plan, or to consider a Bachelor of Science/Doctor of Medicine (BS/MD) program.
Forbes. Monday, 6 Aug 2018.
- From musician to physician: Why medical schools are recruiting for musical ability
Medicine and music: there are more connections than you might think.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Monday, 6 Aug 2018.
- A Broken Arm in Italy: Waiting for Surgery
A broken bone in the Italian countryside puts to the test an American physician's trust in a single-payer system.
Forbes. Sunday, 5 Aug 2018.
- This medical pioneer trains digital doctors with AR and VR
A prominent surgeon uses the latest tech to teach med students and physicians around the world. Every enterprise using VR and AR can learn from his experiences.
ZDNet. Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018.
- Physician Production Declined and Pay Stagnated in 2017, AMGA Report Finds
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - AMGA survey finds physician compensation and productivity did not meaningfully increase in 2017, as it typically has annually over the past decade.
Business Wire. Thursday, 26 Jul 2018.
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