Keyword: JAMA Internal Medicine
A program in Maryland to cut healthcare spending while improving outcomes, didn't achieve all its goals.
Experience matters when it comes to hospitalists and patient outcomes—at least during that critical first year of practice.
Patient satisfaction levels drop when doctors deny patient requests for specialists, laboratory tests or certain medications, according to a new study.
When Medicaid pays doctors less money for the care they provide, new patients have limited access to primary care appointments, a new study found.
Inpatients who are cared for by their primary care physicians have lower mortality rates than those treated by hospitalists, according to a new study.
UCSF researchers tracked more than 86,000 hospitalized patients and traced the source of C. diff infections back to a CT scanner in the ED.
A group of researchers in the High-Value Practice Academic Alliance highlights the use of EHRs in new guidelines to reduce unnecessary lab testing.
An Ohio Supreme Court ruling paves the way for some physicians to apologize without fearing a patient will use it as leverage in a civil lawsuit.
A review of a year’s worth of medical research found plenty of examples of doctors ordering unnecessary tests and procedures.
There’s another reason why healthcare organizations should invest in physician well-being: It makes fiscal sense.