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The prevalence rates of burnout

Burnout Predicts Clinician Turnover in Primary Care

Findings observed among primary care clinicians, but not staff workforce
Physicians treating certain cancers who consistently receive payments from a cancer drug's manufacturer are more likely to prescribe that drug instead of other treatments

Drug Company Payments Over Time May Influence Rx Practices

Payment consistency, high amount, compensation payments tied to cancer drug prescribing practices
Increased bonus size for physicians caring for patients with chronic disease is associated with improvements in care quality

Larger Physician Bonus May Improve Care in Chronic Disease

No further improvement seen with behavioral economic principles of increased social pressure, loss aversion
There is disagreement between clinical diagnosis and criteria-based diagnosis of fibromyalgia

Discord Found in Clinician-, Criteria-Based Fibromyalgia Diagnosis

Physicians fail to ID half of criteria-positive patients, incorrectly ID 11 percent of criteria-negative patients

January 2019 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for January 2019. This roundup includes the...

January 2019 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for January 2019. This roundup includes the...
Physicians who receive direct pharmaceutical payments for opioid prescribing prescribe more opioids

Direct-to-Doctor Payments May Increase Opioid Prescribing

Prescribers receiving opioid-specific payments prescribed 8,784 more opioid daily doses per year
Improving clinic capacity to respond to patients' social needs may reduce primary care physician burnout

Physician Burnout Tied to Ability to Address Social Needs

Risk for burnout lower in clinics with social worker, pharmacist on care team
Use of medical scribes in the emergency department improves physician productivity and reduces patient length of stay

Medical Scribes Up Productivity for Emergency Medicine Doctors

Primary consultations/hour increased, median length of stay reduced with use of scribes
For internal medicine interns

Depressive Symptoms Higher During Internal Medicine Internship

Faculty feedback, learning experience in inpatient rotations, work hours tied to change in symptoms