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Primary care physicians generally do not recognize antibiotic resistance and inappropriate prescribing as issues in their practice

Physicians Do Not See They Are Part of Antibiotic Rx Problem

Providers do not recognize their own inappropriate prescribing, want incentives for stewardship
Compared with non-Hispanic White physicians

Burnout Less Likely for Doctors in Minority Race/Ethnic Groups

Non-Hispanic Black physicians more likely to report satisfaction with work-life integration versus White doctors
In an Ideas and Opinions article published online Aug. 11 in the Annals of Internal Medicine

Guidance Helps Doctors Optimize Telemedicine for Seniors

Physicians should be mindful of cues that patient may not hear or understand and repeat or rephrase
Among health care providers in the New York City area

SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies Detected in 13.7 Percent of NYC HCPs

Previous positive PCR test, suspicion of exposure associated with seropositivity
President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that will broaden the role of telehealth for Medicare patients

President Says Medicare Should Expand Telehealth Services

Medicare has already expanded its coverage for telehealth due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Frontline health care workers have an increased risk for reporting a positive test for COVID-19

Risk for Positive COVID-19 Test Up for Health Care Workers

Risk increased for frontline health care workers compared with the general community
An estimated 38 percent of all older adults in the United States are not ready for video visits with physicians

38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits

Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits

July 2020 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for July 2020. This roundup includes the...

July 2020 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for July 2020. This roundup includes the...
For surgical and nonsurgical specialists

Sex Differences in Income Vary With Proportion of Male Doctors

Sex difference in annual income lower in practices with 50 percent or less male physicians