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More than half of internal medicine graduates in 2016 and 2017 pursued a career in primary care

More Than Half of Internal Medicine Graduates Choosing Primary Care

Programs with a majority of graduates entering primary care less likely to have X+Y scheduling
Roughly half of internal medicine physicians report working in a practice that has telehealth technology

ACP: Half of Practices Implement Telehealth Technology

However, to address the gap in actual usage, the American College of Physicians will develop resources

American College of Physicians, April 11-13

The American College of Physicians Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 The annual meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP) was held from April...
Female radiation oncologists submit fewer Medicare charges

Female Radiation Oncologists Receive Lower Medicare Reimbursement

Compared with male counterparts, they submit fewer charges and are reimbursed less
For physician mothers in procedural specialties

Domestic Responsibilities Tied to Physician Mothers’ Satisfaction

Being responsible for at least five tasks linked to desire to change career for moms in procedural specialties
Although women outnumber men as obstetrician/gynecology clinicians

Female Infertility Specialists Make Less Than Male Specialists

Findings remain significant even when accounting for years in practice and type of practice
Improper removal of personal protective equipment contaminates health care workers interacting with patients who are on contact precautions for multidrug-resistant organisms

Many ICU Workers Contaminated With Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Improper removal of protective equipment tied to higher risk for drug-resistant organism contamination

March 2019 Briefing – Family Practice

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

March 2019 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for March 2019. This roundup includes the...
Practicing physicians might not understand their legal responsibilities when caring for people with disability

Doctors Unclear on Legal Obligations in Caring for Patients With Disability

Doctors report having little formal training, have incorrect understanding of care for patients with disability