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Physicians from the United States and other high-income countries report difficulties with care coordination

U.S. Primary Care Doctors Face Challenges in Coordinating Care

Substantial proportion of U.S. doctors do not get timely notifications, information needed from specialists
More than half of office-based physicians recommend complementary health approaches to their patients

Half of U.S. Physicians Recommend Complementary Health Approaches

Massage therapy, chiropractic adjustments, herbs and supplements are most commonly recommended
From 2016 to 2019

2016 to 2019 Saw Increase in Medical Students With Disabilities

Increases seen in psychological disabilities, chronic health conditions
In 2017

Rural Population Underrepresented Among Medical Students

Number of rural medical students would need to quadruple to meet share of rural residents in U.S. population
Physicians showing depressive symptoms are at higher risk for medical errors

Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors

Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors
There was a national decline in adult primary care visits from 2007 to 2016

Decline in Adult Primary Care Visits Seen in 2007 to 2016

However, visits during the time were more comprehensive, involved more electronic follow-up

November 2019 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for November 2019. This roundup includes the...

November 2019 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for November 2019. This roundup includes the...
Burnout among family physicians should not be attributed solely to practice organization

Practice Organization Not Tied to Family Physician Burnout

Findings controlled for personal characteristics, practice organization, practice environment
When surveyed

Many Cancer Patients Interested in Pathology Consultations

Study finds patients have a strong interest in learning about their diagnosis