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Stress related to use of health information technology is common and predictive of burnout among physicians

HIT-Related Stress Linked to Burnout Among Physicians

Odds of burnout up with report of poor/marginal time for documentation, time spent on EHR at home
Nearly two-thirds of insured adults with a previous health care visit did not use an online patient portal in 2017

Most Insured Patients Not Using Online Portals

Socioeconomic disparities exist in use of patient portals; privacy concerns cited for nonuse
Many patients intentionally withhold information from clinicians

Many Patients Withhold Information From Clinicians

Reasons for nondisclosure include not wanting to be judged or lectured, being embarrassed

November 2018 Briefing – Family Practice

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Family Practice for November 2018. This roundup includes the...

November 2018 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for November 2018. This roundup includes the...
Among patients with employer-sponsored insurance

Shifting Pattern Seen for Primary Care Office Visits

Primary care physician visits down, but visits to nurse practitioners, physician assistants up
Burnout

Burnout, Satisfaction Vary With Age, Sex Among Neurologists

Sex does not independently predict burnout, fatigue, overall quality of life after controlling for age
Patient and family partnership in care should include treatment of patients and families with dignity and respect

Four Principles Underlie Patient and Family Partnership in Care

Patients, families should be treated with dignity and respect, be actively engaged in care
Military patients whose primary care clinicians participated in a telementoring program

Pain Management Telementoring May Cut Opioid Prescribing

Declines seen in annual prescriptions per patient, dose per patient, and number of opioid users
By collecting data on suicides by medical students

AMA to Collect Data on Suicide Among Doctors-in-Training

Administration hopes to identify the systemic factors that contribute to this problem