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There is insufficient evidence for making recommendations about the optimal primary care panel size for achieving the most beneficial health outcomes

Evidence Lacking for Identifying Optimal Primary Care Panel Size

Evidence insufficient for impact of increasing panel size on health care outcomes, provider burnout
Outreach to female medical students may improve recruitment into orthopedic surgery resident programs

Regional Outreach Boosts Female Residency Recruitment

Annual workshops offered to female medical students helped boost their matches for orthopedic surgery residency
From 2009 to 2016

Doctor Replacement Ratios Higher in Largest, Hospital-Owned Practices

More than double the number of physicians entered than exited large group, hospital-owned practices
Higher levels of perceived stress

Burnout in Med Students Tied to Perceived Stress, Phone Behavior

Majority of osteopathic medical students report low sense of personal accomplishment
Physicians spend a considerable amount of time using electronic health records to support care delivery

Physicians Spend >16 Minutes Per Encounter on EHR Use

Distribution of time spent by providers using EHRs varies considerably within specialty
Foreign-educated health professionals in the United States are overall satisfied with their recruitment experience

Recruitment Satisfactory for Foreign-Educated Health Providers

However, survey shows that ethical problems remain, including with breach fees
Older adults commonly use online ratings to choose a doctor

Poll: Older Adults Frequently Use Online Physician Ratings

Two-thirds of older adults using online ratings chose a doctor due to positive reviews

December 2019 Briefing – Family Practice

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

December 2019 Briefing – Internal Medicine

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Internal Medicine for December 2019. This roundup includes the...
Many internal medicine program directors misunderstand the American Board of Internal Medicine leave policies for resident physicians

Considerable Misunderstanding Surrounds ABIM Leave Policies

Most program directors report understanding policies, but few correctly define them